Utena Watch Party: Episode 39

In which it’s time for more than just the audience to wave goodbye to Ohtori Academy.

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For Returning Viewers, Vrai’s episode analysis is here for your reading pleasure:

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Utena Watch Party: Episode 38

In which Utena gets us to believe in triumphant victories only to stab us in the back. Literally.

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Utena Watch Party: Episode 37

In which Utena wonders if she likes it and should put a ring on it.

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Utena Watch Party: Episodes 35-36

In which I am positively flabbergasted by the amount of sympathetic words I’ve written about Touga and Saionji.

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Utena Watch Party: Episodes 28-29

In which it’s never too late to turn your story into a CW drama (love triangles free with purchase).

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Utena Watch Party: Episode 27

In which sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, but an egg is never just an egg.

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For Returning Viewers, Vrai’s episode analysis is here for your reading pleasure:

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Utena Watch Party: Episode 26

In which the challengers get an upgrade—so why does it feel like a step back?

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Utena Watch Party: Episode 24

In which nothing on Utena is as it first appears, and in other news water is wet.

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Utena Watch Party: Episode 23

In which the Black Rose Saga ends the way it began: With a Black Rose duelist losing a fight, and Akio scaring the hell out of me.

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Utena Watch Party: Episode 22

In which Ohtori Academy’s past proves even bloodier (and more symbolic) than its present. And that is freaking saying something.

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