Fushigi Yugi: The Mysterious Play

TV (52 eps)
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While reading "The Universe of the Four Gods", best friends Miaka and Yui are mysteriously transported into a strange world full of magic and unfamiliar faces. As if their arrival was determined by fate, Miaka is revered as the Priestess of Suzaku, the savior of their warring country, who was destined to arrived in a flash of light, from a land far away. Betrayal, love, and heartache accompany this fantasy-filled tale of friendships torn apart, and hope that never fades.

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  • The Girl of Legend image

    Episode 1

    The Girl of Legend

  • The Priestess of Suzaku image

    Episode 2

    The Priestess of Suzaku

  • The Seven Stars of Suzaku image

    Episode 3

    The Seven Stars of Suzaku

  • Missing Love image

    Episode 4

    Missing Love

  • Bewildered Heartbeat image

    Episode 5

    Bewildered Heartbeat

  • Even if I Die image

    Episode 6

    Even if I Die

  • Going Home image

    Episode 7

    Going Home

  • Brief Parting image

    Episode 8

    Brief Parting

  • Enemies Unseen image

    Episode 9

    Enemies Unseen

  • Looking for Yui image

    Episode 10

    Looking for Yui

  • Priestess of Seiryuu image

    Episode 11

    Priestess of Seiryuu

  • Only You image

    Episode 12

    Only You

  • For the Sake of Love image

    Episode 13

    For the Sake of Love

  • Wolf in the Fortress image

    Episode 14

    Wolf in the Fortress

  • The City of Resurrection image

    Episode 15

    The City of Resurrection

  • Battle of Sorrow image

    Episode 16

    Battle of Sorrow

  • Magic Flute image

    Episode 17

    Magic Flute

  • Love Trap image

    Episode 18

    Love Trap

  • Shattered Love image

    Episode 19

    Shattered Love

  • Unreachable Hope image

    Episode 20

    Unreachable Hope

  • To Protect You image

    Episode 21

    To Protect You

  • I'll Never Leave You image

    Episode 22

    I'll Never Leave You

  • Shadow of Intrigue image

    Episode 23

    Shadow of Intrigue

  • Resolution image

    Episode 24

    Resolution

  • Love and Sorrow image

    Episode 25

    Love and Sorrow

  • Star Festival image

    Episode 26

    Star Festival

  • Tombstone Oath image

    Episode 27

    Tombstone Oath

  • The Ancient Path image

    Episode 28

    The Ancient Path

  • Mysteries Afoot image

    Episode 29

    Mysteries Afoot

  • The Flash of Battle image

    Episode 30

    The Flash of Battle

  • Whirlpool of Doubt image

    Episode 31

    Whirlpool of Doubt

  • To Die for the Star of Suzaku image

    Episode 32

    To Die for the Star of Suzaku

  • Nuriko, Eternal Farewell image

    Episode 33

    Nuriko, Eternal Farewell

  • Guardians of Ice image

    Episode 34

    Guardians of Ice

  • Hell's Mirage image

    Episode 35

    Hell's Mirage

  • Trampled Love image

    Episode 36

    Trampled Love

  • Bewitched Warmth image

    Episode 37

    Bewitched Warmth

  • Dawn of the Heart image

    Episode 38

    Dawn of the Heart

  • Bewitched Illusions image

    Episode 39

    Bewitched Illusions

  • Deceptive Love image

    Episode 40

    Deceptive Love

  • Sunlight of Rebirth image

    Episode 41

    Sunlight of Rebirth

  • Unbreachable Wall image

    Episode 42

    Unbreachable Wall

  • Farewell Reunion image

    Episode 43

    Farewell Reunion

  • Moment of Battle image

    Episode 44

    Moment of Battle

  • Divergent Light image

    Episode 45

    Divergent Light

  • The Young Man of Reality image

    Episode 46

    The Young Man of Reality

  • Repose of the Soul's Light image

    Episode 47

    Repose of the Soul's Light

  • Even Wagering on this Life image

    Episode 48

    Even Wagering on this Life

  • Wedding Celebration image

    Episode 49

    Wedding Celebration

  • Atonement image

    Episode 50

    Atonement

  • Entrusted Hope image

    Episode 51

    Entrusted Hope

  • For my Loved One image

    Episode 52

    For my Loved One

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vivafruit's avatar by vivafruit on Apr 26, 2007
Score 6/10

Story
"Soap Opera." For me, this phrase generally illicits only negative responses. If asked what came to my mind upon hearing the term, the result would probably be something along these lines: poorly acted, intellectually devoid, shamelessly manipulative trash aimed at uneducated housewives with far too much time on their hands. While I generally tend to avoid comparing animes to totally... read more

Erliane's avatar by Erliane on Jun 17, 2010
Score 7/10

Story - 8/10A teenage girl is transported into a strange world and has to save it. Now, the story may be a bit cliché, but in 1995, the year of its production, this was something new. I do think it was a nice storyline, with historical features, romance and fantasy elements. It may be a bit of a soap opera, but I do think they did a great job on that.Animation - 7/10Again - the anime is of course... read more

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