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At the International Roses & Gardening Show 2012 in Japan, many people wanted to take a photo of the “The Rose of Versailles”-inspired booth. The Rose of Versailles (“Berusaiyu-no bara” in Japan, “Lady Oscar” in English, “La Rose de Versailles”) is a girls’ comic (manga) about the historical love romance of the French Revolution by Riyoko Ikeda in 1970’s, and it has been playing at the stage of Takaraduka (only women’s play and musical). Winning the big market, they made anime. I heard French queen Marie Antoinette is notorious in France, but in Japan she became one of the most famous and beautiful queens in the world history, moreover she was as a tragic heroine under the influence of this.

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