Fushigi Yuugi: Eikouden


Mysterious Play: Eikoden

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Fushigi Yuugi OVA 3
Japanese: ふしぎ遊戯 -永光伝
English: Mysterious Play: Eikoden
Spanish: El Juego Misterioso: Fushigi Yugi Eikoden
French: Fushigi Yugi Eikoden
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 21, 2001 to Jun 25, 2002
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Theme: IsekaiIsekai
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 30 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 6.801 (scored by 91769,176 users)
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Ranked: #53542
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Popularity: #5071
Members: 18,204
Favorites: 40

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Synopsis

After years of hardships interfered with their love, Miaka Yuuki and Taka Sukunami are finally married and expecting a baby—the pinnacle of their unbreakable bond. Unfortunately, not everyone rejoices alongside the blessed couple. Mayo Sakaki, one of Taka's students, has a crush on him and cannot bear witnessing the pair's flourishing relationship.

Upon discovering The Universe of the Four Gods, Mayo learns that the old book is where Miaka and Taka first met as the priestess of the god Suzaku and the god's Celestial Warrior Tamahome. Unscrupulous about destroying a happy family, Mayo readily ventures inside with hopes of becoming the new priestess of Suzaku and rewriting the story to her advantage.

Meanwhile, her actions do not delay to show devastating effects. Leaving an unconscious Miaka at the hospital, Taka must follow Mayo to The Universe of the Four Gods and stop her before the circumstances worsen for his wife and their unborn child.

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Background

Fushigi Yuugi: Eikouden adapts the seventh and eighth volumes of Megumi Nishizaki's Fushigi Yuugi Gaiden light novel.

The OVA was made available in North America on DVD by Geneon Entertainment and Media Blasters on November 12, 2002 and June 11, 2013 respectively. Additionally, the 2002 DVD was a limited edition and included 10 pencil boards.

Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Maseba, Yutaka
Producer
Shimazaki, Nanako
Director, Storyboard
Sato, Hiroaki
Script, Screenplay
Sasaki, Mamoru
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"Chijou no Seiza (地上の星座)" by Youko Ueno
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Ending Theme

"Yes: Koko ni Eien ga Aru (YES-ここに永遠がある-)" by Takehito Koyasu

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Reviews

Dec 19, 2010
It was a masterpiece again, as expected of Yuu Watase.

Many didn't like this OVA but for me it was great.
At first, I really didn't like it because of Mayo, and I hated her because of her attitude but I realized that in reality, there are really people who are blinded by too much love, especially unrequited ones. The problem is that Mayo over exaggerated it. She went beyond the limit, well I understand since this is fiction. But I love Miaka and Taka's strong relationship and the love they had for each other.

I also appreciate the love of Miaka and Taka for their friends in ...
Dec 3, 2010
Mixed Feelings
Fushigi Yuugi is the last OVA of the Fushigi Yuugi series. It is 4 episodes long.
For the first 2 to 2 1/2 episodes, things are pretty boring, but it picks up later and you kind of want to see how it wraps up.
The main character, Myo, is not very likeable. She's a whiny, selfish girl. You could say she is the main character, but I'd also say the usuals are also focused on a lot.
As you may or my not know, Fushigi Yuugi Eikoden was two books in a fan-written light novel series. The fact that it ...
Jul 27, 2008
It is every fanfiction writer's dream to have his or her story made into anime. We all dream about how our stories would look on celluloid. It's normal. It's healthy. And in defense of fanfiction, I have read some stuff good enough to actually make the cut. Hell, I've read some stuff better than the original canon. It's few-and-far between, but it's still there.

This is not an example of the latter.

"Eikoden" was originally somebody's fanfiction that became an officially-published novel, and then somebody else decided that making this catasterfuck into an OVA would be a good idea. I'll openly admit that the original "Fushigi Yuugi" ...

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