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OVA of Manga Saiyuki Gaiden Announced

by dtshyk
Nov 2, 2009 3:30 AM | 28 Comments
According to Web Newtype, Minekura Kazuya's manga "Saiyuki Gaiden" was announced to get an OVA adaptation. The release date has yet to be decided.

Source: Web Newtype

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sadly that depends entirely on when someone who can do subs gets a hold of it. the airing date is only for japan so the day it's released to the US or even available for purchase from another country is also totally up in the air... :/

Jun 15, 2011 7:28 PM by kittenscats

Eep, does anyone know if/when this is going to be fansubbed? =X Thanks!

Jun 7, 2011 8:17 AM by pinksoda

So is this released yet?

It says it aired on March 25th but I cant seem to find it anywhere?


Apr 22, 2011 8:04 AM by flyingeagle666

i just have to say that i'm hoping DESPERATELY that they do this the same way they did Saiyuki Reload: Burial. those three OVAs were... WOW. JUST like Minekura-sama's style! i've got my fingers crossed! XD

Apr 3, 2011 10:03 AM by kittenscats

me like it...more!!!

Apr 3, 2011 8:28 AM by DinaraC

OH MAN. I just noticed this thread again! And now I am freaking out AGAIN!! XD

I checked my list just this morning and the status has changed to "airing"!!! I am SO HAPPY~

Apr 2, 2011 9:30 PM by kittenscats

I really can't wait to watch that. I squealed every time there was a flashback from the character's previous life in the original series. Now I get to see it all! :)

Mar 27, 2011 5:29 AM by MizuKagami413

Why did I just found out about this now??!!! Gaiden is my favoruite series in the Saiyuki series..

More Saiyuki!! <3

More Goku and Sanzo!!! YAY!!!

Mar 9, 2011 10:22 AM by rinnei


*dies of happiness*

Noticed it comes out on my birthday, too. AWESOME.

Jan 8, 2011 5:27 AM by ChOFee

Love saiyuki series....
anxiously waiting for this one...!!!

Dec 7, 2010 1:46 AM by h33r

I'm so loving this! Gaiden is so amazing and sad part of Saiyuki history and I have been waiting this so long~
I even started to cry when I watched trailer ^^ I'm so looking forward to this <3 Best anime of year 2011!

Oct 25, 2010 1:20 PM by Edhelair

Looking forward to this.

Oct 18, 2010 9:54 PM by Akimoto_Kimura

This sure looks like it could be interesting :)

Oct 16, 2010 10:24 AM by Pullman

ya .. i cant wait to watch it too ... XD
SAIYUKI series is the best !!!!!!!!!!!

Oct 16, 2010 7:17 AM by d0uble

WAHHHH-HAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!!!!!! I cracked a rib screaming with joy when I heard it finally got the green light!!!! :D
and as for the gaiden, sadly all the replies saying that the gaiden is better...? It's totally true. Unlike the other three this one is... incredibly touching. You wouldn't expect it. It's one of the most amazing stories I've read. :3

Aug 11, 2010 12:05 PM by kittenscats

wakka9ca said:
Goo4 said:
500 years before Saiyuki? Meh, I don't really care about it. And I don't even particulourly like Saiyuki anywayz.

Well, since I've watched all the other ones, I might grab it.

Saiyuki Gaiden > Saiyuki

You won't be disappointed.


(*added to grab list)

Nov 5, 2009 5:53 PM by ringoo4


Nov 4, 2009 11:36 PM by AlexSadist-sama

At last an OVA from Saiyuki Gaiden.
Had been waiting for YEARS XD XD

Nov 4, 2009 10:18 PM by Shinocchi

Oh yesh. <3

I'm a big fan of Saiyuki. I've watched each season and each movie around five times, but I can never get enough. When I discovered Saiyuki Gaiden, I freaked out and kept reading it till dawn. And when I finished the last available scanlated chapter of Saiyuki Gaiden, I cried because it was so sad - so sad, but so worth it, and it showed me a lot about their pasts all over again.

So to finally have an OVA come out on Saiyuki Gaiden - honestly, I was expecting it for a while now, but I'm glad that they finally decided to reel it in. I'm sure to cry more tears when it comes out.

Nov 3, 2009 3:59 AM by Ikiibaii

yay! another series I'll be adding to my plan to watch :D

Nov 3, 2009 3:59 AM by enixela

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