Cover to Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden vol. 3

Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden is a prequel story to Yuu Watase’s long running manga Fushigi Yûgi. Price per volume is $8.99.

Publication Dates[edit | edit source]

Last Issue[edit | edit source]

Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden vol. 9: 04 Nov 2009

Current Issue[edit | edit source]

Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden vol. 10: 05 Sep 2012

Next Issue[edit | edit source]

Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden vol. 11: 06 Mar 2013

Status[edit | edit source]

Characters[edit | edit source]

Main Characters[edit | edit source]

Takiko Okuda: A girl from 1920s Japan who is transported to the Universe of the Four Gods, becoming the priestess of Genbu in the land of the North.

Limudo: A mysterious boy with wind powers who has the Kanji for "Woman" on his chest.

Chamka: A bowman who is hunting Limudo.

Minor Characters[edit | edit source]

Einosuke Okuda: Takiko's father is a dedicated scholar who pursues his studies at the expense of his family. He translates an ancient Chinese book that transports his daughter to the other world.


Storyline[edit | edit source]

In the Universe of the Four Gods, which resembles ancient China, four countries are watched over by four different guardian animal gods. Only a priestess from another world has the power to summon a god to save the countries in the Universe of the Four Gods. Priestesses are watched over by a group of seven celestial warriors, who are always marked by a unique Kanji (Chinese character) that relates to the sign they are connected to in the Chinese Zodiac.


Leftover Useful Information[edit | edit source]

Creative Team[edit | edit source]

Yuu Watase is the artist and author.

Publishing History[edit | edit source]

Future Publication Dates[edit | edit source]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden vol. 11: 06 Mar 2013

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