The duel choruses of Shoujo Kakumei Utena establish a relevancy rarely found in song lyrics when you're talking about an animated television show. Tasked to keep up, even the more typical J-Pop pieces relating to the show have a lot to say about the contents therein. The essays in this section come from those brave souls attempting to unravel the lyrics surrounding Utena. Various translations of the lyrics of the many songs in Utena can be found here, at Audiology.
Straight from the forum! Maarika approaches the visuals and body language in the closing credit sequence. Spoiler alert: there are girls kissing!
Kiseki connects Saionji's duel song and the closing theme of the last half of the series to Aristotle's philosophy and cosmology. I nagged him for this one. Go go philosophy students!
Something a little different for us analysis fans! This essay takes a look at, not the series itself, but the ever-popular 'Rondo-Revolution', and the more baffling aspects of the song.
An incredible dissertation concerning JA Seazer's duel chorus, written for the "Revolution" duel between Akio and Utena.
For those interested in the interpretation of Internal Clock, Julie Kersten
contacted me to point out something very interesting: the lyrics appear to refer to a specific place! Read on here