Anime fans that have yet to pick up the recently released Revolutionary Girl Utena box sets (shame on you) Nozomi Entertainment/Right Stuf is giving you the chance to see what you’re missing out on as they began streaming the first episodes of the series free this week.
Revolutionary Girl Utena follows the story of a young girl named Utena Tenjou, a tomboyish girl who attends Ohtori Academy as she follows the trail of a prince who once saved her, sparking in her a desire to become a prince herself. After gaining a victory in a duel with Kyouichi Saionji, Utena is crowned the current “Rose Duelist” champion and as such receives the “Rose Bride”, Anthy Himemiya as her prize. The two begin to live alongside one another at the school and to protect Anthy from various duelists who only wish to use her for their own gains continues to battle it out and remain on top.
For those anime fans that want to watch this classic series you can visit the Nozomi Entertainment YouTube Page where the first two episodes, “The Rose Bride” and “For Whom the Rose Smiles” are available now, with two additional episodes (out of twelve) being added each week. The third and final limited edition DVD collection, Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Apocalypse Saga will be available on December 6th, 2011 and those fans that purchase all three DVD sets from Right Stuf will receive a replica of the signet ring Utena wears in the series, until they run out of course.