Fushigi Yuugi
Fushigi Yugi
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Fushigi Yuugi

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Mysterious Play, Curious Play
Japanese: ふしぎ遊戯
English: Fushigi Yugi
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 106
Status: Finished
Published: May 1992 to Jul 1996
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance
Themes: Historical Historical, Isekai Isekai, Reverse Harem Reverse Harem
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Sho-Comi
Authors: Watase, Yuu (Story & Art)


Score: 7.631 (scored by 1060810,608 users)
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Ranked: #20072
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Popularity: #727
Members: 22,693
Favorites: 963


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While visiting the National Library, junior-high students Miaka Yuuki and Yui Hongo are transported into the world of a mysterious book set in ancient China, "The Universe of The Four Gods." Miaka suddenly finds herself with the responsibility of being the priestess of Suzaku, and must find all of her celestial warriors for the purpose of summoning Suzaku for three wishes. However, the enemy nation of the god Seiryuu has manipulated Yui into becoming the priestess of Seiryuu. As enemies, the former best friends begin their long struggle to summon their respective gods and obtain their wishes...

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Fushigi Yuugi was published in English by VIZ Media from December 10, 2003 to April 11, 2006. A 3-in-1 omnibus edition was released under the Shojo Beat VIZBIG imprint from January 20, 2009 to June 15, 2010.

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Nov 7, 2012
This is a review that I wrote on mangafox some years ago, under my username 'lady_ribbon". The reason I'm posting it here is because its still so true. (Some parts have been slightly edited).

I have heard a lot about this manga, mostly from raving, insane fangirls who can't type or use punctuation properly. Despite that, I wanted to read it since I love historical anime/manga, and this one seemed really popular.

I was so positive I would love it to pieces.

I was utterly wrong.

I have read all 18 volumes, watched the anime fully, and the O.V.A's. I'll keep my ranting to the manga though, since this ...
Jan 6, 2008
I cannot believe that no one has yet submitted a review on this multi level, multi themed, multi quality manga. Because I feel it to be necessary, I am going to separate this review into two halves; two reviews. One for what was meant to be the series (1-13) and one for what became of the series (14-18)

My ratings are actually based on this first review; the main series itself.

First off, the story is astounding; my favourite to date. It was original and intriguing, emotional and inspirational, gripping and not predictable. It worked on several levels, allowing it to appeal to a wider audience than ...
Apr 27, 2008
First of, (This is one of my favorite manga and lets just say I Rated everything outstanding.)

A review for the main story, (Volumes 1-13)

Story: The story revolves around Miaka a stubborn, gluttonous and most of the time a whin'er high school girl. While in the library she got sucked and literally transported back in ancient China. She learned that in order to get back to the real world she must become the priestess of Suzaku. As being a priestess her task is to gather her celestial warriors and summon the beast god to save the country in brink of catastrophe. She will then be ...

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