Revolutional shoujo manga series “Shoujo Kakumei Utena” will be celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, with the first new material in over twenty years! The fresh chapters will be published in the monthly girls comic anthology “flowers”, and will consist of three parts: “After the Revolution”, “Utsukushiki Toge” (Beautiful Thorns), and “Futari no Kakumei Zenya” (The Night Before the Revolution for the Two of Them).

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Revolutionary Girl Utena is a manga by Chiho Saito and an anime directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara. The main character is Utena Tenjou, a tomboyish teenage girl decided to become a prince after she was rescued by one as a young girl.When she moved to a mysterious private school called Ohtori Academy, where she met a student named Anthy Himemiya who was in a problematic relationship with one of the school’s Student Council members. Utena fights to protect Anthy and is pulled into a series of sword duels with the members of the Student Council.