Featured image: “Magical Girl Noveau: Princess Tutu Bookmarks” by Vivifx.
Today’s art post features the greatest magical girl of all time, Princess Tutu, an unlikely fusion of “The Ugly Duckling,” Swan Lake, and Revolutionary Girl Utena, with easily the most highbrow soundtrack in anime history. I ship Duck with Mr. Cat.
And yes, I said greatest. Of all time.
Because if it weren’t for Princess Tutu, there would be no guitar ninjas. You can’t argue with that.
Many fans of Her Tutuness consider the AMV for “Hold Me” to be a successful encapsulation of the awesomesauce, even though this song is not actually on the soundtrack: