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30 min. / 40 eps.
(C) Riyoko IkedaTMS
Original Title in Japanese: Versailles no Bara
Love, intrigue and adventure in the 18th Century Versailles, sensational story of striving against fate!
The Versailles Palace is a symbol of the prosperity of the Bourbons, in the latter half of the 18th Century. This story is about a young woman, Lady Oscar, who in the role of a military officer, lives a life full of adventure and an unrequited romance.
Oscar Francois Jarjayes is a young handsome military officer. However, the secret is, he is actually a beautiful lady. Lady Oscar was born as the 6th daughter in a noble family. However, her father was a general and since he was unable to have a son, he decided to bring up his youngest daughter as a son. Grown-up Oscar is assigned as a captain of the palace guard and her duties were to guard Marie Antoinette, amidst the baffling conspiracies and intrigues which filled the palace.
The original story was serialized in a weekly magazine for children and became a legendary hit in Japan.
And as this masterpiece TV series was created by fabled staff, Lady Oscars story is guaranteed to be loved by audiences around the world.