Takarazuka Links

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Official Sites
Official Site (Japanese)
Official Site (English)
Official Site (Chinese)
Official Site (Taiwanese)
Sky Stage Website (Japanese)
Takarazuka Music School Site (Japanese)
Takarazuka Music School Site (English)

Shopping Sites
We do not endorse any of these services--please ask around to verify which is the best/most reliable.

Shopping Services which will order from online stores and/or place auction bids for you:
My Favorite Things from Japan
Noppin (was Crescent Shop)
White Rabbit Express

Japanese Package Forwarding Services:
Japan to Door

Online Stores:
TCA Pictures Shop - DVDs, Videos, CDs
Takarazuka Video - DVDs, Videos, CDs
Takarazuka-An - DVDs, Videos, CDs, Books, Magazines, etc.
Hankyu Books - mooks, magazines, programmes
Takarazuka.co.jp - the website of one of the official Takarazuka goods stores
Quatre Reves - postcards, stationery, clothing, assorted other things
Rakuten Ichiba - Carries DVDs, often discounted
Takarazuka-an @ Rakuten - New and used Takarazuka goods
Amazon Japan (Japanese/English) - Carries Graph, mooks, and CDs, ships directly to foreign countries.
Sound of Music (German) - German website that carries several Takarazuka CDs, DVDs and videotapes.
JpopHelp (English) - carries a few Takarazuka CDs.
Footlight (English) - New York-based site that carries a CD of the Takarazuka’s recording of “West Side Story” and “Oklahoma!”.
NewOSK Official Web Shop Site (Japanese)
YesAsia.com (English, Japanese, Chinese, Korean) - carries a few Takarazuka items, mostly books.
CDJapan (English) - sells Japanese items to Westerners. Doesn’t carry any actual Takarazuka items, but does carry CDs of former Takarasiennes such as Makoto Tsubasa and Daichi Mao. Also offers subscriptions to Takarazuka GRAPH and Kageki magazines.
Fujisan.com (Japanese & English) - Sells monthly subscriptions to Le Cinq for U.S. and Canadian customers, and occasionally offers mooks, cast recordings and Takarazuka VHS.

News Sites and Online Articles
Takarazuka News URL Collection (Japanese)
Daily Sports Online: Takarazuka Photos (Japanese)
ENAK Sumire Style (April 2000 - May 2008) (Japanese)
Sanspo: Takarazuka News (Japanese)
Sponichi Annex: Takarazuka Section (Japanese)
With Takarazuka (Japanese)
Japan Today (English) - Search for Takarazuka articles.
Japan Zone - Takarazuka (English Article)
GLBTQ - Takarazuka (All-Female Revues) (English Article)
An ikjeld article with photos “The Man of Our Dreams is a Woman” (English)
Intersections (English) - detailed review by Leonie Rae Stickland of Jennifer Robertson’s “Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan”, including corrections of Ms. Robertson’s errors.
Gender Gymnastics: Performers, Fans and Gender Issues in the Takarazuka Revue of Contemporary Japan (English) - Dr. Leonie Rae Stickland’s thesis on the Takarazuka.
Japan’s Answer to the Ziegfeld Follies (English) - New York Times review of the 1989 New York City Tour.
From Japan, Dazzle Aplenty (English) - New York Times article on the 1989 New York City Tour.
From Japan, Scaling Down the Grand (English) - New York Times review of the 1992 New York City Tour.
Hankyu opposed to listing of Takarazuka Revue (English) - economic/business article
Japan’s all-female Takarazuka troupe set to perform in China (English) - Short article on the 2002 China Tour.
Women Play Men in Unique Theater (English) - CNN article
NPC Chairman Watches Japanese Art Performance (English) - People’s Daily newspaper report on the 1999 China Tour.
O teatro Takarazuka no contexto teatral japonês (Portuguese) - Article in Portuguese about the Revue.

Japanese Fan Pages With Information

Takarazuka OG Site - Takarazuka OG (or MJ) Info, HP,Blogs (Japanese)
Cherry Blossom - Info, data on shows and ‘siennes (particularly the 82nd class) (Japanese)
Takarazuka Jinjibu - Announcements relating to ‘siennes and product releases (Japanese)
WaiWai Takarazuka - Show Reviews (Japanese)

Japanese Fan Sites

Atelier Iceberg (Japanese) - Fan art of Takarasiennes
Gallery of Takarazuka - Fan art icons and such
Toriaezu Takarazuka - Fan art
Essay Manga - Lala Takarazuka Seikatsu - A manga of daily life for a Takarazuka fan. Very entertaining!

English Fan Sites

Belladonna (English) - Fansite. Also has information on other all-female revues.
CI Takarazuka Page (English) - Translations, reviews and a gallery
Takarazuka Revue Spectacular! (English) - image galleries
Revue Sphere (English) - Information and images on the Revue.
Takarazuka Revue Company in Japan (English) - Information about the Revue.
Lady Oscar (English) - a bit of information on the Takarazuka’s most popular show, “The Rose of Versailles”.
deviantArt Takarazuka Community
Sing on, Takarasienne - Translations, etc.
Rika! - Rika fan page
Takarazuka Yahoo Group - Mailing List & Community
Takarazuka Forever - A collection of bromides and programs from 1918 - 1970s


English-Language Blogs

OSK & SKD Community
Takarazuka Community
Vintage Takarazuka Community
Suteki na Takarazuka Translations

Japanese Blogs

OG Blogs

Takarazuka OG Blog Collection - Fan site keeping track of OG blogs (Japanese)

Livejournal Feeds of Japanese Blogs

Takarazuka News (collection of news links)
Chidorin Nikki (OSK fan blog)

See profile pages for links to individual OG blogs.

Sumire Style Stage Graphs
2001 - 2012; discontinued.

Ocean’s 11 (Star)
Classico Italiano / Nice Guy!! (Cosmos)
The Man From Algiers / Dance Romanesque (Moon)
Phantom (Flower)
A BEautiful Life / Luna Rossa (Cosmos)
Nova Bossa Nova / A Second Fortuitous Meeting (Star)
Prince of the Land of Roses / ONE (Moon)
Romeo & Juliette (Snow)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Cosmos)

Takarazuka Floral Dance Scrolls / An Officer and a Gentleman (Star)
The Gypsy Baron / Rhapsodic Moon (Moon)
Sabrina / Exciter!! (Flower)
Rojet / Rock On! (Snow)
Trafalgar / Funky Sunshine (Cosmos)
The Scarlet Pimpernel (Moon)
Gu Bijin (Flower)
The Dawn at Solferino / Carnevale: A Sleeping Dream (Snow)
The Treasure Sword of Habsburg / BOLERO (Star)
Casablanca (Cosmos)

Last Play / Heat on Beat! (Moon)
Side Story: The Rose of Versailles ~Andre~ / Exciter!! (Flower)
Russian Blue / Rio de Bravo!! (Snow)
The Legend Ver.II (Star)
Elisabeth (Moon)
Raindrops Fall on Roses / Amour, it’s something like... (Cosmos)
Nishiki-e of the Wind / Zorro - The Masked Messiah (Snow)
My Dear New Orleans / A Bientôt (Star)
The Legend (Flower)
Floating Bridge of Dreams / Apasionado!! (Moon)

Paradise Prince / Dancing for You (Cosmos)
King Solomon’s Ring / La Mariposa (Snow)
The Great Gatsby (Moon)
The Scarlet Pimpernel (Star)
Love and Death in Arabia / Red Hot Sea (Flower)
Me and My Girl (Moon)
A Morning Breeze / Passion (Cosmos)
Je t’aime / Miroirs (Snow)
El Halcon / Revue Orchids (Star)

Adieu Marseille / Love Symphony (Flower)
Mahoroba / A Magician’s Misfortunes (Moon)
Kean (Star + Todoroki)
Valencian Passion / Space Fantasista! (Cosmos)
Elisabeth (Snow)
Sakura / Secret Hunter (Star)
Akechi Kogorou’s Incident Report -The Black Lizard- / Tuxedo Jazz (Flower)
Higher Than the Sky of Paris / Fancy Dance (Moon)
Sketches from the Life of Ryoma Sakamoto / The Classical Music (Cosmos)

Lucifer’s Tears / Tarantella! (Snow)
Too Short a Time to Fall in Love / Neo Dandyism! (Star)
Oklahoma (Moon + Todoroki)
Phantom (Flower)
Rome At Dawn / Les Bijoux Brillants (Moon)
Never Say Goodbye (Cosmos)
Rose of Versailles: Oscar (Snow)
Rose of Versailles: Fersen and Marie-Antoinette (Star)
Palermo Shines in the Setting Sun / Asian Winds! (Flower)

A Kiss to the Flames / Neo Voyager (Cosmos)
Jazzy Fairies / Revue of Dreams (Moon)
Milan Wrapped in Fog / Wonderland (Snow)
Nagasaki Shigure Hill / Soul of Shiva! (Star)
Marrakech: A Crimson Tombstone / Enter the Revue (Flower)
Elisabeth (Moon)
In Quest of the Blue Bird / Takarazuka’s Dream Kingdom (Snow)

Ch’ang, Full of Swirling Flowers / Romantica Takarazuka ‘04 (Star)
La Esperanza / Takarazuka’s Dancing Dream! (Flower)
The Glow of Sunset in Asuka / Takarazuka Splendor II (Moon)
Phantom (Cosmos)
Susano-o / Takarazuka Glory! (Snow)
A Love Story in 1914 / Takarazuka Splendor (Star)
Endless Flight / The Season of Angels / Applause Takarazuka! (Flower)
Seal of Roses (Moon)
Lightning in the Daytime / Temptation (Cosmos)

Romance de Paris / Les Collages (Snow)
A Song for Kingdoms (Star)
A Flute Named Wind / A Revue is Born (Flower)
Takarazuka’s Floral Diary / Senor Don Juan (Moon)
Pierre the Mercenary / The Star Dust Party (Cosmos)
In the Tender Light of a Fine Spring / Joyful!! (Snow)
The Glassy Landscape / Babylon (Star)
Elisabeth (Flower)

At the End of a Long Spring / With a Song in My Heart (Moon)
Tokyo Fashion Energy 2002 Fashion Show
The Legend of a Phoenix -Calaf and Turandot- / The Show Stopper (Cosmos)
On the 5th (Snow)
In the Amber Hued Rain / Cocktails a la carte (Flower)
Gone With the Wind (Flower + Todoroki)
Gone With the Wind (Snow + Todoroki)
Guys & Dolls (Moon)
Rose Garden / Love Burning (Snow)

Butterfly Lovers / Southern Cross Revue II (Star)
Aika Mire’s Sayonara Show

Other All-Female Performance Groups

OSK_SKD (English) - Livejournal Community for other all-female revues
OSK Revue (Japanese) - Official Site
Setsugetsuka Revue (Japanese)
Kageki Bijou (Japanese)
STAS (Japanese) - Official Site
Tango Mujer (English) - Western all-female dance troupe
L.A. Women’s Shakespeare Company
Created by system. Last Modification: Sunday 05 of June, 2016 13:50:40 PDT by rosalie-lamorliere.