UTENA ENGLISH SCRIPT
EPISODE 34: "SEAL OF THE ROSE"
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(episode 34; version 1.0; 12/20/1999)
I just found a comet.
Akio: A new star that no one knows about yet.
Akio: But I won't tell anybody...
Akio: ...or give it a name. Strange, isn't
Akio: I feel like when I discover a new star
I make it mine.
Akio: But a star is a star. It belongs to
Akio: It belongs to nobody.
Anthy: Good night, brother.
Akio: Do you still torment me?
Utena: I'll become a Prince.
text: Seal of the Rose
Utena: You know, I'm really not good with
shadow: I'm sure that a new world would open
up for our Theater Club if you joined us.
shadow: You bet it'd open up. Fans of yours
would be joining in droves!
shadow: Don't worry. Our judgement never fails.
shadow: Never ever.
Utena: But I can't act. I'm no good on stage.
shadow: That's no big deal.
shadow: Flowers will bud just by you standing
shadow: You bet they will. A star is born!
shadow: Anyways, please come see our play
after school tomorrow.
shadow: It's such an ultra-sad story!
ticket: Theatrical Troupe Shadow Play Kashira
Presents: The Tale of the Rose: 34th Exhibition
boy: Tenjou, we're counting on you for next
Utena: Y-yeah, okay.
Wakaba: It must be tough being so popular.
Wakaba: So, did you pick?
Utena: Oh, yeah...
Wakaba: Mark the ones you like. I can get
someone in the Photo Club to make copies.
Utena: There aren't any with Himemiya in them.
Wakaba: Well, she's so unsociable.
Wakaba: She almost never go to events or anything.
Wakaba: I didn't know our school had a Theater
Akio: It's been a long time since I've photographed
something besides stars.
Akio: But why'd you want to have commemorative
photos all of a sudden?
Utena: Well, it's like...
Utena: Akio-san, you get in too.
Akio: You really treasure your memories.
Utena: Well, that's not quite it, but...
Anthy: Stop that. Chu-chu.
Akio: That ring is a memory from your childhood,
Utena: That's right. I got invited to this
play the Theater Club's doing after school today.
Utena: Shall we go together, just the three
Anthy: Sorry. My eyes were closed.
sign: Theatrical Troupe: Shadow Play Kashira
chalk: The Tale of the Rose
Akio: It's been so long since I've seen a
Anthy: This should be fun.
Utena: Do you like plays, Akio-san?
Akio: "All life's a stage."
Akio: All people are either actors, or spectators.
Utena: But I wonder why no one else is here?
Maybe we're too early.
shadow: Extra. Extra extra extra.
shadow: Finally, finally it's begun.
shadow: The sealed light. The sorrowful Prince.
shadow: That which could not be told until
now: the Tale of the Rose!
shadow: Beware! Beware! She's here in the
shadow: You too, beware!
shadow: I wonder I wonder, do you know what
shadow: This is a story from the days when
all the women of the world were still princesses.
shadow: In those days, the world had not yet
been completely engulfed in darkness.
shadow: Because, the Rose Prince was there.
shadow: Growl growl-growl-growl!
shadow: Save me! A monster is chasing me!
shadow: Gallop gallop gallop! Accursed beast!
I shall slay you!
shadow: Are you unhurt, princess?
shadow: Thank you, Rose Prince.
shadow: Then, the promised kiss!
shadow: Growl growl growl growl
shadow: Save me! It's Christmas Eve, yet I'm
shadow: Gallop gallop gallop! Fear not, for
I have reserved us a table at a French restaurant!
shadow: Thank you, Rose Prince.
shadow: Then, the promised kiss!
shadow: Yes, all the women of the world were
shadow: Because we were all protected by the
Rose Prince, the world was overflowing with light.
shadow: Hello there, Rose Prince.
shadow: What is the matter, old woman?
shadow: Calamity is threatening the world.
shadow: There is one who plans to steal away
all the light in the world,
shadow: and plunge the land deep into darkness.
shadow: Who is this you speak of?!
shadow: It is a witch.
shadow: A witch?!
shadow: Yes. Surely you must know of the castle
which floats in the sky.
shadow: That is the witch's castle!
shadow: The witch who dwells there schemes
even now to steal all the light of the world.
shadow: What is this "light of the world".
shadow: Know ye not of the light?
shadow: It is that which is eternal,
shadow: the power of miracles,
shadow: the power to revolutionize the world.
shadow: Then I shall slay this witch, and
protect the light of the world!
shadow: Thus, the prince flew to the castle
to protect the light of the world and to dispatch the witch.
shadow: Welcome to within the castle.
shadow: Forsooth! Tis the selfsame old woman!
shadow: You fool! This is a trap to emprison
you within the castle!
shadow: YOU are the light!
shadow: Why do you do this? Witch, who art
shadow: Have ye not recognized me yet?
shadow: Gadzooks! You are my...sister!!
shadow: Correct, brother, it is I.
shadow: You are the Prince who protects all
the women of the world.
shadow: You make all the women of the world
into princesses -
shadow: the Rose Prince.
shadow: And I am your -
shadow: I'm the only one who can't become
shadow: But there's nothing I can do about
shadow: That's why I -
shadow: became a witch!
shadow: Women who can't be princesses have
no choice but to become witches.
shadow: And so the witch imprisoned the Prince,
and the world was completely enclosed in darkness.
shadow: The witch roams this world of darkness
shadow: Seeking the young and noble, to sacrifice
shadow: Surely the light presents an obstacle
to the witch, to her dominion over the dark.
shadow: Beware! Beware! She is still somewhere
in this world...
shadow: You too, beware!
Touga: You're late. Would you hurry up and
Saionji: Isn't this a surprise?
Touga: I'm all fired up. I've got a match
coming up soon.
Touga: It seems a certain person isn't pleased
with her continuing to win...
Touga: ...without the Sword of Dios appearing.
Saionji: I wonder why we all keep losing to
Touga: She's not just a wench. She's a girl
who was shown something eternal in her youth.
Saionji: She's that girl?!
shadow: Our performance today was the greatest!
shadow: Ah, the bliss of being an actress!
shadow: Extra extra extra extra...
shadow: Gadzooks, you are my sister!
shadow: Yes, my brother!
shadow: The sealed light, the sorrowful Prince,
the Tale of the Rose now beblub blub....
shadow: That girl's got talent, but she's
shadow: Maybe she doesn't have any friends.
shadow: I don't wanna hear that from you!
shadow: She definitely doesn't have any friends.
shadow: No, she doesn't.
Anthy: Good night.
Utena: You going to bed already?
Utena: So, what did you think of the show
Akio: A very sophomoric play.
Akio: Would you like another cup?
Utena: Oh, sure.
Akio: It must be hard on you.
Akio: Anthy. I understand.
Akio: It must be tiring being friends with
her for so long.
Utena: Not at all. On the contrary, it's a
big help having her around.
Utena: Himemiya's an important friend to me.
Akio: What is a friend, to you?
Utena: Well, so...it's someone important,
Akio: Then...that makes us friends too?
Akio: You're always wearing this ring.
Utena: Well, I got it from a Prince.
Akio: You didn't even take it off that night.
Utena: Please, no more.
Akio: Loyalty to your prince?
Utena: I think I...
Utena: want to become a Prince...myself...
Akio: You think?
Utena: It's just that...when I look at this
Utena: That I mustn't lose my nobility.
Utena: I don't really remember that time too
Akio: "That time"? What do you mean?
Utena: I can't remember very well.
Dios: What're you doing there?
Utena: Hey, are you the Grim Reaper?
Dios: No. I do not bring death.
Utena: You're pretty.
Utena: Who's that?
Dios: A witch.
Utena: A witch?
Dios: The Rose Bride.
Utena: The "Rose Bride"?
Dios: Those who can die are lucky.
Dios: She cannot die. Just go on suffering.
Dios: It's her punishment for stealing a prince
from all the women of the world.
Dios: That which could not be told until now:
the Tale of the Rose.
Anthy: I'm right here.
crowd: Prince!...we beg you...please save
man: Prince, we know you're here! Come out
and fight for us!
man: You're the only one who can save our
man: All of our daughters are waiting for
man: Hurry up and fight! Prince!
Anthy: You mustn't move anymore!
Dios: But they're calling for help...
Dios: I've got to go to them...
crowd: Please save us...save us...
Anthy: Stop now. Don't fight anymore.
Anthy: You'll die.
crowd: Prince!...Prince, please fight!...
man: Who're you?!
Anthy: Dios is gone. He's mine and mine alone.
Anthy: I've sealed him somewhere where your
hands can never reach.
crowd: What?...how dreadful...
man: Infernal witch!
Dios: She sacrificed herself to save her beloved
Dios: Even though she was the only one who
truly loved the Prince...
Dios: And what's more, the Prince who loved
her was no longer the Prince she knew, but instead...
Dios: he became the Ends of the World.
Utena: This is...
Dios: And her suffering was all that remained.
Utena: Hey, save her!
Utena: It's too cruel!
Utena: Save her!
Utena: Save her...
Dios: She can no longer be saved.
Dios: The only one who can save her is a Prince
she believes in.
Utena: You're a Prince, right?
Dios: I can't become her Prince.
Utena: Why not?
Dios: You're such a gentle child. Thank you
for your tears.
Utena: Then I'll become a Prince!
Utena: I'll become her Prince and save her!
Dios: If you can retain that nobility even
when you grow up,
Dios: you may indeed be able to save her from
her eternal suffering.
Dios: But you will surely forget all about
Dios: And even if you do remember, you're
Dios: Soon you'll become a lady.
Utena: I will! I'll become a Prince no matter
Dios: Then that ring will surely lead you
Utena: I kinda feel like I saw a familiar
landscape in a dream...
Utena: I just can't remember.
Utena: Can't you sleep?
Anthy: I was looking at your face while you
Anthy: Who are you?
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Utena: That Touga...he dragged me out horseback
riding with him.
Anthy: Aren't the horses adorable?
Utena: But while we were riding together,
I lost my balance and almost fell off the horse.
Anthy: Ooh, how scary.
Utena: But I got saved at the last moment
by Akio-san riding a white horse.
Utena: But just what does Touga think he's
doing, getting close to me all of a sudden?
Utena: Next time on Shoujo Kakumei Utena:
Utena/text: The Love that Blossomed in Winter
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