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 80 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche

Episode 47: Die Räuber

Join Heidi and Lella as they talk about a favorite small-theater show and give it some tough love. (Warning: Plot spoilers) Have you seen The Robbers? What did you think of it? Things Mentioned in This Show: Die Räuber (TakaWiki) Emao Yuu (TakaWiki) Inst



Episode 46: Golden Combinations

Join Kate and Jen as they talk about the many definitions of a “Golden Combi”, and some of their favorite otokoyaku and musumeyaku pairs. We won’t give them away ahead of time. See if you can guess from the sound clips! ???? Please drop us


 2020-04-28  55m

Episode 45: Looking Back at “Casablanca”

Join Becca, Julie, and Jen as we talk about the movie “Casablanca”, the Takarazuka musical “Casablanca”, the controversies, stories about the show, the shinko, H1N1, engagements, and lots of other things I’m no doubt forgett


 2020-04-08  1h20m

Episode 44: Spring 2020 News and Speculation

Julie and Jen chat about all the recent show and actress news, speculate, and ramble a bit. Join us for a lighthearted break in the World of Dreams! Please join in in the comments below! We’d love to know what you are all thinking as well. Links to


 2020-03-23  0m

Special #17: Coronavirus and H1N1

Just a quick check-in on how the Coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting the Takarazuka Revue, officially and unofficially, and a quick comparison to the 2009 H1N1 pandemic in Japan. If you have more news to share, please do in the comments below!


 2020-03-09  14m

Episode 43: Farewell to Asumi Rio

Happy New Year! (The year of the Rat is almost here!) In this episode, Heidi, Jen, and Lella talk about Mirio’s career in Takarazuka. Please share your memories and thoughts in the comments! Links: KEN-ON ( 研音 ) talent agency website (Japanese only


 2019-12-31  1h35m

Episode 42: Farewell Kurenai Yuzuru & Kisaki Airi

Carly, Jenn & Julie talk about Kurenai Yuzuru and Kisaki Airi’s Takarazuka careers, leading up to their retirement on 10/13/19. LINKS: Ranno Hana’s Twitter & InstagramGOD OF STARS Script (Translation by hoshigomi)Kurenai YuzuruKisaki


 2019-10-09  57m

Episode 41: Casanova and Goodbye to Senna Ayase

Although it was recorded in May, due to bad audio the posting of this episode was postponed until now. We were unable to correct the bad audio, but have now decided to post the episode in spite of this. However, as a result, all of the ‘happy thing


 2019-09-03  2h55m

Episode 40: Farewell Shibata Yukihiro

Sadly, award-winning playwright and director Shibata Yukihiro passed away on July 19th. We recorded a short episode to honor him. Do you have any Shibata-sensei shows you particularly enjoy? Or memories of the man? Please share them in the comments! Link


 2019-08-08  38m

Episode 39: Recent Hoshigumi Shows (first half of 2019)

Join Carly and special guest/Hoshigumi fan Maizy for a discussion of Hoshigumi’s 3 most recent productions! LINKS: Nanami Hiroki’s InstagramYuzuki Reon’s upcoming show on ice “Hyoen” SHOWS DISCUSSED: Beside the Foggy Elbe/Es


 2019-05-22  59m