This year’s 21st issue of Shueisha’s Margaret magazine has announced that Riyoko Ikeda will serialize a two-part extra episode of The Rose of Versailles manga in the magazine’s 22nd and 23rd issues on October 20, 2017 and November 5, 2017, respectively. The episode will have a total of 45 pages, with five pages in color.
The two-part manga, titled “Versailles no Bara Episode 9,” focuses on Rosalie, who served Marie Antoinette until her execution. After those events, she begins to notice suspicious activity around her husband Bernard.
Ikeda launched the original manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Margaret magazine in 1972. Udon Entertainment has licensed the manga for North America.