RE: [Yuricon] Seiran yuri school
> To: Yuricon@yahoogroups.comThere's quite a few nods in the direction of Ikeda throughout Utena.
> From: grisznakiw@...
> Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 10:02:34 +0100
> Subject: [Yuricon] Seiran yuri school
> I'm probably discovering America again, but I have to tell this. Two
> days ago I finally get first volume of polish edition of
> "Revolutionary Girl Utena" the manga. I read, wrote a review, read a
> second time, wrote a critic review, read a third time and then...I
> noticed the name of the first school of Utena (on the first page, in
> the small corner) It was "Seiran". I was sure I heard this name
> before. And I was right. Where it was? In "Oniisama E" ("Brother, Dear
> Brother") by Ikeda! Yeah, the same school! Nice surprise for older
> yuri fans. That's all.
I asked Ikuhara about it when I interviewed him (an interview that was never published because he's not a great interviewee) and he said that they were done very consciously.
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