At Empty Movement we’ve had years to accumulate a uniquely thorough collection of Utena-related resources. Some things we’ve bought ourselves, others have been donated, and still others have been given as sacrifices to our scanner, in the hopes of ensuring as much of Utena’s decades old legacy remains available as possible. Some of these appear elsewhere on the site, others do not. Most are in Japanese and lack translations. Virtually none of them are cheap or easy to come by. There is no curating here. It’s up to you to find the gems, and should you polish them, there will always be a place here for your efforts.
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Articles & Extended Interviews

- Musashino University: Actual Sexuality
"Disturbing, Traversing, Borderless, Shaking Sexuality: The Place Where Revolutionary Girl Utena Was Born"
(18 files, 64MB, Published Jan 2000)
This is a very long article and interview with Ikuhara and Mari Kotani, that explores the queer origins in popular media of Utena. It's from Musashino Art University's publication, this one titles as above, issue 115.
THIS BEHEMOTH HAS BEEN TRANSLATED BY YOUZICHA. It can be read in the translated creator meta section, From the Mouths of Babes. Click here for a FEAST.


- Saito X Ikuhara Special Talk (OCR'd Text)
(Link to Text using OCR, may contain errors!)
- Saito X Ikuhara Special Talk (Scans)
(16 files, 31MB ZIP)
This interview was initially published in Flowers Magazine in September 2017 to go alongside Saito's 20th Anniversary manga, then again in the After the Revolution collected book. I've also uploaded the raws of both versions of the article.


- Animage May 1997 Article
(11 files, 21MB ZIP)
I'm not sure where I got this, to be honest. I cleaned up pretty bad but high resolution scans as best I could. It looks to be the usual character bits, plus an interview.
THIS HAS BEEN TRANSLATED BY NAGUMO. It can be read in the translated creator meta section, From the Mouths of Babes. Check it out here, titled "Spring '97's Revolutionary Announcement!". You can also view it in the Empty Movement Gallery!


Mini-Interviews, Fragments,
and Et Cetera

- Mizuki Yamamoto B-Side Leaflet
(4 files, 16MB, Published...? Where?)
The actress who brought Utena to life on the late night variety show 'Kono Manga ga Sugoi!' apparently has a whole book or something, but I bought this leaflet off Yahoo! Japan and I'm not sure where it's from, except that it has a new image of her cosplay that's pretty amazing, to be honest. If you just wanna see that pic, I uploaded it to the gallery!


- Interview with Mizuki Yamamoto
(3 files, 15MB, Published Dec 2018, Nikkei Entertainment!)
In 2018 Utena appeared on a docudrama variety show where an actress got to do a photoshoot of her favorite moment in the Utena manga. This is a little interview with that actress. The show is called Kono Manga ga Sugoi!, and the episode is bizarre.
THIS HAS BEEN TRANSLATED BY NAGUMO. It can be read in the translated creator meta section, From the Mouths of Babes. Check it out here, under "Other Contributors", or in the Empty Movement Gallery!


- HMV Magazine Ami Noujo Mini-Interview
(Cover of Magazine, Published Feb 2018)
The lead actress in the 2018 Musical Utena ~ Bud of the White Rose did a mini interview in a freely distributed promotional magazine. That's this here.
THIS HAS BEEN TRANSLATED BY NAGUMO. It can be read in the translated creator meta section, From the Mouths of Babes. Check it out here, under "Other Contributors", or in the Empty Movement Gallery!


- Japanese Blu-ray Cast Interviews (OCR'd Text)
(Link to Text)
- Japanese Blu-ray Cast Interviews (Raw Scans)
(11 files, 26MB Zip)
Having compared the Japanese Blu-ray booklet from the 2017 to the expansive and gorgeous book included in the Nozomi Ultra Edition, these small bits of interview with the primary cast were the only things in the Japanese text I did not find translated in the English book. At the end also is a note by Tomoko Kawakami's (Utena's) mother about what the character meant to her. I've included both in case the OCR has errors!
THIS HAS BEEN TRANSLATED BY NAGUMO. It can be read in the translated creator meta section, From the Mouths of Babes. Check it out here, under "Other Contributors".


- Ursula's Kiss (Enoki Films)
(Link is to website)
If you don't know what this is, I will tell you that in the late 90's it was par for the course for companies to market anime for release in the states by altering it significantly for an American audience. This site is the attempt by Enoki films to create a proof of concept for such an effort. It is....absolutely...amazing. The site is no longer up, but of course, I have long kept a copy on my computer, for just this moment in history.