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!


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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

Special #16: “The Flowering of the Musical” (1960s)

The 1960s saw the Takarazuka Revue reach its 50th anniversary. It also saw the first Broadway musicals performed by the Revue, and an influx of all things 60s! Photos from “70 Years of the Takarazuka Revue” publication (1984) Songs Used in Th


 2019-02-21  18m

Episode 38: Farewell Manaki Reika (and Touka Yurino)

Sorry this one is so late coming out! We originally recorded it back at the end of November, which is why some time references may seem a little off. But even late, we wanted to share our love! Join Kitty, Lella, and Jen as they discuss Star Troupe news


 2019-02-03  2h9m

Episode 37: Red River / Citrus Breeze -Sunrise-

We bring you this episode at long last after many rounds of re-dos and technical difficulties! Join Lella, Julie, Heidi, and Jenn for an extensive chat about Cosmos Troupe’s Spring Grand Theater show ‘The Sky Is On The Banks Of The Red River’ and ‘Citrus


 2018-12-11  2h46m

Episode 36: Understudies

Hi everyone! On this episode, Carly and guest violetposies talk about understudies in Takarazuka, and the understudy performances that took place during this year’s Elisabeth. CLARIFICATION: we mention that Grand Hotel was at the same time as Rurou


 2018-11-24  58m

Special #15: The Golden Age of Takarazuka (1950s)

Hi all! A short episode continuing the history of the Takarazuka Revue, this time focusing on the 1950s. Please enjoy, and don’t forget to join the conversation on the blog, Facebook, or Twitter! Thanks! Sources for this podcast episode: 「夢を描いて 華やか


 2018-11-21  12m

Special #14: Montréal “World of Dreams”!

Here is a very tired but enthusiastic bunch of fans reporting on the latest “World of Dreams” North American tour. It was so much fun! Thank you to Sakiko, Aube, J. College, and all of the people who made this show possible. Including, of cou


 2018-10-01  25m

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