It is confirmed that Erika Ikuta, a 18-year-old member of girls idol group Nogizaka46, will star as the protagonist Sapphire in the upcoming musical adaptation of Osamu "God of Manga" Tezuka's classic manga in the 1950/1960s, Ribbon no Kishi/Princess Knight. Check Ikuta in the musical costume after the jump.
Fukkan.com is releasing a four volume set that reprints Osamu Tezuka's classic shōjo manga, Princess Knight, as it originally appeared from 1953 - 1958 in Kodansha's Shōjo Club and Nakayoshi magazines. Hit the jump to learn more.
Introduced in 1953, Osamu Tezuka's Princess Knight was the fairy tail of Princess Sapphire, a heroine with male and female hearts who must assume roles identified with both genders. Well timed for the 60th anniversary of the series that helped inform the traditions of shoujo manga, Han Ahn Soon's ready to wear fashion is offering a special collaboration at the Isetan Shinjuku department store. More after the jump.
Osamu Tezuka's was inspired by musicals, especially the work of the all-female Takarazuka Revue, when making his influential shoujo manga Princess Knight. So, when the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Hyogo Prefecture hosts a ‘MACROSS THE MUSEUM’ exhibit starting June 28th, it makes connection to draw the connection between the alway musical Macross and Princess Knight. See the prepared art after the jump.
Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and its Nozomi Entertainment division have announced that Princess Knight, Part 1 DVD set will be available on June 4, 2013. The set will feature the first 26 episodes of the shoujo classic television series, with its original English-language dub, as well as a Spanish-language audio option. More after the jump.
Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to announce its acquisition of the classic Princess Knight animated series.
If Vertical Inc's release of Osamu Tezuka's Princess Knight manga wasn't enough for you, Right Stuf, Inc. just announced the acquisition of the 52-episode TV anime series, with plans to release it in limited edition DVD sets next year. Read on for more!