To help promote the live-broadcast program “Yuru Yuri San Hai! What will We do on Christmas this year?” which broadcasted on Nico Nico Live on December 24, the Yuru Yuri manga author Namori provides a Christmas-themed illustration featuring the four main girls on the anime’s official Twitter.
Other recent illustrations posted on the manga author’s official Twitter include:
Yuru Yuri, is a manga series created by Namori that released in June 2008 and is still running. The manga has a total of 11 volumes thus far and has sold over 1 million copies as of December 2011. Namori has also created two more manga series alongside the original: Yuru Yuri Reset!, which is currently on hiatus, and Yuru Yuri Ohmuroke a web manga that started in July 2012. The series also received an anime adaptation in July 2011 by animation studio Dogakobo. The second season of the anime titled Yuru Yuri♪♪ aired in 2012, also in July.
Right after starting middle school, Akari Akaza joins the Amusement Club which is composed solely by her two childhood friends, Kyouko Toshinou and Yui Funami. Chinatsu Yoshikawa, Akaza’s classmate, becomes a member after finding out about the dissolution of the Tea Club.
The Amusement Club, situated at the tea room facility since the Tea Club disbanded, has no clear purpose, being free for the girls to do whatever they want.