Fushigi Yugi: The Mysterious Play

TV (52 eps)
3.713 out of 5 from 6,336 votes
Rank #1,329

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

"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

Blackbuttons's avatar by Blackbuttons on Nov 5, 2014
Score: 10/10

This is most definitely my favourite anime of all time.  The story itself hooked me straight away and the characters took my breath away, when animes cause me to want to stay up til 5am so that I can watch the next episode, that is a great anime and fushigi yuugi did just that for me. No matter how many times I watch this anime I still laugh and cry and swoon as if it was the first time watching... read more

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Fushigi Yugi OVA 1 OVA 1996 Sequel
Fushigi Yugi OVA 2 OVA 1997 Same Franchise
Fushigi Yugi OVA 3 OVA 2001 Same Franchise

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Fushigi Yûgi 1992 TBD
Fushigi Yuugi: Genbu Kaiden 2003 TBD



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