A musical adaptation of the Revolutionary Girl Utena’s TV anime has been announced, part of the title’s 20th anniversary! It will start in March 2018.
Utena airedback in 1997 and tells the story of the tomboy-ish girl called Utena Tenjo and her fated meeting with the so-called Rose Bride Anthy Himemiya. The musical will be titled La fillette revolutionaire Utena ~Shiroki Bara no Tsubomi~ (Revolutionary Girl Utena ~A White Rosebud~). The musical will tell the story of how Utena battles Touga Kiryuu, Kyouichi Saionji, and other members of the student council for the Rose Bride. Yoshitani Kotaro, who was also involved in the stage play adaptations of Dansui! and the Hetalia ~In the new world~, will be in charge of the script and direction. On top of that, anime director Kunihiko Ikuhara himself will be supervising the musical!
Musical La Fillette Revolutionaire Utena ~Shiroki Bara no Tsubomi~
Date: 8-18 March 2018
Original work: Be-PaPas
Supervisor: Kunihiko Ikuhara
Script and Directing: Yoshitani Kotaro
Official Website: http://musical-utena.com/
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/musical_utena