Takarazuka Revue Fan Podcast

In this English-language Takarazuka Revue Fan Podcast, a group of fans from around the globe discusses both the Revue and its unique fandom. This includes news, reviews and discussion of performances and Revue members, and much more!


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h4m. Bisher sind 74 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast


Episode 35: Catching Up on 2018!

Join Carly and Jen as they talk about the shows Carly has seen over the last few months. Shows Discussed in This Podcast: Company / Baddy The Sky Is on the Banks of the Red River / Citrus Breeze -Sunrise- Another World / Killer Rouge Arch of Triumph / Ga


 2018-09-04  1h17m

Special #12: The War Years (1930s and 1940s)

This was such a fun episode to put together, and I hope some of our listeners enjoy it! Sorry for the long wait, but hopefully we’ll have some more new episodes for you soon! In the 1920s, otokoyaku (male-role players) had not yet begun to cut thei


 2018-08-13  20m

Special #11: Trivia Quiz!

Aaaand, we’re back with more quiz show goodness! This time we are super excited that we managed to get a lot of the crew together, so please join Anna, Carly, Elin, Jen, Kitty, and Julie and play along at home. Apologies, there were a lot of techni


 2018-06-03  1h16m

Episode 34: Senka (専科)

(Correction: Senka really got rid of the sub-categories in the early 80s, not late 60s.) Links to Things Mentioned In the Podcast: Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (Wikipedia) Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (Japanese site) OSK


 2018-04-06  1h32m

Episode 33: West Side Story

Join Carly, Heidi, and Lella for a recap of recent news and an in-depth report of Cosmos Troupe’s recent production of West Side Story in Tokyo. LINKS: West Side Story: Tokyo International Forum cast Takarazuka Journal review of West Side Story (Ja


 2018-02-11  2h2m

Episode 32: Musumeyaku

Join Jen and Julie for some top star musumeyaku love. Present and past star love, with a bit of talk about musumeyaku fandom. (This was recorded the weekend just before Chapi’s retirement was announced, which is why we don’t mention it at all


 2018-01-30  1h25m

Special #10: World of Dreams

A round table episode with a bunch of the fans who came to see World of Dreams in Seattle, recorded live at the after party. Along with Carly, Jen, and Heidi, a special appearance of Erin’s voice! Also many thanks to Al, Amelia, Connie, Gen, Karin,


 2017-12-18  30m

Special #9: Quiz Game!

Come join Carly, Heidi, and Jen and pit yourself against some crazy Takarazuka song trivia! Can you name the singer, year, show and (toughest of all) song title? All are from Grand Theater shows from 2000-2017, sung by the top star. Don’t be shy, l


 2017-11-12  48m

Episode 31: Asaka Manato

Join Julie, Kitty, Heidi, and Carly for a love-filled tribute to retiring Cosmos Troupe top star Asaka Manato! WARNING: contains Land of the Gods/Classical Bijoux spoilers. LINKS: Kitty’s translations Rose scene – Dream Kingdom Asaka Manato/Misaki


 2017-11-10  1h43m

Episode 30: Visiting Japan and Buying Tickets

This week Heidi, Lella, and Carly talk in-depth about traveling to Japan to see Takarazuka and the various ways you can procure tickets, both official and secondhand. Helpful links: Transportation: airfarewatchdog.com Hopper japan-rail-pass.com willerexp


 2017-10-16  1h59m