Fushigi Yuugi

Japanese name: Fushigi Yuugi
Japanese name: ふしぎ遊戯
English name: Mysterious Play; Fushigi Yuugi
Polish name: Tajemnica Przeszłości
Dates: April 6, 1995-March 28, 1996
2003-December 23, 2003 (United States)
July 2004 (Poland)
Broadcast time: Thursday, 6:00-6:30 pm (18:00-18:30)
Number of episodes: 52
Animation Studio: Studio Pierrot
Production Company: Studio Pierrot
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
International Channel (United States)
Hyper (Poland)
Creator(s): Yu Watase (manga)
Series Director: Hajime Kamegaki
Episode Director(s):
Art Director: Hitoshi Nagasawa, Yuji Ikeda
Character Designer(s): Hideyuki Motohashi
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Kae Araki (Miaka), Yumi Touma (Yui), Hikaru Midorikawa (Tamahome), Takehito Koyasu (Hototori), Chika Sakamoto (Nuriko), Tomokazu Seki (Chichiri), Hisako Kyouda (Taichi-kun), Yuuji Ueda (Saboshi), Nobutoshi Hayashi (Tasuki), Kouji Ishii (Mitsukake)
Genre(s): adventure, romance, fantasy, dimensional travel, magic, mythology (China), war, martial arts
Home Video
Japan: DVD (BCBA 0888-0896)
United States: (Geneon 12307-12314)
Note(s): This series had three oav series as sequels in 1996, 1997, and 2001-2002.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Fushigi Yuugi go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: October 2, 2005
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