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

User Review  - Earl - Goodreads

Finally finished the 12-volume manga knowing that it is not like the original Fushigi Ygi: The Mysterious Play, Vol. 01: Priestess. I think it's going to be a good idea had this been turned into a ... Read full review

Review: Fushigi Ygi: Genbu Kaiden, Vol. 06 (Fushigi Ygi: Genbu Kaiden #6)

User Review  - Topu Masum - Goodreads

Takiko is far by the best priestess out of the three since byako isnt out yet but im sure byako priestess will be ver likeable unlike Miaka and Yui. miaka is so annoying! and yui was likeable at first but her pathetic attention seeking attitude from tamahome is disgusting. 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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