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    Wednesday October 7, 2015
  • Main Visual for "Princess Knight" Musical Revealed

    Shoujo manga magazine Nakayoshi's 60th anniversary project

    The official website for the upcoming musical adaptation of Osamu "God of Manga" Tezuka's classic manga in the 1950/1960s, Ribbon no Kishi/Princess Knight, has posted its main visual featuring the four main cast: Erika Ikuta as Sapphire, Keisuke Kaminaga as Prince Franz, Tsunemori Aoki as Captain Blood, and Reika Sakurai as Hecate. Hit the jump for more information.

  • Tuesday August 25, 2015
  • Nogizaka46 Member Erika Ikuta to Star in "Princess Knight" Musical

    Play will be performed in Tokyo and Osaka from November to December

    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.

  • Friday July 10, 2015
  • Osamu Tezuka's "Princess Knight" Receives Magazine Authentic Reprint

    Japanese website will reprint classic manga as it appeared in "Shōjo Club" and "Nakayoshi"

    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.

  • Wednesday November 6, 2013
  • Fashion Brand Offers Bunny Girl Redesign of Tezuka's "Princess Knight" Shoujo Heroine

    Seminal shoujo manga turns 60 this year

    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.

  • Saturday June 15, 2013
  • "Macross" Museum Presents "Princess Knight" Crossover Art

    Tezuka museum hosts 30th anniversary exhibit

    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.

  • Friday February 22, 2013
  • Right Stuf Schedules Release for Classic Shoujo Anime "Princess Knight"

    Re-priced re-release of "Dirty Pair" also slated for June

    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.

  • Wednesday October 24, 2012

    Nozomi Ent. to release classic anime as limited-edition DVD sets in 2013

    Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to announce its acquisition of the classic Princess Knight animated series. 

  • Right Stuf Licenses "Princess Knight" TV Anime

    Limited edition DVDs to be released in 2013

    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!