Alt titles: Gensou Maden Saiyuki

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In the mystical world of Shangri-la, demons and humans live side by side, watched over by a parthenon of ancient Chinese gods. But when normally-civilized demons start to go berserk, the gods require the services of Genjou Sanzo - a Buddhist priest with a magical gun, an evil-banishing scripture and a take-no-prisoners attitude. Aided by the ancient monkey god Son Goku, the half-demon Sha Gojyo and the demon exterminator Cho Hakkai, he sets off on a treacherous journey westward, with armies of demons, dark mages and angry gods all standing in his way...

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sothis's avatar by sothis on Dec 12, 2006
Score: 6.5/10

This ain’t yo’ mamma’s fantasy series! In a land filled with demons, gods, and jeeps, four men set off to India to defeat the ultimate demon. Along the way they encounter people to save, demons to defeat, and situations that help them to grow and reflect.

As a fantasy tale, Saiyuki doesn’t have much to offer. In the same vein as Kenshin or Inuyasha, the majority of... read more

Hajime's avatar by Hajime on Sep 24, 2010
Score: 10/10

Yes yes Yes, this is jouney to the west my friend and I wanna make sweet love to it, that’s right, see Sanzo, Goku, Gojo and Haikki in this funny, brutal, cliff jumping version of the cult classic. A Sanzo priest is venturing west, in this story to discover the origins of a mist which has caused all demons that onced lived harmoniously with human to go insane. with him is the god born from stone... read more

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