Saiyuki (manga by K. Minekura)

Unfortunately, due to abuse, anonymous error reports are no longer accepted. You must login in order to submit an error report.

Note: you can set your preferences to always display the i icon while browsing the Encyclopedia.

 
Related anime:
    Saiyuki Gaiden (manga) (1999, prequel)
      Saiyuki Gaiden (OAV) (2011-03-25, adaptation)
    Saiyuki (OAV) (1999-04-23, adaptation)
      Saiyuki (TV) (2000-04-04 to 2001-03-27, alternate retelling)
        Saiyuki: Requiem (movie) (2001-08-18, sequel)
          Gensomaden Saiyuki: Kibou no zaika (OAV) (2002, sequel)
    Saiyuki Reload (manga) (2002, sequel)
      Saiyuki Reload (TV) (2003-10-02 to 2004-03-25, adaptation)
        Saiyuki Gunlock (TV) (2004-04-01 to 2004-09-23, sequel)
        Saiyuki Reload: Burial (OAV) (2007-04-27, prequel)
    Saiyuki Ibun (manga) (2009-09-16, prequel)

Alternative title:
Саюки (Russian) 
最遊記 (Japanese) 
최유기 신장판 (Korean) 
Genres: adventure 
Themes: historical 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: On present day Earth, the brotherhood of humans and demons (youkai) has been broken. A corrupt and evil demon, Gyumao, is performing experiments that combine human science and youkai magic, causing all demons to go crazy. Now, Genjo Sanzo, a trash-taking Buddist monk, is given a mission: Deliver a sacred scroll, the Maten Scripture, to India. For the journey, he is teamed up with Son Goku, a 500-year-old demon, Sha Gojyo, a red-eyed half demon human, and Cho Hakkai, a school teacher turned demon. Together, the four of them must travel to India, but the road ahead will surely be full of speed bumps, and demon attacks. 
User Ratings: 314 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 39 votes (Eng:22, dub:8, sub:7, others:2
1 Russian
1 Spanish
)
 Excellent: 108 votes (Eng:49, dub:26, sub:24, ?:5, raw:1, others:3
1 Russian
1 Polish subtitled
1 Spanish
)
 Very good: 68 votes (Eng:39, sub:14, dub:12, ?:2, raw:1)
 Good: 51 votes (Eng:27, dub:14, sub:5, ?:1, others:4
2 French
1 Italian dubbed
1 Italian
)
 Decent: 22 votes (Eng:15, sub:3, dub:2, raw:1, raw:1)
 So-so: 11 votes (Eng:7, dub:2, raw:1, sub:1)
 Not really good: 6 votes (Eng:5, dub:1)
 Weak: 3 votes (dub:1, Eng:1, sub:1)
 Bad: 3 votes (Eng:3)
 Awful: 2 votes (Eng:1, dub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 773 users, rank: #83 (of 4315)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.933 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.7317, rank: #1274 (of 4330)
Weighted mean: 7.847 (Very good), rank: #1208 (of 4330) (seen all: 8.24 / seen some: 7.46 / won't finish: 4.97)
Bayesian estimate: 7.846 (Very good), rank: #633 (of 2717)
Number of tankoubon: 9 
Number of pages: 184 
Chapter titles: We have 18
Vintage: 1997 
Release dates: We have 50
Links: We have 8
Trivia: We have 1
You can contribute information to this page, but first you must login or register

Graphic novel
    Saiyuki (GN 1) 2004-03-02 (from $7.49)
    Saiyuki (GN 2) 2004-05-11 (from $7.49)
    Saiyuki (GN 3) 2004-07-01 (from $7.49)
    Saiyuki (GN 4) 2004-08-01 (from $7.49)
    Saiyuki (GN 5) 2004-11-01 (from $7.49)
    Saiyuki (GN 6) 2005-01-11 (from $9.99)
    Saiyuki (GN 7) 2005-03-08 (from $7.49)
    Saiyuki (GN 8) 2005-06-07 (from $8.49)
    Saiyuki (GN 9) 2005-07-31 (from $7.49)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Kazuya Minekura 

Assistant:
Azuma Asu (Vol. 6) 
Jiro Suzuki (Vol. 6) 
Editing: Yousuke Sugino (Vol. 6) 
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Enix 
Serialized In: G-Fantasy 
English staff
English cast
Art Director: Matt Alford 
Translation:
Alethea Nibley 
Athena Nibley 

Associate Editor: Lianne Sentar 
Cover Layout: Anna Kernbaum 
Digital Imaging Manager: Chris Buford 
Editing:
Jake Forbes 
Lillian Diaz-Przybyl (vol. 6-9) 
Managing Editor: Jill Freshney 
Pre-Press Manager: Antonio DePietro 
President: John Parker 
Production Artist: James Dashiell 
Production manager:
Jennifer Miller 
Mutsumi Miyazaki 
Publisher: Stuart Levy 
Retouch & Lettering: Eva Han 
VP of Production: Ron Klamert 
(none)
English companies
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand) 
Licensed by: TOKYOPOP 
French staff
French companies
(none)
Publisher: Panini Comics 
French cast
(none)
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
(none)
Publisher: Mangaline Comics 
Spanish cast
(none)
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Publisher: Dynit 
Italian cast
(none)
German cast
German staff
Translation: Dorothea Uberall 
(none)
German companies
Publisher: Carlsen Comics 
Polish staff
Polish companies
(none)
Publisher: Waneko 
Polish cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
This encyclopedia is collaboratively edited by the users of this site
DISCLAIMER add information report an error lookup sources

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Manga anthology