The Rose of Versailles Manga Ends “Episode” Short Story Run

The 14th compiled volume of Riyoko Ikeda’s The Rose of Versailles manga confirmed that it is the last installment of Ikeda’s “Episode” epilogue series. Ikeda published the first 16-page “Rose of Versailles Episode” one shot in Shueisha’s Margaret magazine in 2013, 40 years after the end of the original series. She has since continued penning The Rose of Versailles short stories for Margaret. The 11th volume, the first volume for the series in four decades, shipped in 2014 with a compilation of the first four “episodes.”

Ikeda launched the original Rose of Versailles in Shueisha’s Weekly Margaret magazine in 1972. The story is set in the intrigue-filled court of Queen Marie Antoinette before and during the upheavals of the French Revolution. Lady Oscar is a young woman raised as a man to serve in the palace guards. Udon Entertainment has licensed the manga for release in North America.

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The Rose of Versailles Manga to Get Two More Chapters

The second 2018 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 combined third and fourth issue on January 5, 2018 and in the fifth issue on February 5, 2018. The magazine hints that the new chapters will center around the character Victor Clement de Girodelle.

The story is set in the intrigue-filled court of Queen Marie Antoinette before and during the upheavals of the French Revolution. Lady Oscar is a young woman raised as a man to serve in the palace guards.

Ikeda launched The Rose of Versailles manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Margaret magazine in 1972. Udon Entertainment has licensed the manga for North America.

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Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses the Claudine Manga

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has licensed Riyoko Ikeda’s one shot manga Claudine (Claudine…!). The large-trim volume is scheduled to be released for the first time in North America on June 26, 2018.

The manga is described as:

Born as “Claudine…!” in a female-assigned body that doesn’t reflect the man inside, this heart-wrenching story follows Claudine…! through life, pain, and the love of several women. Master shoujo mangaka Riyoko Ikeda, considered part of the influential Year 24 Group, explores gender and sexuality in early twentieth century France in this powerful tale about identity.

The manga serialized in Shueisha’s Margaret magazine. Ikeda is best known for her The Rose of Versailles manga, which launched in Shueisha’s Weekly Margaret magazine in 1972.

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The Rose of Versailles Manga to Get Two More New Chapters

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.

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The Rose of Versailles to Get Two-Chapter “Oscar Volume” Manga Starting in December 2015

This year’s 24th issue of Shueisha’s Margaret magazine has announced that it will serialize a “new episode” of Riyoko Ikeda’s The Rose of Versailles manga beginning with its second 2016 issue on December 19, 2015. The new “large volume” two-chapter manga will be a fan-anticipated “Oscar-hen” (Oscar Volume).

Ikeda launched the original manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Margaret magazine in 1972. The story is set in the intrigue-filled court of Queen Marie Antoinette before and during the upheavals of the French Revolution. Lady Oscar is a young woman raised as a man to serve in the palace guards.

Ikeda published a 16-page one shot, “Rose of Versailles Episode,” in Shueisha’s Margaret magazine in 2013, 40 years after the end of the original series. She has since continued penning The Rose of Versailles short stories for Margaret, the most recent of which, “Episode 6,” ran in two parts on March 20 and April 4, 2015. Udon Entertainment has licensed the manga for North America.

Source: ANN

Udon Entertainment Licenses the Rose of Versailles Manga

Udon Entertainment announced at its San Diego Comic-Con 2015 panel that it has licensed Riyoko Ikeda’s classic shojo manga Rose of Versailles. The series will be released in two-in-one omnibus volumes to quicken the publishing schedule. The first volume is scheduled for the second quarter of 2016. This will be the first official English release of the manga.

Ikeda launched Rose of Versailles in Shueisha’s Weekly Margaret magazine in 1972.

Source: ANN