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Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (manga)

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Alternative title:
Fushigi Yugi Special (Italian)
Fushigi Yugi, la Légende de Gembu (French)
Fushigi Yugi: Genbu. El origen de la leyenda (Spanish)
Mysterious Play: The Legend of Genbu Unfolds
Quyển Sách Kỳ Bí
ふしぎ遊戯 玄武開伝 (Japanese)
幻夢遊戲 玄武開傳 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Takiko is a girl who is sad, lonely, and unpopular at school. Her mother is sick and dying, the man she loves is married to someone else, and her father spends months away from home. However, on the day her mother dies, and her father brings home an odd book called "The Universe of the Four Gods", Takiko is pulled into the book and discovers herself to be the Genbu no Miko in a time when she is not welcome ....
User Ratings: 167 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 33 votes (Eng:12, sub:10, dub:7, ?:2, raw:1, edit.dub:1)
 Excellent: 50 votes (Eng:31, dub:11, sub:5, raw:2, others:1
1 Mandarin
 Very good: 37 votes (Eng:21, dub:5, ?:3, sub:3, raw:2, edit.dub:1, others:2
2 French
 Good: 26 votes (Eng:16, sub:5, dub:4, others:1
1 Indonesia
 Decent: 15 votes (Eng:10, ?:2, dub:2, others:1
1 French subtitled
 So-so: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Not really good: 3 votes (Eng:2, sub:1)
 Weak: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 569 users, rank: #135 (of 6745)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.198 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.533, rank: #640 (of 7480)
Weighted mean: 8.039 (Very good), rank: #1010 (of 7480) (seen all: 8.67 / seen some: 7.97 / won't finish: 6.00)
Bayesian estimate: 8.031 (Very good), rank: #393 (of 3491)
Number of tankoubon: 12
Number of pages: 190
Chapter titles: We have 41
2005-07-05 to 2014-03-04 (North America)
Release dates: We have 64
Links: We have 4
Trivia: We have 3
News: Show:
Fushigi Yugi Magazine (May 27, 2004)
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Graphic novel
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 1) 2005-06-22 (from $3.64)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 2) 2005-11-01 (from $6.04)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 3) 2006-03-07 (from $7.99)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 4) 2006-07-05 (from $7.99)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 5) 2006-11-07 (from $7.99)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 6) 2008-01-29 (from $7.99)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 7) 2008-11-04 (from $7.99)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 8) 2009-04-07 (from $7.99)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 9) 2009-11-03 (from $7.99)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 10) 2012-09-04 (from $7.99)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 11) 2013-03-05 (from $7.99)
    Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden (GN 12) 2014-03-04 (from $114.03)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Story & Art: Yuu Watase
Publisher: Shogakukan
Serialized In: Sho-Comi Zoukan
Japanese cast
English staff
English cast
Translation: Lillian Olsen

Shaenon K. Garrity (Vol. 1-2)
Amy Martin (Vol. 1-5)
Florence Yuen (Vol. 10)
Genki Harata (Vol. 10)
Hidemi Sahara (Vol. 8-9)
Izumi Hirayama (Vol. 6-7)
Shawn Carrico (Vol. 11-12)
Ian Robertson (Vol. 1-3)
Shaenon K. Garrity (Vol. 3-12)
Editor in Chief, Books: Alvin Lu (Vol. 6-8)
Editor in Chief, Magazines: Marc Weidenbaum (Vol. 6-8)
Yumi Hoashi (Vol. 1-5)
Editorial Director: Elizabeth Kawasaki (Vol. 5)
Executive VP Of Marketing: John Easum (Vol. 5)
Executive VP Of Sales: John Easum (Vol. 5)
Rina Mapa (Vol. 2-12)
Walden Wong (Vol. 1)
Managing Editor:
Megan Bates (Vol. 1-5)
Production Director:
Noboru Watanabe (Vol. 1-4)
Hyoe Narita (Vol. 1-9)
Senior Director of Acquistions: Rika Inouye 
Sr. Director of Acquisitions: Rika Inouye (Vol. 1-5)
Sr. VP of Marketing: Liza Coppola (Vol. 5-6)
Touch-up Art:
Rina Mapa (Vol. 2-12)
Walden Wong (Vol. 1)
Yumi Hoashi (Vol. 1-5)
VP Of Creative: Linda Espinosa (Vol. 7-9)
VP of Marketing:
Liza Coppola (Vol. 1-4)
VP Of Product Marketing: Gonzalo Ferreyra (Vol. 7-9)
VP of Production: Alvin Lu (Vol. 9)
VP of Publishing:
Alvin Lu (Vol. 1-4)
VP of Publishing Licensing: Rika Inouye (Vol. 6-9)
VP of Sales:
Gonzalo Ferreyra (Vol. 6-9)
Liza Coppola (Vol. 1-4)
English companies
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Licensed by: Viz Media
Chuang Yi Publishing Pte Ltd. (Singapore)
Gollancz Manga (UK)
French staff
French companies
Publisher: Editions Tonkam
French cast
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Publisher: Glénat España (Spain)
Spanish cast
Italian staff
Italian companies
Publisher: Planet Manga
Italian cast
German cast
German staff
Translation: Burkhard Höfler
German companies
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Sharp Point Press
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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