Looking for information on the manga versailles no bara rose of versailles. The rose of versailles focuses on oscar françois de jarjayes a girl raised as a man to become her father s successor as leader of the palace guards.
Also includes minor shoujo ai between oscar and rosalie a girl who oscar takes in.
The rose of versailles manga online. Raised from birth as a man the lady oscar commands the palace guards at versailles in the years before the french revolution. Looking for information on the anime versailles no bara the rose of versailles. Both of the other female protagonists in the series marie antoinette and rosalie love oscar way more deeply than any of their milquetoast male love interests.
Search for more papers by this author. A classic manga about oscar françois de jarjeyes a girl who was raised as a boy by her family and who ends up being part of the guard of the french royal family right before the french revolution. Women and revolution in girls manga and the socialist movement in japan nobuko anan.
The rose of versailles focuses on oscar françois de jarjayes a girl raised as a man to become her father s successor as leader of the palace guards. Find out more with myanimelist the world s most active online anime and manga community and database. Berusaiyu no bara also known as lady oscar or la rose de versailles is a japanese shōjo manga series about marie antoinette written and illustrated by riyoko ikeda it has been adapted into several takarazuka revue musicals as well an anime television series produced by tokyo movie shinsha and broadcast by the anime.
Unlimited viewing of the article pdf and any associated supplements and figures. In 1755 marie antoinette is born in the royal family of austria and raised in luxury. Since general de jarjayes of france rsquo s royal guard always wanted a son he brings up his only daughter oscar to dress fight and behave like a man.
Article can not be. Oh and oscar s obviously a bisexual icon. However what nobody realizes is the pit of.
A brilliant combatant with a strong sense of justice oscar is proud of the life she leads but becomes torn between class loyalty and her desire to help the impoverished as revolution brews among the oppressed lower class. The rose of versailles manga page. The rose of versailles is one of the most influential manga ever written.
Find out more with myanimelist the world s most active online anime and manga community and database. It was published on 24 may 1982 and contains 10 volumes. Riyoko ikeda s work was highly influenced the development of yuri and queer manga oscar and the rose of versailles especially.
When oscar rsquo s excellent swordsmanship wins her the honored position as bodyguard to louis xvi rsquo s new bride marie antoinette the jarjayes household believes it can finally be proud. The rose of versailles japanese. The rose of versailles.
A brilliant combatant with a strong sense of justice oscar is proud of the life she leads but becomes torn between clas. It has been turned into a play an anime series a live action movie and a ballet. The manga was serialized in shueisha s margaret magazine in 1973 and became an instant success.
However the fate of the future queen of france is set in stone at the young age of 15 she has to leave her family and. Oscar has a deep friendship with marie antoinette although they both eventually fall in love with the same man.