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Fushigi Yuugi  
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From Viz:
Miaka Yuuki is an ordinary junior-high student who is suddenly whisked away into the world of a book, "The Universe of th Four Gods". There she becomes the priestess of the god Suzaku, and is charged with finding all seven of her Celestial-Warrior protectors.


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Associated Names
Таинственная игра
Cuốn Sách Kỳ Bí
Fushigi Yūgi, el joc misteriós
Fushigi Yugi - Un jeu étrange
Quyển Sách Kỳ Bí
The Mysterious Play

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Latest Release(s)
v.16-18 (end) by Slow and Dirty (3474d ago)
v.13-15 by Slow and Dirty (3475d ago)
v.11-12 c.60-71 by Slow and Dirty (3560d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
18 Volumes (Complete)
9 Volumes (Kanzenban - Complete)
10 Volumes (Bunkoban - Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 13, Chap 77; OVA 2 (Vol 14, Chap 78 - Vol 18, Chap 106)

User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 7.2 / 10.0 (570 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.18 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 13th 2016, 11:44am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Sho-comi (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Viz (18 Volumes & 6 Omnibuses - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #661 increased(+198)
Monthly Pos #1094 increased(+268)
3 Month Pos #1428 increased(+74)
6 Month Pos #1633 decreased(-22)

List Stats
On 492 reading lists
On 520 wish lists
On 1612 completed lists
On 175 unfinished lists
On 323 custom lists

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Cute, funny manga!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by kaede_maple
August 27th, 2008, 10:58am
Excluding Miaka and Yui being idiots, I love it! There were times when it was really sweet and times when it was really sad that I started to cry and scream to the computer screen... (no comment). And Fushigi Yuugi is very funny! Especially Nuriko and Tasuki! <333

Actually this manga is a 10/10 for me, but I marked it down 1 because the author made the best/funniest character in that manga die... *sob* R.I.P. Nuriko...

But overall it's really good, there are times when I thought Miaka and Yui were overreacting and it was irritating but I liked the plot and the characters and this was a really great manga for me.
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Rating: 7.9 / 10.0
by gurrla
July 17th, 2007, 10:50pm
kinda long...sometimes I felt it was a lil corny!
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Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by maia13
April 25th, 2007, 7:08pm
This was one of the first shoujo mangas I ever read- I was reading the viz books. I stopped around book 6 due to life rather than a lack of interest. I really did love the story at that point.
Recently, I decided to finish the story after not reading it for several years. I found it funny, but very soap opera and predictable. Not really worth 18 books of it.
If the story ended after book 13, I would've maybe given it a 5 or 6. The last 5 books seem more like the mangaka's attempt to extend the story due to its popularity rather than an actual planned ending to the story.
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Fushigi Yuugi   
Rating: 8.7 / 10.0
by BlackRainWillFall
January 2nd, 2007, 12:35am
[edit by mod,possible spoiler]

In my belief, this was a beautiful shoujo manga.

Miaka Yuuki wasn't a very admirable herione, such as the prequeled Prietess Takiko Okuda, and many things were in fact predictable. But Miaka, though naive and dependant on others, had the capability to love unconditionally, which surprised me. I would have preffered her with Tasuki over that swine of a boy Tamahome, but all in all, it was a good story. It was not so much the romance that had captivated me, but the legend of The Universe of the Four Gods had. I even started studying the actual legend myself.

Read it for two reasons: you're either a sappy romantic, or compelled by beautiful Chinese legends. smile
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i dont care   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sallylafew_14390
December 18th, 2006, 11:18pm
everyone have their opinion 4 this manga..i dont care..i love it still!!go3 fushigi yuugi~
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a very good manga and anime   
Rating: N/A
by spiritedaway
June 22nd, 2010, 2:57am
first of all miaka yuuki the heroine IS NOT A WEAK FEMALE LEAD. she even fought a couple of gangsters bravely to save herself. touched hotohori's(emperror) chest, provoked the guards at the palace to fight w her, went to a forest alone to not cause any harm to her guardians etc....

yes she is an airhead but when the story progresses ohh you just cant get enough of her. she got STRONG! very strong

. All of them got their characters developed especially miaka.

... Last updated on July 3rd, 2010, 9:28pm
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pretty good   
Rating: N/A
by danseuse
May 21st, 2009, 4:59pm
i read this manga a few years ago and i loved it. but then again, i love cheesy over-dramatic stories...

but upon reflection, fushigi yuugi wasn't as amazing as i first thought it to be. the art is gorgeous, you can't dispute that. but yeah, i can see how miaka can get on people's nerves. both leads are typical, nothing too special. but i think my favourite character was hotohori; really loved him (he was too good for miaka).

to summarize:
read it if you like the cheesy, over-dramatic sort of cliched love story. also a word of caution: halfway through the series, the whole thing turns into something of a soap opera. but on the bright side, the art is really really stunning and there are a handful of memorable characters. (:
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Soap opera warning   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by PrincessVera
June 22nd, 2007, 1:57pm
Another airhead schoolgirl who gets in over her head... And then 7+ hot guys come to her aid. Predictable love triangles/squares/whatnot, and characters don't seem to develop -- Miaka is always a really dumb and lovestruck airhead throughout the whole series. Not too bad, but why are both she and Tamahome so obnoxious?
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compliment girl   
Rating: N/A
by anyone
July 17th, 2006, 10:50am
for some reason i give it a 8 cause i think FYgenbuK is far better but still i love this story my favorite character is tasuki he is so HOT in a way ^^ . love the story !!!!you should read this one and the new one fushigi yugi genbu kaiden ^^.
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Rating: N/A
by ares6
July 1st, 2007, 12:49pm
seems to me the main male character always get seduced by the bad guys....not all the way, but pretty much seduced....
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