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- Main character for both series are girls who cross-dress and act like boys; princes in both cases. - Both girls are feisty defiers of the rigid roles that society and the media industry (including classic fairy tales of course) restrict women to. - Raises questions of gender and gender identity in an adventurous and friendly way without being excessively 'edgy'; although Revolutionary Girl Utena is a lot more allegorical than Princess Knight. - Both are heavily thematically influenced by old-school fairy tales; classic princesses, princes, castles, and defeating evil through sword fights (which both girls are very skilled at). At the same time both shows   read more
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