Pre-orders are now open for a number of MegaHouse's anticipated fall releases. The G.E.M. line's Utena Tenjou kicks these off, with the 1/8th scale, 20cm figure shipping in September for 9,990yen. Next up is Excellent Model figures of Kuroko's Basketballer Daiki Aomine and Shinra Bansho Choco demon lord Mashougun Astaroth, coming in October. Get a look after the jump.
This summer, Japanese online art community Pixiv launched a Revolutionary Girl Utena Original Artwork Exhibition Illustration Contest to celebrate the Revolutionary Girl Utena Original Artwork FINAL Exhibition. The selected works are now being collected in a tribute book, available at Winter Comiket, with a new cover from artist/manga author Lily Hoshino. Get a look after the jump.
We knew she was coming, and now she’s almost here: Megahouse has given us a peek at their upcoming Utena figure. Check out the picture after the jump.
In this summer, Japanese online art community Pixiv launched a Revolutionary Girl Utena Original Artwork Exhibition Illustration Contest to celebrate the Revolutionary Girl Utena Original Artwork FINAL Exhibition at the Hanshin department store in Osaka. Winners will have their work displayed as high quality prints at the exhibition and be presented with signatures from Director Kunihiko Ikuhara, Artist Chiho Saito, or Character Designer Shinya Hasegawa. Get a look at the selected winners.
After previewing their 1/3 scale Madoka Madoka Sayaka Miki doll last month, Azone is now giving her someone to duel. Though Ms Tenjou is armed, where as Sayaka was a "Hybrid Active Figure," the 50cm Utena is from the same "Another Realistic Character" series that previously brought us an Mei Misaki from Another. Get a look after the jump.
Penguindrum director Kinuhiko Ikuhara is up to his tricks again, with the opening of a new webpage with a cryptic message and obscure symbols involving a penguin and bear pawprints. Hit the jump for the scant info so far and the chance to throw in your guess.
This week on A3K Radio, we invite Alison Roberts from Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment to discuss Revolutionary Girl Utena, the creators of King of RPGs share what went into the creation of their graphic novel and voice actor Scott Freeman shares how he broke into the industry. This and more at the jump.
Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and its Nozomi Entertainment division have announced that Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Black Rose Saga DVD Set L.E. (Remastered Box Set 2) will be available on August 2, 2011. The three disc set will retail for $49.99.