Social media convinced Metallic Rouge anime is a yuri romance

Twitter’s less than savory users are once again claiming a show will be yuri (girl-on-girl romance) due to the official visual despite the official summary not claiming there to be any yuri.

The show in question is original anime Metallic Rouge, and in response to a Twitter post teasing an official visual, many Twitter users were convinced it will be yuri:

Here’s a brief summary of the anime’s plot, according to MyAnimeList:

In a a world where humans and androids coexist, Rouge is an android girl, who is on a mission on Mars with her partner Naomi. The mission is to murder nine artificial humans who are hostile to the government.

It’s worth mentioning none of the trailers for the show suggest the two main heroines are lesbians, either:

Despite this, there were tons of comments claiming the show is a “yuri mecha”, while others hoped the anime will be yuri. There was also a small handful of comments whining about the android heroine, due to the fact that she is 10 years old, yet designed to look 17:

Sample comments:

Metallic Rouge debuts January 10th, 2024.