Fushigi Yûgi (manga)

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[ serialized in [Animerica Extra], serialized in [Sho-Comi] ]

Related anime:
    Fushigi Yugi (TV) (adaptation)
      Fushigi Yugi (OAV) (sequel)
        Fushigi Yugi (OAV 2) (sequel)
          Fushigi Yugi Eikoden (OAV) (sequel)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (manga) (spinoff)

Alternative title:
El Juego Misterioso Fushigi Yugi (Spanish) 
Fushigi Yugi : Un Jeu Etrange (French) 
Quyển sách kỳ bí (Vietnamese) 
The Mysterious Play 
Таинственная игра (Russian) 
ふしぎ遊戯 (Japanese) 
幻夢遊戲 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Genres: adventure , comedy , drama , fantasy , romance 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: Miaka was just an average student preparing to take the exams for high school. She goes to study with her extremely smart best friend Yui, when she and her friend are drawn into the book, "The Universe of the Four Gods." There, she is offered the position of the Priestess of Suzaku, one of the gods, to be awarded 3 wishes. In order to summon Suzaku, she must find the 7 celestial warriors of Suzaku, which are identified by a character somewhere on their body. Along the way, her friend Yui is made the Priestess of Seiryu and turns into her enemy. As Miaka goes to find the Celestial warriors, many turns and obstacles are in her path. She must fight the warriors of Seiryu and save Konan and her life. 
User Ratings: 430 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 90 votes (Eng:30, sub:30, dub:21, ?:2, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:5
1 Swedish edited dub
1 German
1 Russian
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Swedish
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 Excellent: 98 votes (Eng:51, dub:17, sub:17, ?:3, others:10
1 Portuguese
1 Swedish subtitled
1 French
1 French dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Finnish
1 French subtitled
1 Spanish
1 Russian dubbed
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 Very good: 82 votes (Eng:44, sub:16, dub:10, ?:4, raw:2, others:6
1 Spanish
1 French
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Indonesia
1 Swedish
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 Good: 72 votes (Eng:50, sub:8, dub:8, ?:3, raw:2, edit.dub:1)
 Decent: 46 votes (Eng:21, sub:8, dub:6, ?:3, edit.dub:1, raw:1, others:6
1 French
1 Portuguese dubbed
1 German subtitled
1 Portuguese
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Finnish
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 So-so: 19 votes (Eng:13, sub:2, raw:2, dub:1, others:1
1 Portuguese
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 Not really good: 9 votes (dub:3, Eng:2, raw:1, sub:1, others:2
2 Swedish
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 Weak: 6 votes (dub:2, sub:2, Eng:1, others:1
1 French
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 Bad: 3 votes (Eng:2, sub:1)
 Awful: 3 votes (Eng:2, sub:1)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:1, ?:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1298 users, rank: #32 (of 4317)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.851 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.9001, rank: #1351 (of 4332)
Weighted mean: 7.650 (Very good−), rank: #1479 (of 4332) (seen all: 8.08 / seen some: 7.40 / won't finish: 6.18)
Bayesian estimate: 7.651 (Very good−), rank: #934 (of 2717)
Number of tankoubon: 18 
Number of pages: 192 
Volumes:
#01. Priestess 
#02. Oracle 
#03. Disciple 
#04. Bandit 
#05. Rival 
#06. Summoner 
#07. Castaway 
#08. Friend 
#09. Lover 
#10. Enemy 
#11. Veteran 
#12. Girlfriend 
#13. Goddess 
#14. Prophet 
#15. Guardian 
#16. Assassin 
#17. Demon 
Chapter titles: We have 106
Vintage:
1992 to 1995 (JP serialized in Sho-Comi magazine) 
1999-08 to 2006-04-11 (USA) 
Release dates: We have 62
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 1
Comment:
The Fushigi Yugi manga, published by Viz, was first introduced in the flopped left-to-right reading style. Starting with Volume 9: Lover, Viz changed the format to the Japanese right-to-left reading style and started re-publishing 2nd editions of Volumes 1 to 8 in the same format. 
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Artbook
    The Art of Fushigi Yûgi (Artbook) 2006-10-10 (from $13.70)
eBook
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (eBook 1) 2012-11-27 (from $10.49)
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (eBook 2) 2012-12-11 (from $10.49)
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (eBook 3) 2012-12-25 (from $10.49)
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (eBook 4) 2013-01-29 (from $10.49)
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (eBook 5) 2013-01-29
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (eBook 6) 2013-02-19 (from $10.99)
Graphic novel
    Fushigi Yûgi - Priestess (GN 1) 1999-09-28
    Fushigi Yûgi - Oracle (GN 2) 2000-01-28 (from $15.46)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Rival (GN 5) 2001-10-28
    Fushigi Yûgi - Summoner (GN 6) 2002-02-22 (from $7.99)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Castaway (GN 7) 2002-11-29
    Fushigi Yûgi - Friend (GN 8) 2003-04-15
    Fushigi Yûgi - Priestess [2nd Edition] (GN 1) 2003-05-10 (from $7.27)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Oracle [2nd Edition] (GN 2) 2004-03-17 (from $9.95)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Disciple [2nd Edition] (GN 3) 2004-07-07 (from $7.27)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Bandit [2nd Edition] (GN 4) 2004-10-05 (from $9.95)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Rival [2nd Edition] (GN 5) 2004-12-31 (from $7.46)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Summoner [2nd Edition] (GN 6) 2005-04-15 (from $7.46)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Castaway [2nd Edition] (GN 7) 2005-07-15 (from $7.46)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Friend [2nd Edition] (GN 8) 2005-10-04 (from $6.26)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Lover (GN 9) 2003-10-29 (from $6.26)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Enemy (GN 10) 2004-03-11 (from $7.46)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Enemy [Hardcover] (GN 10) 2004-03-28
    Fushigi Yûgi - Veteran (GN 11) 2004-06-30 (from $7.27)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Girlfriend (GN 12) 2004-09-29 (from $7.46)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Goddess (GN 13) 2004-11-24 (from $7.46)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Prophet (GN 14) 2005-04-15 (from $7.46)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Guardian (GN 15) 2005-07-05 (from $7.46)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Assassin (GN 16) 2005-10-04 (from $6.22)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Demon (GN 17) 2006-01-03 (from $6.26)
    Fushigi Yûgi - Bride (GN 18) 2006-04-11 (from $7.27)
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (GN 1) 2009-01-06 (from $12.33)
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (GN 2) 2009-06-16 (from $12.05)
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (GN 3) 2009-09-15 (from $12.12)
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (GN 4) 2009-12-08 (from $12.05)
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (GN 5) 2010-03-16 (from $12.05)
    Fushigi Yûgi [VIZBIG Edition] (GN 6) 2010-06-15 (from $13.49)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Story & Art: Yuu Watase 
Imprint: Flower Comics 
Publisher: Shogakukan, Inc. 
Japanese cast
(none)
English staff
English cast
Adaptation: Yuji Oniki 
Assistant Marketing Manager: Jaime Starling (3) 
Assistant Sales Manager: Denya S. Jur (3) 
Cover Design: Hidemi Sahara 
Director of Sales and Marketing:
Dallas Middaugh (3-6) 
Oliver Chin (1,​2) 
Editing:
Elizabeth Kawasaki (shojo edition vol 9) 
William Flanagan 
Editor-in-Chief:
Hyoe Narita (vol 1-7) 
William Flanagan (vol 9,​10) 
Graphics: Carolina Ugalde (vol 1-8) 
Graphics & Design: Hidemi Sahara (vol 9,​10) 
Layout: Carolina Ugalde (vol 1-8) 
Managing Editor: Annette Roman 
Production manager: Noboru Watanabe 
Publisher: Seiji Horibuchi 
Retouch & Lettering: Andy Ristaino (9) 
Senior Marketing Manager: Renee Solberg (3-5) 
Senior Sales Manager: Mike Roberson (3-5) 
Senior VP of Editorial: Hyoe Narita (vol 8-10) 
Senior VP of Sales & Marketing: Rick Bauer (7,​8) 
Sr. Director of Licensing & Acquisitions: Rika Inouye 
Touch-up Art & Lettering: Bill Spicer 
Translation - Sound Effects: Kaori Inoue (1-9) 
Translation Assist: Kaori Kawakubo Inoue (vol 9) 
VP of Marketing: Liza Coppola (9,​10) 
(none)
English companies
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand) 
Licensed by: Viz Media 
Publisher: Gollancz Manga (UK) 
French staff
French companies
(none)
Publisher: Editions Tonkam 
Translation: Studio Tonkam 
French cast
(none)
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Translation:
Marc Bernabé (Spain Vol) 
Marta E. Gallego (Catalan ed.)  (Spain ed.) 
Rafael Morata (Catalan Vol) 
Verónica Calafell (Spain Vol) 

Collection Director: Enric Piñeyro (Spain) 
Editing:
Félix Sabaté (Spain) 
Joan Navarro (Spain) 
Graphic Design: Dani Barbero (Spain) 
(none)
Spanish companies
Layout: Estudio Fenix (Spain) 
Publisher:
Editorial Ivréa (Argentina) 
Glénat España (Spain) 
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Publisher: Planet Manga 
Italian cast
(none)
German cast
German staff
(none)
German companies
Publisher: EMA (Egmont Manga and Anime) 
Russian staff
Russian cast
(none)
Russian companies
Publisher: Sakura-Press 
Polish cast
Polish staff
Translation:
Agnieszka Opalko (vol. 5-18) 
Rafal Rzepka (vol. 1-4) 
(none)
Polish companies
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Translation: Renato Siqueira 
(none)
Portuguese companies
Publisher: Conrad 
Swedish staff
Swedish cast
Translation: Björn Aström 
(none)
Swedish companies
Publisher: Egmont Kärnan 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Licensed by: Sharp Point Press 
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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