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Takarazuka Revue: Tokyo Edition

I bought a ticket to こうもり (The Bat) and The Entertainer expecting to see an all female, high caliber theater production. That is exactly what I found. 589 more words

Travel // 5 Reasons You Should Watch a Takarazuka Performance

Even if you know next to nothing about it and also if you don’t know much Japanese.

This post has been written by…well, a person who knew next to nothing about Takarazuka but was curious and had time to kill on a recent trip to Japan. 1,852 more words

Asaka Manato

Takarazuka Revue's Rurouni Kenshin / 宝塚歌劇のるろうに剣心

Today I saw the Takarazuka Revue’s performance of Rurouni Kenshin. It was everything I hoped it would be and a little more. :)

If you’re wondering what the Takarazuka Revue is check out this link:  1,209 more words

Honest Abe Gets An Extreme Makeover

I thought playing Rhett Butler in an all-Japanese, all-female production of Gone With The Wind was about as gender-bendy as you could get, but now one of the esteemed actresses in the famed Takarazuka troupe is donning beard and top hat to portray America’s most gangly abolitionist! 16 more words

WTF Japan?

Japan’s all-female Takarazuka Revue to perform in U.S.A. this summer

New York engagement marks rare North American visit by musical acting troupe. 346 more words


Takarazuka, Japan's all-woman theater troupe, is producing a musical about Abe Lincoln

Responsible for the Rurouni Kenshin musical and a musical memorial for Shakespeare, Takarazuka will bring an American president to the stage. 291 more words



The Takarazuka Revue is one of the most popular entertainments in Japan.

The members are only unmarried females who graduated from their own Takarazuka musical school. 63 more words