Alright so thanks to the new interview with Kubo-sensei (amazing translation here), we know:
- Yuuri has indeed moved to Russia, and Viktor is still his coach, even though he is aware that competing and coaching at the same time will be difficult.
- Yuuri and Viktor can’t live without each other and can’t stand being separated.
- If you still had any doubts, I’d argue that Kubo-sensei more or less confirms that Viktor and Yuuri are in a romantic relationship in this interview.
- Viktor’s return to skating, the pair skate and Yuuri’s silver medal were all planned from the very beginning. Their story arcs were meant to lead to this conclusion from the very start.
- Viktor and Yuuri’s stories are built around them mutually inspiring each other
- Viktor is incredibly happy about the bond he shares with Yuuri, because Yuuri is someone who sees him in a new, fresh way.
- The kiss scene in episode 7 was the most memorable scene for Kubo-sensei and she actively constructed the whole narrative up until that moment so that the kiss would feel natural and real.
- Yurio is
determined to beat Yuuri’s FS score and is therefore not entirely happy with
would love to work on the show for as long as possible and wants to do a second