Fushigi Ygi: Genbu Kaiden

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VIZ Media, Nov 3, 2009 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 192 pages
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Into China’s 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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Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden, Vol. 9 (Fushigi Yugi (Graphic Novels))

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Watase (Ceres; Absolute Boyfriend) is a prolific manga-ka whose work is known to shojo readers both as graphic novels and as anime. Previously in this series, Takiko Okuda has been summoned into the ... Read full review

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So in this volume, the oracles drop like flies. Namame's giant rock man shell is destroyed, but that's really for the best, because little Namame's much cuter. I think Namame might prove to be one of the most useful warriors. 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 Shojo 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 Yugi. 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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