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The Rose of Versailles anime is finally getting an R1 release!!
Nozomi/Right Stuf announced today that they will be releasing limited edition DVD sets in 2013 and will be conducting fan Q&A with Riyoko Ikeda. It will also be streaming legally on Viki.
If you haven't gotten a Nozomi/RS limited edition release before, I can tell you right now that they're gorgeous. One of the best R1 distribution companies.
To all my fellow Americans (and also Canadians), holy sweet Mary Joseph @#$%^^$#%^#$%@# WE'RE FINALLY GETTING IT!!!
OMFGOMFG, I'm so excited!
Today is Bastille Day! I was going to put up a little picture I colored from RoV but I haven't finished it yet...
Instead, I will share a little project I worked on last night and this morning!
I made a little chibi André! He's made of felt and paint. c:
Took the picture with my iPod so the picture is quite small.
I edited the picture with LINE Camera.
I found the body pattern on deviantART by LoRi-La-Tortuga and I did the rest!
Title: Growing up
Fandom: Versailles no Bara
Word Count: 1939
Characters/Pairings: Marie Antoinette, Oscar (Louis, Fersen and Andre mentioned)
Genre(s): Romance, shojo-ai, character study
Summary: "Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life." On her 21st birthday, the Queen must consider her life, and feelings about her devoted Oscar
Warnings: Sexual references, gambling, drunkenness
Disclaimer: I do not own Rose of Versailles, or any members of French Royalty
Notes:The three days of gambling preceding Marie’s 21st birthday, and the non-consummation of her marriage until a year later are historical. Story written for the Secret Coconut, a fic exchange promoted by the community Saint Seiya Superfics Journal
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I went to Versailles and bought Tome 1 for Rose de Versailles c: I can't read French well but I managed to understand most of it! So.. Now I'm here all interested in the series! I searched on youtube "la rose de versailles" just to see what would come up. I found a old 2007 trailer for a possible remake for the movie. I read comments on how it was just a panchiko commercial or something with that. I also read about being in pre-production to this day. I was really confused, so I ended up posting a BBS on Ikeda Riyoko's site in English. I received two replied in English from some fans..
日本語がよく話せません。Hello Mrs. Ikeda Riyoko. I am sorry that I could not write this in Japanese! I I recently traveled to France and visited Versailles. I brought a French version of "The Rose of Versailles" and I instantly fell in love with it. I found out about an animation movie that was mentioned around 2007. I would like to know if the movie will ever be released. I also wonder if "The Rose of Versailles" will be translated in English. It is a wonderful story! Oscar is an amazing character. I think many people would like this. Again, I am sorry that I could not write this in Japanese. Thank you!
I like ”Ｔhe Rose of versailles" too.
I read it first at 12 years old.
When Oscar was dead,I was shocked and sadness.
I want to travel to Paris and Versaille someday.
Hello, Lyssa. I'm so happy to know there is an enthusiastic lover of "The Rose of Versailles" like you in another country on this earth. I'm a Japanese who has been a fan of this wonderful unique comic for more than 35 years.
I know there are still many fans here in Japan and understood your message, but very few of them can write a reply to you in English.
I'm sorry to tell you, but the animation movie which had been mentioned around 2007 was cancelled as far as I know. Many Japanese fans are waiting for the chance to come up to the schedule again in near future.
I envy you so much, for you can read French. I have wanted to read the story in foreign languages for a long time, especially in English, which is the easiest for me. I heard that only two volumes of this long story was published in English many years ago and was out of production (not made for sale) now.
I hope to hear from you again. The character I like the best is Oscar, of course. She has been an indicator of my life.
So according to the second reply, the movie has been cancelled so far. I also hope the whole series will be licensed in English one day too. I'd like that.
My next and last deal of business is fanart! I was on here looking for good artwork. I tried to link to Kodemari's site on infoseek but it wasn't working. I searched for it and finally found it. http://moncoeur.quu.cc/home.index.html I absolutely love the artwork!!! That's all I have to say c:
Please go to this post for details.
Does anyone know where it comes from? I'd love to see the original/raw picture, or at least the same cover but in a bigger size.
(I saved the image above years ago, and unfortunately didn't type down the source so I can't give credit).
Looking for $50 for the whole set before shipping. Paypal only.