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    Thursday May 21, 2020
  • A Celebration of Women of Color in Anime

    A list of 5 amazing women of color from equally stellar anime

    Though woefully misrepresented in all kinds of media, here's a non-hierarchical list of women of color in anime who are respectfully depicted, nuanced, and poignant role models for our own lives too. Read on for more after the jump!

  • Friday February 14, 2020
  • Utena: After the Revolution, Junji Ito's Remina, and More Coming from VIZ

    Book release will also include more from Naruto and Tokyo Ghoul

    VIZ Media is preparing for a big year! The company's official Twitter account has rolled out a long list of upcoming releases, including art books, new manga localizations, and re-releases of classics. Check out the full list after the jump!

  • Saturday December 21, 2019
  • Survival Tactic! Celebrating the Legacy of Kunihiko Ikuhara

    The apple stands for love! Didn't you listen to what Campanella said?

    Kunihiko Ikuhara continues to be one of the most outre directors working in the anime industry today. But as he continues to shock and dazzle, countless artists follow in his footsteps. Hit the jump to find out more!

  • Sunday December 29, 2019
  • How Utena Helped Me Understand My Queerness

    On Utena Tenjou's birthday, I'm examining how her unconventional queer adolescence shed some light on mine

    Utena Tenjou's queer coming-of-age isn't so rosy, but it presents its own important perspective on how we view the gender binary. Celebrate Utena's birthday by hitting the jump and seeing how this queer writer learned from Utena's story.

  • Friday August 9, 2019
  • 6 Surprisingly Normal Jobs That Probably Exist in Anime Series

    What goes on behind the scenes that we take for granted?

    It's easy to get immersed in the worlds of our favorite anime... but have you ever wondered about the jobs that might have to happen behind the scenes to keep things rolling? From the trainers who test the latest Pokéballs to the valiant smiths who bang out ninja headbands, we're looking at six jobs we think exist in the world of our favorite series. Check them out after the jump!

  • Monday May 13, 2019
  • Searching for Home in the Anime of Kunihiko Ikuhara

    Today let's explore how Sarazanmai illustrates a feeling at the heart of all of Kunihiko Ikuhara's anime!

    The anime of Kunihiko Ikuhara focus on outsiders, those who push against society's restrictions either willfully or through their very nature. For the heroes of shows like Sarazanmai and Revolutionary Girl Utena, being accepted by society would come at the cost of rejecting their very selfhood, and thus they must seek acceptance outside of its boundaries. Today on Why It Works, let's explore how that quest for acceptance informs and elevates all of Kunihiko Ikuhara's brilliant productions!

  • Friday April 19, 2019
  • Utena, Sarazanmai, and More Team up in Ikuhara Exhibit Visual

    The gang's all here in a gorgeous new poster

    The stars of Kunihiko Ikuhara's hit anime series have joined forces for a new key visual! Characters from Revolutionary Girl Utena, Sarazanmai, and more grace the latest poster for the director's upcoming exhibition. Check out the full visual, and read up on the event's latest announcements, after the jump!

  • Monday April 15, 2019
  • Why You Should Watch More Of 'Sarazanmai' Director Kunihiko Ikuhara

    The director of 'Revolutionary Girl Utena' has a new anime for 2019, but here's why you should be watching all of his work.

    Kunihiko Ikuhara's latest work is the culmination of an eclectic career in thoughtful and surreal anime. Here's why you should catch up on all of his work while you're keeping up with Sarazanmai!

  • Monday April 1, 2019
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena's Ikuhara is Directing an Anime this Spring!

    As we approach his new Sarazanmai, let's explore the brilliant career of Kunihiko Ikuhara!

    This spring season is packed with exciting properties of all shapes and sizes, but few possess the creator pedigree of Ikuhara's Sarazanmai. From Revolutionary Girl Utena through Yurikuma Arashi, Kunihiko Ikuhara has directed some of the most creative, insightful, and poignant anime of all time. Today let's run through his dazzling career, and try to discover what we can expect from his latest production!

  • Thursday February 28, 2019
  • New Exhibition Celebrates the Works of Utena and Sarazanmai Creator

    Nico Nico will also host re-broadcast of Kunihiko Ikuhara works

    Just in time for Sarazanmai, a new exhibition is celebrating the works of Kunihiko Ikuhara! The limited-time event will display work from Utena, Penguindrum, and more. Check out more info after the jump!

  • Monday December 24, 2018
  • Get Ready, Duelists: A Licensed Utena Costume Is on the Way

    Rose Bride not included

    Dreaming of the ultimate duelist's uniform? Cospatio is preparing to release an officially licensed Revolutionary Girl Utena costume, and pre-orders are now open! Check out photos after the jump.

  • Saturday May 19, 2018
  • Wedding Bells Are Ringing! Celebrate the Royal Wedding Counting Down the Top 10 Anime Weddings!

    In honor of the royal union, let’s take a look at the best weddings in anime!

    There’s nothing more magical than a royal wedding, but some of these anime classics might come close! When it comes to romance, anime loves to tease, so when two character finally tie the knot it's always that much more special! Hit the jump to count down the top anime weddings as we prepare for the royal union!

  • Wednesday May 16, 2018
  • Anime Recap: Shonen Jump Famicom Mini, Wake Up, Girls! Mobile Game, & More!

    The highlights of the latest news in anime!

    Shonen Jump famicom Mini, new Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha key visual, Wake up, Girs! mobile game announced, & More! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!

  • Friday May 11, 2018
  • The Revolution Returns in New "Utena" Manga

    Three-part series returns to story after more than 20 years

    Utena and Anthy have returned! More than two decades after Revolutionary Girl Utena first premiered in anime and manga forms, the story has begun again. After the Revolution is the first of three books following the aftermath of the beloved series. Check out art and information after the jump!

  • Saturday January 27, 2018
  • Third New "Revolutionary Girl Utena" Manga Chapter is on the Way

    Second installment launched today, third follows on March 28

    Be-Papas member Chiho Saito recently returned to the Revolutionary Girl Utena manga for a new Juri-focused follow-up story called "Beautiful Thorn." Now it's time to schedule the third chapter, so read on for details.