Hakoot Shares Every Figure Skater Talking About Yuri!!! on Ice

Update: We mistakenly gave credit to Hakoot for compiling the list, but it is actually Tumblr user Seiyuna who compiled the list of figure skaters.

Yuri!!! on Ice has really struck a cord with figure skaters! They can’t stop praising the series on social media – with the skating choreography getting top praise from some of the best skaters from around the world.

Tumblr user Seiyuna has compiled a master list of some of the world’s best figure skaters talking about Yuri!!! on Ice.

1. Evgeni Plushenko

Evgeni Plushenko is a Russian figure skater who happens to be one of the most accomplished skaters since 2000 (his four Olympic medals is tied for an all-time record). He’s also who fans theorize Viktor Nikiforov is based on!

His official Facebook page, Twitter, and English Twitter are constantly sharing Yuri!!! on Ice fanart pieces

2. Evgenia Medvedeva

Evgenia is a rising star in the world of figure skating. She is always posting about anime and skating on her Twitter account, but Yuri!!! on Ice seems to be her obsession.

3. Masato Kimura

Masato is a Japanese figure skater who has competed in the Nationals Championships, and he tweets about the series.

4. Nobunari Oda

Nobunari is a retired figure skater who is best remembered as a four-time Grand Prix Final medalist. He has tweeted out that “Yuri!!! on Ice is amusing.”

5. Michael Christian Martinez

Michael is an up-and-coming figure skater from the Philippines, and was the only Filipino to participate in the Winter 2014 Olympics. He has tweeted videos of himself watching Yuri!!! on Ice.

6. Johnny Weir

He is known for being a three-time U.S. National Champion. Johnny has retired from competitive skating, but he still designs costumes for other skaters and shows up to skate in non-competitive shows.

7. Tarah Kayne

Tarah and her partner Danny O’Shea won the 2016 U.S. National Championship as a pair. Tarah let her skating partner know that Yuri!!! on Ice trumps the New England Patriots on Sundays.

8. Kenji Miyamoto

Kenji is a retired figure skater is best remembered for being a two-time Japanese National Champion with his partner Rie Arikawa. He is the choreographer for Yuri!!! on Ice, which is why the skating segments look so good.

Yuri!! on Ice

Have you seen other figure skaters mention Yuri!!! on Ice on social media?

Aaron Magulick
Aaron Magulick has been a fan of anime ever since being exposed to it in the late '90s. A fan of nearly all genres, he is not afraid to explore the creepier side of the industry.
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