Revolutionary Girl Utena 1 Season 1997
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1. The Rose Bride In an attempt to defend her best friend's honor, Utena challenges the kendo captain to a duel, and soon finds herself wrapped up in so much more than she'd anticipated.
2. For Whom the Rose Smiles By chance, Utena managed to defeat Saionji in their duel, and now he's determined to have a rematch. However, Utena already secretly intends to lose on purpose.
3. On the Night of the Ball As Utena continues to adjust to life with her new roommate, she starts to realize how few friends Anthy actually has.
4. The Sunlit Garden - Prelude Miki, a shy pianist and member of the Student Council, has an interest in Anthy. Miki swears he has no interest in the duels and offers to help tutor Utena and Anthy.
5. The Sunlit Garden Miki's starting to realize the extent of Anthy's loyalty to her role as the Rose Bride. Will such an understanding be enough to move such a passive boy to duel for possession of her?
6. Take Care, Miss Nanami! A number of strange events have been occuring, placing Nanami in danger. The latest caused a dashing young boy to appear from out of nowhere to save her.
7. Unfulfilled Jury Jury, the fencing team captain, has taken a special interest in Utena lately.
8. Curried High Trip A mishap during home economics has caused Anthy and Utena to switch bodies. Nanami, accepting the blame for this mishap, sets out to find the cure for their predicament.
9. The Castle Said to Hold Eternity Saionji and Touga have always been at odds since they were children.
10. Nanami's Precious Thing Nanami's possessiveness of her brother has only grown after his injury at the hands of Saionji. Even the simplest gesure from Utena brings Nanami's jealousy and anger out...
11. Gracefully Cruel - The One Who Picks that Flower Utena has gradually grown fonder of Touga over time. But even as she ponders as to whether or not Touga may be her prince, his plots continue to encircle her.
12. For Friendship, Perhaps After losing to Touga in their duel, Utena's spirit has been crushed.
13. Tracing A Path A look back at all the prior duels and major events with some perspective. Also, a hint of what lies in store for Utena if she continues the path of the duelist.
14. The Boys of the Black Rose Utena is introduced to Anthy's older brother, Akio, who also happens to be the acting chairman for the school. Meanwhile, trouble is brewing in the depths of Nemuro Memorial Hall.
15. The Landscape Framed by Kozue Kozue, Miki's twin sister, is seen as somewhat of an oddity around school. In particular, her feelings for her brother remain most ambiguous... but the Black Rose Society knows all.
16. The Cowbell of Happiness Nanami's just received a priceless piece of jewelry; a Sebastian Dior... cow bell. As she touts it around school, people start to wonder if she's truly lost her mind.
17. The Thorns of Death Shiori, Jury's childhood friend and the source of her heart's turmoil, has transferred to Ohtori Academy. As Jury tries her best to ignore Shiori, Mikage's seminar beckons to her.
18. Mitsuru's Impatience Mitsuru is constantly being excluded and disregarded due to his age. He yearns to be more like an adult, but isn't even sure what that entails.
19. A Song for a Kingdom Now Lost When Wakaba was a child, she had a prince she'd held close in her heart. Well now, her prince has arrived at Ohtori, but he's interested in Utena! Will Utena be able to set him straight?
20. Wakaba Flourishing The expelled student council vice president, Saionji, has been shacking up with Wakaba. As she spends time with him, she starts to feel a change within herself.
21. Vermin Keiko's always been content with being a member of Nanami's gang, but her desires for Touga still remain.
22. Nemuro Memorial Hall The truth behind Nemuro Memorial Hall's dark history lies shrouded in mystery. As Mikage is down to his last black rose, he stakes his last hopes on allying with Utena.
23. The Terms of a Duelist As the student council searches for answers as to who is behind the Black Rose Duelists, Utena is already poised to fight the mastermind of the plot.
24. The Secret Nanami Diary After a mishap puts Mitsuru in the hospital, Utena, Anthy, and Nanami stumble upon a diary he's kept that details Nanami's every plot since the time he's known her.
25. Their Eternal Apocalypse Saionji, still sore from the events surrounding his expulsion, vows to quit the dueling game. However, Touga and Akio have other plans for him.
26. Miki's Nest Box (The Sunlit Garden - Arranged) Miki, despite his friendship with Utena and Anthy, is once again pushed to duel. This time, his sister is the one doing the pushing.
27. Nanami's Egg Nanami is startled to find an egg in her bed one morning. Unsure as to whether or not it's possible that she's the mother, she assumes the role.
28. Whispers in the Dark After a long absence from school, Rukia, the original fencing captain, returns. But as to whether he's back to enjoy life as a student or to push Jury's buttons remains to be determined.
29. Azure Paler Than the Sky Realizing the only way to defeat Utena and Anthy is with a partnership equally as strong, Rukia seeks to ally himself with Jury.
30. The Barefoot Girl As Utena has gotten to know Akio, she's started to realize that she has feelings for him. But what of the prince Utena holds within her heart? And what of Akio's fiance? Can love be wrong?
31. Her Tragedy Nanami's growing irritation with the girls that flock to her brother is put into a strange context when she uncovers a horrifying revelation regarding their relationship.
32. The Romance of the Dancing Girls Unable to face Touga after uncovering the nature of their relationship, Nanami does all she can to avoid him.
33. The Prince Who Runs Through the Night Anthy sends Utena on an errand to deliver roses, but little does she realize that Anthy's plan is also Akio's plot.
34. The Rose Crest Utena, Anthy, and Akio all go to see a play being put on by the school's drama club. The play, however, rings a little closer to truth than it does to fairy-tale.
35. The Love That Blossomed in Wintertime Touga's carried out Akio's will without question, up until now.
36. And Thus Opens the Doorway of Night Touga's resolved to duel with Utena one more time. Aware of his feelings for her, he concludes that the only way to save her is to defeat her before she meets her prince.
37. The One to Revolutionize the World Utena has uncovered the truth behind Anthy and Akio and her disgust for them both has brought her to forsake everything she's fought for up until now.
38. End of the World Utena has decided to follow the letter's instructions and proceeds to the dueling arena to meet her prince.
39. And Someday, Together, We'll Shine Utena's once again betrayed by Anthy. With the prince's sword in hand, Akio attempts to open the doors of revolution while the fallen prince contemplates her and Anthy's fate.
|Genres||Fantasy, Drama, Comedy|
|Starring||Leah Applebaum, Roxanne Beck|
|Supporting actors||Sharon Becker, Mandy Bonhomme, Crispin Freeman, Yuriko Fuchizaki, Aya Hisakawa, Yuka Imai, Tomoko Kawakami, Satomi Koorogi, Takehito Koyasu, Takeshi Kusao, Rachael Lillis, Kotono Mitsuishi, Yuri Shiratori, Jack Taylor, Jimmy Zoppi, Maria Kawamura, Hiroko Takemasa, Rei Nakagawa|
|Producers||Shin'ichi Ikeda, Kyôko Kobayashi|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
I bought this anime dvd set as a gift for a friend of mine. He was really happy with his present.Published 14 months ago by Jenny D
I really wanted to like this anime but in the end, I just wished I had the time back I wasted watching it expecting it to get better. The only redeeming value is the soundtrack.Published 22 months ago by bwayne
Simply excelent. Very deep story line, well put together. Plot of having girl(princess) who wants to be a prince is quite imaginitive . Read morePublished on November 13, 2012 by John - Atlantic City
While this Central Park Media released disc was the only way to get Utena for a very long time, it's not the case anymore. Read morePublished on May 26, 2011 by Omar D. Odeh
This collector's box set has the first story arc of the show. The series revolves around Utena who wants to become a prince and find her prince at the same time. Read morePublished on November 8, 2010 by Rhamis
I've never personally read the anime'. My daughter liked this one. I think she wanted it to check out the series to see if she wanted more.Published on February 18, 2010 by Jennifer Harvey
I must say I am deeply impressed with this entire series, including the movie. When I watched the first 13 episodes, I was hooked. Read morePublished on April 17, 2008 by leilei
Revolutionary Girl Utena is about a middle school girl who vows to become a prince after being rescued by a prince when she was a child. Read morePublished on February 23, 2008 by Andrea Lewis
The artwork is very good. The problem is that the story reuses video segments over and over again to fill time. The series does not have a strong story line.Published on March 8, 2007 by R. Thomas