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Girl Revolution Utena (1997)
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Girl Revolution Utena (1997)
Original name: 少女革命ウテナ
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Revolutionary Girl Utena is a manga by Chiho Saito and anime directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara. The manga serial began in the June 1996 issue of Ciao and the anime was first broadcast in 1997. The anime and manga were created simultaneously, but, despite some similarities, they progressed in different directions. A movie, "Adolescence of Utena" was released in theatres in 1999. A number of stage productions based on the franchise were also produced in the mid-1990s, including the "Comedie Musicale Utena la fillette révolutionnaire", staged by an all-female Takarazuka-style cast. The main character is Utena Tenjou, a tomboyish teenage girl who was so impressed by a kind prince in her childhood that she decided to become a prince herself. She attends Ohtori Academy, where she meets a student named Anthy Himemiya, a girl who is in an abusive relationship with another student. Utena fights to protect Anthy and is pulled into a series of sword duels with the members of the Student Council. Anthy is referred to as the "Rose Bride" and is given to the winner of each duel. It is said that the winner of the of tournament will receive a mysterious "power to revolutionize the world", and the current champion is constantly challenged for the right to possess the Rose Bride.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, offbeat, surreal, stylized, semi serious, shoujo, fairy tale, tragic
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, school, revolution, high school, rose, hotshot hero, high school life, gender identity, teenage life, apocalypse, wedding, youth, romance, love and romance, fictional reality, duel, boarding school, animal life, cultural icon, siblings relations, silly humor, lesbianism, lesbian, revolutionary, orphan ...
Place: japan

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Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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TV show
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