Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena

Alt title: Shoujo Kakumei Utena: Adolescence Mokushiroku

Movie (1 ep x 90 min)
1999
3.637 out of 5 from 2,638 votes
Rank #2,685

Utena Tenjou has just arrived at the prestigious Ohtori Academy, and not long after her arrival, she receives "the mark of the rose" and becomes a duelist. She is then thrust into a series of battles with other duelists to win her friend Anthy, who is known the Rose Bride. The winning duelist will not only receive Anthy, but also the revolutionary power that she holds! Utena must now do everything she can to protect Anthy while trying to figure out the secrets behind Ohtori Academy and the Rose Bride before it’s too late.

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mariprosa Apr 4, 2008
Score 7.5/10

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The Adolescence of Utena is a very difficult movie to understand on first watch. Some people may be quite thrown by it; one image that comes to mind immediately is when Utena actually transforms her body into a car. If that first statement's a bit awkward to swallow, then you may have to read further to see whether or not this movie's for you. Then again, I've... read more

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ohtoriakio Oct 5, 2009
Score 9.8/10

This movie truly is a masterpiece. No matter how many ways I look at it there is always something new to see; which is exactly what a multi-faceted masterpiece should be like. I have seen this movie about 15 times and everytime there were things I was noticing that I didn't before. The animation is simply gorgeous in this Utena outing. It is even better than the TV series, being a movie it should be... read more

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