Timothy: Oh, wow, these are gorgeous! Anthy: Thank you. Timothy: Oh! I’m sorry, I didn’t know anybody was in here! Anthy: It’s okay. Timothy: Hey, you understand me! Anthy: Yes. Timothy: Oh, good! Because I don’t remember how to apologize in Japanese.
Note from The Future: This is the one strip where I don’t have the high-res version, because the working file wasn’t saved properly. This storyline takes place the year after the end of the Revolutionary Girl Utena TV series. If you haven’t seen it, don’t worry: all the relevant backstory will be explained within the… Continue reading The Cursed Storyline 59/111
Timothy: I only got here yesterday, and I can already tell that it’s a beautiful school. Anthy: Where are you from? One hour later. Timothy: …and now I’m living at the orphanage, but it’s okay, because I love my job. Anthy: That’s very brave of you. Two hours later… Timothy: So why did you leave… Continue reading The Cursed Storyline 60/111
Anthy: There was one other reason…do you know about Lillian’s soeur system? Timothy: Um. I’ve heard about it, yes. Anthy: We didn’t have that at my old school. But there was this one girl…you could say she was my grande soeur.
Anthy: When that girl left the school, so did I. Timothy: Did she transfer here? Anthy: No. I don’t know where she is. There was… ….a conflict. And when it was over, she had disappeared.
This is one of many, many ways to summarize the events of Revolutionary Girl Utena: from Anthy’s perspective. The name “Utena” means “calyx”: the part of a plant that protects a flower before it blooms. On the face of it, it looks like Utena is the heroine of the series; but if you look at… Continue reading The Cursed Storyline – Rose Bride Backstory
Anthy: My last school had a lot of excitement, and I was always in the middle of it. Robin (thinking): Amon and I must find the Vatican agents before they find the witch… Anthy: So, even though it’s quiet here, I don’t mind. Heinkel & Yumiko (thinking): We need to find this girl and see… Continue reading The Cursed Storyline 66/111
Cameo: Greta, from Kyou Kara Maou. Timothy: There’s something big going on. I can’t tell you any details. I shouldn’t even bring it up, but you’re really nice, and you don’t deserve to get caught up in it. Just keep a low profile today, okay? We’re here to keep you safe… …but there’s probably going… Continue reading The Cursed Storyline 67/111
Robin (thinking): Is anybody in here? Sure enough. It’s the boy. Who’s he talking to? — Oh no. Robin: Step away from the girl. Now.
Timothy: Who are you? Robin: My name is Robin Sena. Timothy: You’re with STN-J. Robin: Yes. I– Chuchu: CHU!