Fushigi Yugi: The Mysterious Play

TV (52 eps)
1995 - 1996
3.834 out of 5 from 8,547 votes
Rank #1,922

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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Episode 1

The Girl of Legend

The Priestess of Suzaku image

Episode 2

The Priestess of Suzaku

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Episode 3

The Seven Stars of Suzaku

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Episode 4

Missing Love

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Episode 5

Bewildered Heartbeat

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Episode 6

Even if I Die

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Episode 7

Going Home

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Episode 8

Brief Parting

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Episode 9

Enemies Unseen

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Episode 10

Looking for Yui

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Episode 11

Priestess of Seiryuu

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Episode 12

Only You

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vivafruit 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

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roriconfan Jun 14, 2012
Score 4.5/10

If you think isekai is a recent trend, you would be wrong, since there was a time when a whole bunch of anime were also about people transporting to magical worlds. And what do you know, almost all of them came out at the 90s period of the economic crisis in Japan. It’s as if these shows thrive at a time when people want to escape reality or something.

One of them was Fushigi Yuugi, and used to be... read more

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