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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Information

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

Statistics

Score: 6.841 (scored by 86608,660 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #46212
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4555
Members: 16,862
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.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

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.

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Staff

Maseba, Yutaka
Producer
Shimazaki, Nanako
Director, Storyboard
Koyasu, Takehito
Theme Song Performance
Ueno, Yoko
Theme Song Performance


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Opening Theme

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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



Jul 27, 2008
TrenchKamen (All reviews)
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" read more
Dec 8, 2008
Todesengel (All reviews)
If you want to see what a OVA looks like, look for the following:

1) An unlikeable heroine
2) An unoriginal story
3) Was originally a fanfiction

Trust me, there are good fanfictions out there that would be good enough to be a pretty decent spin off of some kind. However, FY Eikoden is a terrible fanfiction.

Mayo Sakaki is very unlikeable. Now girls would be able to relate to her more if she wasn't so god damned psycho while having this crush on Tamahome. Yui was more believable, but Mayo is downright psycho. Threatening to commit suicide because some boy doesn't like you? Geeze, and I thought Yui read more
Oct 14, 2010
ladyshiny (All reviews)
I have been a fan of Fushigi Yuugi for a decade now (mostly fandoming Genbu Kaiden) and although I've seen this load of crap before, a recent reviewing inspired me to write a review. The reason I sat through this horror again in my life is because I had made piratemirage watch this OVA for the enjoyment and LULZ. Anyway, onward to the review.

Story 1/10
Terrible. The emphasis of the whole "return" is focused on a new character, Mayo, who is pretty much the summation of every entitled, sob story, hateful, whiny, clingy, vengeful and annoying fangirl who has ever watched the series and lusted after read more
Oct 14, 2010
piratemirage (All reviews)
Having read Fushigi Yuugi recently, a friend of mine suggested watching this for laughs and I have to say that it was incredibly dreadful.

The character of Mayo was horrendous. She felt like a complete Mary Sue, only inserted because they wanted to make more money off the franchise. She was whiny and not appealing at all with how much hatred she had. The other characters weren't incredibly bad, seeing as Miaka was not very active in this.

The story was lacking. They made up back story to characters and completely broke canon. It did not make any sense. They should have just left it off read more

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