An awesome Japanese comic book turned TV series about a cross-dressing young girl, Utena Tenjou, who is rescued by a prince, and as a result, decides to become a prince herself. In a strange, fantastical high school academy, the individualistic girl Utena discovers a strange series of duels – competitions to claim her classmate Himemiya Anthy as the prized "Rose Bride". When Utena agrees to a duel, intending to free Anthy from her obligations, she finds herself inexorably drawn into a complex web of power struggles, lust, and jealousy.
Read a good, more complete synopsis of the storyline.
Revolutionary Girl Utena Manga Comics
The comic books are really the easiest way to follow the plotline, which can be really dense and surreal in the TV series and almost impossible to follow in the movie. The comics are much clearer about the character’s intentions and about what’s actually going on with the arcane rituals they’re performing.
Revolutionary Girl Utena, Volume 1: To Till
Revolutionary Girl Utena, Volume 2: To Plant
Revolutionary Girl Utena, Volume 3: To Sprout
La Fillete Revolutionnaire Utena Illustration
Art of Utena (Japanese Language Text)
Revolutionary Girl Utena TV Series DVDs
Revolutionary Girl Utena – The Rose Collection – Volume 1
Revolutionary Girl Utena – The Rose Collection – Volume 2
Revolutionary Girl Utena – The Black Rose Blooms – Volume 3
Revolutionary Girl Utena – Impatience and Longing – Volume 4
Revolutionary Girl Utena – Darkness – Volume 5
Revolutionary Girl Utena The DVD Movie
Revolutionary Girl Utena – The Movie (2002)
The Movie version of RGU has been called an "alternate universe" version of the story… and with good reason. Condensed and somewhat different in details, it would be almost impossible to follow had I not read the comic books and seen the TV show.
Revolutionary Girl Utena Websites
Rose Petals – La Fillette Revolutionnaire
The Utena Network – wine soaked roses
Revolutionary Girl Utena – The Movie
A flash site for the movie.
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HOWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA…..i love this comic very much…but its so sad in my country.indonesia this comic never allowed..but i just had buy this book in malaysia..production by VIZ..n i had just 2 book..sob..sob..sob..oooh have someone out there give me the comic..just 3 more (3,4,5) i must thanks alot…(but its must be DREAM)