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Shoujo Kakumei Utena

Shoujo Kakumei Utena Revolutionary Girl Utena

  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • Fantasy
  • Mystery
  • Psychological
  • Shoujo


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After meeting a traveling prince who consoled her after the deaths of her parents, Utena Tenjou vowed to become a prince herself. The prince left Utena only with a ring bearing a strange rose crest and a promise that she would meet him again some day.

A few years later, Utena attends Ootori Academy, where she is drawn into a dangerous game....Read More Duelists with rings matching Utena's own compete for a unique prize: the Rose Bride, Anthy Himemiya, and her mysterious powers. When Utena wins Anthy in a duel, she realizes that if she is to free Anthy and discover the secrets behind Ootori Academy, she has only one option: to revolutionize the world.

Shoujo Kakumei Utena blends surrealist imagery and ideas with complex allegories and metaphors to create a unique coming-of-age story with themes including idealism, illusions, adulthood, and identity. Read Less

More Information

  • Name: Shoujo Kakumei Utena
  • Alt. Name: Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • Score: 8.2
  • Type: TV Show
  • Episodes: 39
  • Season: Spring 1997
  • Genres: ComedyDramaFantasyMysteryPsychologicalShoujo
  • TV Rating: TV-14
  • Sequel seasons and OVAs not included
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