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Fushigi Yuugi

Fushigi Yuugi

Alternative Titles

English: Fushigi Yugi
Synonyms: Mysterious Play, Curious Play
Japanese: ふしぎ遊戯

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 106
Status: Finished
Published: May 1992 to Jul 1996
Authors: Watase, Yuu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Sho-Comi

Statistics

Score: 7.721 (scored by 9098 users)
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Ranked: #21042
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Popularity: #452
Members: 17,823
Favorites: 1,025

Recommendations

Both are romantic comedies set in feuderal areas in their respective countries. Both are full of twists and turns to keep you on your seat and cheering for your favorite couple to get together. 
reportRecommended by Megan_Ann
Both are about a girl being transported to another world. 
reportRecommended by GothicLust
Both heroines get transported in another world where they're saved by a guy with whom they fall in love later on.  
reportRecommended by Canal
in both manga the heroine goes back in the past and has to fight the forces of evil as a priestess 
reportRecommended by valechan84
Both involving with eastern Asian Mythology and Priestess and ordinary girls who are given divine powers  
reportRecommended by PetalPetal
Both involve female leads going to another world, where they find that they have extraordinary powers found valuable to those in the new world. 
reportRecommended by afsaeed
Modern girls brought to a historical period, they have their comedy and their love triangles!  
reportRecommended by EsenEcho
Both Hero Tales and Fushigi Yuugi have themes based around the Chinese constellations. While Hero Tales is a shonen and Fushigi Yuugi is Shoujo, they both have great action sequences, great characters and interactions, and overall great story. 
reportRecommended by RebbieChan
they both have time traveling/time slip , is in the historical genre and romance . 
reportRecommended by sfb13
- Travel between worlds - Two girls fighting over the same guy (only in Alice 19th, they are sisters) - Both main girls of the series have special powers 
reportRecommended by Kotoni-Sukina
Both set in historical times, where the heroine traveled around to look for companions. However, the heroine was someone from modern world. She came from other world, and was named as a priestess that'd bring happiness to the country she descended on. And she began gathering her destined warriors but it wasn't an easy feat. Like every other manga, a villain has to wreck everything. Unlike Akatsuki no Yona having a subtle romance getup, Fushigi yuugi romance line developed in a relatively fast pace. The manga was published in the 90s but it's definitely one of my favorite manga. It has anime too. Not  read more 
reportRecommended by Avilynn
-Both are harem. -Both have a naive/stupid heroine character. -Both take place in a different world from our own. 
reportRecommended by SHaartjuhx
Hot hero. Beautiful art. Lovey dovey moments! Strange Dragon, the hero turns into a dragon at times. Reminds me of seiryu. Old China background. Outfits are similar. Fantasy romance. Tamahome-like shy hero. Funny moments.  
reportRecommended by Lv80
Both feature a girl who's whisked away to another world. Fushigi Yugi has far more romance, with a lot of action, comedy, and drama, while Escaflowne has a fairly standard shounen plot with a dash of romance. 
reportRecommended by Sweetpea
in Time Stranger Kyoko, they gather all the strangers to awaken princess ui while in fushigi yuugi, they gather all the seven warriors of suzaku to summon the suzaku 
reportRecommended by Orlaithe
The art is kinda similar, since it is from the same author. As for the storyline, The way both stories ended is "sort of" similar ( sort of, meaning not fully) You'll understand once you've read them. Of course, they have different ending like one ended up in a happy ending while the other is somewhat happy and yet kinda sad ending.. 
reportRecommended by srsng
Both are from the same creator and both main characters go to another world! 
reportRecommended by Jess-chan
By the same author, it holds the same charms, style and has another incredible story. The characters are just as inspiring. While the story is fantasy, everyone is just as believable. FY was, in fact, my introduction to Watase. Warning: Only books 1-13 are really really good. 14-18 aren't so. 
reportRecommended by Lirael
Another great story from the same author, although FY's story is founded more on a fantasy basis. FY has less horror, more humour and a lighter tone generally, but the love plots in Watase's works are similar enough. I preferred FY by far, but both mangas are worth a read. 
reportRecommended by Lirael
Both are fantasy adventures, where the main leading girl is transported to a fantasy land and she must gather others and form a group. In Dream Saga, Yuuki gathers her classmates who also go to the other world, and in Fushigi Yugi, Miaka gathers her celestial warriors. However, Dream Saga has a lot less drama and is more innocent; it is also a lot shorter as well. 
reportRecommended by soaring_wings
They are both about a girl who needs to save another world and an important person will fight against them. Also the story is very similair. 
reportRecommended by QtieMoon
First of all both series were published back in 1992 and created by prolific authors. Story-wise they don't share any similarity but both series is centered around a teenage girl who are both whiny, gluttonous and has hair buns. They are given special roles that involves becoming a special individual that has to find their celestial warriors in order to fulfill their specific roles. 
reportRecommended by chichiriNoDa
In both, a seemingly normal girl has magical abilities, and learns that she can save others with it. Both have romance and action. CM is much more fast paced.  
reportRecommended by as3
Well the two series doesn't have any similarities but they do contain adventures and great character development so I'm recommending that if you read one or the another you might like the other series. So enjoy. Both have great adventure story and of course they both have their fair share of romance. 
reportRecommended by chichiriNoDa
After all this years no one had ever thought of making recommendation for these two series. If you love the classic Fushigi Yugi I definitely give my highest recommendation to read Fushigi Yugi Genbu Kaiden. After-all its the Prequel of one of the most beloved popular shojo series. Of course its no brainer that they share the same concept and basic plot however the similarity ends there. Fushigi Yugi is cheesy and at times annoyingly sappy although entertaining altogether whilst Genbu Kaiden is more mature, deep, melancholic and has a much complex story. Both are definitely addictive and has memorable characters. If you want to  read more 
reportRecommended by chichiriNoDa
While the storylines are different for these two mangas (one is about a girl dragged into a book, the other a girl attempting to be an official) the feel of them are very simiar. You have the female lead attempting to lead her people, experiancing trials along the way. Both are surrounded by guys that only want to protect her, and an emperor that is deeply in love. The art on both is splendid as well. If you love one, you will adore the other. 
reportRecommended by Aarana