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Fushigi Yuugi OVA


Alternative Titles

English: Mysterious Play OVA
Synonyms: Fushigi Yugi OVA 1
Japanese: ふしぎ遊戯

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 25, 1996 to Feb 25, 1997
Producers: Bandai Visual, Movic
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Source: Manga
Duration: 28 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.261 (scored by 8,393 users)
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Ranked: #24402
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Popularity: #2467
Members: 14,853
Favorites: 82
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Episodes: /3

Synopsis

A year after the events of Fushigi Yuugi, Tamahome is pulled back into the book and is sent on a complicated ride through illusion, confusion, and betrayal. Meanwhile, Yui is acting oddly and Miaka is heartbroken over the loss of Tamahome, while Keisuke and Tetsuya try to discover what is going on with the book.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Tamahome
Tamahome
Main
Midorikawa, Hikaru
Japanese
Midorikawa, Hikaru
Nuriko
Nuriko
Main
Sakamoto, Chika
Japanese
Sakamoto, Chika
Tasuki
Tasuki
Main
Canna, Nobutoshi
Japanese
Canna, Nobutoshi
Yuuki, Miaka
Yuuki, Miaka
Main
Araki, Kae
Japanese
Araki, Kae

Staff

Maseba, Yutaka
Maseba, Yutaka
Producer
Kamegaki, Hajime
Kamegaki, Hajime
Director
Shimizu, Katsunori
Shimizu, Katsunori
Sound Director
Yamanaka, Norimasa
Yamanaka, Norimasa
Theme Song Arrangement


Edit Opening Theme

"Yogaakeru Mae ni (夜が明ける前に)" by Satou Akemi

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Ashita no Watashi wo Shinjitai (明日の私を信じたい)" by Saori Ishizuka
#2: "Ashita wa Ii Hi ni Naru (あしたはいい日になる) by Akemi Satou




More reviewsReviews

jet2r0cks
Jun 19, 2007
The concensus was that this OAV was way too confusing. I found it to be that way too - in fact I had to look up a synopsis for this to understand it.

What confused me the most is the time frame - I am not aware of how much time has passed since the last episode of the TV series. Furthermore, how can Hotohori's great grandchild exist when it's obvious that Chichiri and Tasuki has not aged at all? Well at least that's what I understood from Wikipedia. If it is what it is, then it doesn't make much sense. Yui's hair length is something read more
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Cinnamingirl
Feb 24, 2007
While I was glad to see the gang all back in action, it was a lil too emo for me... the whole "we still can't be together" and "what was it all for" thing kinda bothered me. Seemed like there was a lot of build-up that was resolved within the space of 5 mins. the omake were hilarious. perhaps the minor characters were given more attention in the manga, and so it made sense to bring them back.

hopefully they will continue this line in the next one... seems like so much dragging out tho...
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Darkeiko
Oct 16, 2008
Well, let's see how I can put this. At the beginning I was a bit confused but after seeing the whole entire OVA through I managed to understand what was happening.

Storyline: Basically Tamahome is thrust back into the "Universe of the Four Gods." And while he's in there he's mistaken as Nakago which leads to his eventual mental breakdown. Like I said, at first the storyline is a bit confusing and at parts you don't entirely know what's going on. However as the story progressed I eventually understood what was happening.

The story really had a very realistic feel with Tamahome wondering, "Am I read more
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Symphonica
Sep 3, 2010
Although I was happy that most of the cast came back, it was far too confusing, even for a fan of the series like me.

STORYTELLING:
First of all, I'd like to say that it takes a little bit of reasoning and patience to deal with the storytelling as it switches back and forth between two different settings. It could have gone over well, given that aspect but sometimes the sudden change even left me wondering what just happened. It takes a while to realise what's really going on. Moreover, it's a decent concept but lacks depth.

ART:
The same art style that was used for the original 52 read more
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