Yuri on Ice
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Yuuri Katsuki grew up around ice skating with his friends and decided to make his passion his profession, becoming a top figure skater who represents Japan. After a crushing defeat during his first Grand Prix Final, however, he decided to retreat from the sports scene and return back to his hometown in Hasetsu. Yuuri grows unsure about his career and mulls over it through the best way: skating. Unbeknownst to him, his friend’s daughters film his skating program and upload it online, instantly becoming viral. Because of the short clip, Yuuri ends up catching the attention of his figure skating idol, Victor Nikiforov.
Victor flies to Japan and offers to become Yuuri’s coach for the season, greatly impressed by his skills and talent. A sports anime at heart, Yuri on Ice manages to delicately handle the budding romance between both characters. It does not place heavy emphasis on the fact that they are both men, but instead treats their relationship like any other.While Yuuri is still a novice in many aspects, he manages to help Victor become more empathetic. In turn, Victor’s constant coaching and trust in Yuuri helps push him to become the best version of himself.