Fushigi Yugi, a shōjo manga by Yuu Watase about a girl who embarks on a magical and romantic adventure in a world similar to mythological China, is once more being adapted into a stage musical with a sequel play entitled Fushigi Yugi -Ao no Shou- ("Blue Chapter") that will run from October 13 - 21, 2018, at the Zenrosai Hall / Space zero venue in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Yuu Watase's 1992-1996 Fushigi Yugi shoujo told the story of a pair of modern midde-school girls summoned into the Universe of the Four Gods as the priestess of Suzuka and Seiryuu. A 2003-2013 prequel then told the story of a Taisho Era girl summoned as the priestss of Genbu. Now, its Byakko's turn, with the story of Takao Ōsugi, the daughter of a Universe of Four Gods translator.
20 years ago this summer, the first Fushigi Yugi manga ended. The TV anime ended in March of that year. So, time for a remake of the mid-90s hit fantasy shoujo series? Author Yuu Watase thought it would be fun to play around with the idea of a 2016 version of Mysterious Play, so, making it clear that fans shouldn't take it too seriously, she posted her designs.
The anime adaptation of Yuu Watase's classic girl-transported-to-mystical world shoujo manga Fushigi Yugi was added to Crunchyroll's catalog of streaming anime today at at 5pm Pacific Time. This includes both subbed and dubbed versions. The Fushigi Yugi TV series, Fushigi Yugi OVA, Fushigi Yugi: Eikoden will be available. More after the jump.
Don't let all of CRN writer Nate Ming's talk of mixed martial arts and football and Fist of the North Star fool you--he is, in fact, a total girl. Join him for another round of "Natestalgia" as he blubbers like a baby through the Fushigi Yûgi anime!
Following their recent spate of bad news centering on layoffs, Media Blasters posted a bit of good news by listing its April release slate on its Facebook page which included the first mention of a re-release of the Fushigi Yugi anime adaptation. Hit the jump for all of the details.
VIZ Media has announced that its VIZ Manga App for the Apple iPad will begin offering digital volumes of Yu Watase's Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden on April 18th, and Arata: The Legend will launch for the iPad on April 25th.