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Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden, Volume 2

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2012

    highly recommended

    When schoolgirl Takiko Okuda attempts to destroy her father's translation of "The Universe of the Four Gods," she is instead literally sucked into the story, becoming the Priestess of Genbu in an epic journey to find the seven Celestial Warriors!
    During their journey Chamka and Takiko come upon a burning house. Chamka tries to save a young girl's life and demonstrates his special power: to freeze things in ice! The effort weakens Chamka however, and he must stay in the village to recuperate. The girl's family offers shelter, but her father sells Chamka out to the bandits who are hunting him. That's when Limbo reenters the picture.....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2011

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    Great Book

    great story! I felt in love with it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2006

    Hands down one of the best shojo titles I've ever read.

    Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden is probably my favorite Yu Watase title up to date. Takiko, the female lead, is a strong young woman who is not afriad to do what she knows is right and doesn't back down. She can handle herself and will fight to protect what she holds dear. When I first picked up the title, it wasn't because I was a huge fan of the original Fushigi Yugi. Honestly, Miaka irritated me with her generally weak and helpless behavior. To me, it seemed like she always needed to be saved. However, I could not have been more pleasantly surprised when I realized in just the first volume that Takiko was a strong, deep character with many layers to her personality and her fair share of human flaws. All in all you realized very quickly that Genbu Kaiden is significantly darker and aimed towards an older audience than most of Yu Watase's other works. Definitly a manga for you if you're a fan of the creater's work and are becoming immune to the Imadoki-style fluff. The romance in this manga is much more alluring and mature.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2006

    another great book from yu watase

    yu watase is one of my favorite manga authores. she creates lots of great books like this one. just like fushigi yugi before this is the prequel to that book. and just like before it stars a normal girl whi gets sucked in to the universe of the four gods and must find all the celestial warriors to protect the country. in this one they introduced a new warrior who can shoot needles, she reveals more on limdos quarrel with his father and more an chamakas power.

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