Fushigi Ygi: Genbu Kaiden

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VIZ Media, Nov 3, 2009 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 192 pages
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Into Chinas past, a young girl fights for love! R to L (Japanese Style). Back in her own world, Takiko tries to forget about the "Universe of the Four Gods." Determined to live the life of an ordinary girl in Tokyo in 1923, she returns to her father's home and concentrates on being a loyal daughter--and, soon, a dutiful bride. But she can't leave her other life behind. And while Takiko struggles to cool her still-burning heart, the Celestial Warriors battle through a new ice age! This exciting prequel to VIZ Media's best-selling fantasy series, Fushigi Ygi, tells the story of the very first priestess of the Four Gods--the Priestess of Genbu!
  

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Review: Fushigi Ygi: Genbu Kaiden, Vol. 12 (Fushigi Ygi: Genbu Kaiden #12)

User Review  - Arianna - Goodreads

Although strongly connected to Fushigi Yugi, Genbu Kaiden manages to be a perfectly stand-alone story where natural associations to the older story are seldom popping up. In this case, I believe that ... Read full review

Review: Fushigi Ygi: Genbu Kaiden, Vol. 01 (Fushigi Ygi: Genbu Kaiden #1)

User Review  - Athena Barbour - Goodreads

Absolutely love this manga! It has a great story line following the original FY series. It's hands down the best romance/ action manga story I have ever read. Yuu Watase does her best work in this ... Read full review

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Watase's debut came in 1989 at the age of 18 when her short story Pajama de Ojama (An Intrusion in Pajamas) appeared in the monthly Shjo Comic manga anthology. Since then she has written and drawn some 50 volumes worth of different short stories and long-running manga series, including the fantastically popular Fushigi Ygi. She won the 43rd Shogakukan award for Ceres: Celestial Legend. Her works have provided the basis for two anime series, a live-action drama, three OVA series, anime soundtrack CDs, and a string of novels.

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