The year in Yuri on Ice
Okay, so I wanted to know what the year in Yuri on Ice is. It felt like everyone is just assuming that it would be the current 16/17 season, but while we got several information on the month, we never got the year.
And as it turns out, it’s not 2016.
In the first episode we saw the results of Yuuri’s last Grand Prix Final.
Notice the logo at the top of the results?
It looks like the one from the GPF 2012 in Sochi, only
Then, in the latest episode we got another small explanation/recap how the Grand Prix Series works. And we get this logo of the current season:
And this is the logo of the GPF 2013:
Which doesn’t just look like the one in Yuri on Ice, it is the same exact one.
So, Yuri on Ice seems to be set during the 2013/2014 season. It also matches the order of the Cups. The events are not always in the same order, but in 2013 it was this:
- 2013 Skate America: October 18–20
- 2013 Skate Canada: October 25–27
- 2013 Cup of China: November 1–3
- 2013 NHK Trophy: November 8–10
- 2013 Trophée de France: November 15–17
- 2013 Rostelecom Cup: November 22–24
I guess we could safely assume that this is the time frame for the Cups in the anime too. We didn’t get the date of the Cup of China in the anime, but this means, episode 6 is happening in the beginning of November.