Rose of Versailles series to be re-released!

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From Anime News Network:

Udon Entertainment announced at its Comic Con International panel on Saturday that it has licensed Riyoko Ikeda‘s classic shojo manga Rose of Versailles.

The series will be released in two-in-one omnibus volumes to quicken the publishing schedule. The first volume is slated for the second quarter of 2016.

This will be the first official English release of the manga.”

In other words, the manga series that girls of many recent generations in Korea and Japan grew up with is being printed in English!

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“Nattier blue”

     A set of delicate shades of blue, ranging from grayish ash blue to vibrant teal.
Jean-Marc Nattier’s color of choice for rendering the fine fabric in many of his society women portraits.
A perfect complement to the pink undertone of the flesh, the translucent dresses, the rouged lips and cheeks, and the fresh flowers.

Clockwise from top left:
Marie-Anne de Nesle, Marquise de Tournelle, Duchesse de Chateauroux, 1740, Versailles: Château de Versailles et de Trianon
Portrait of a Woman, called the Marquise Perrin de Cypierre, 1753, New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Thalia, Muse of Comedy, 1739, San Francisco: Legion of Honor
Manon Balletti, 1757, London: National Gallery