Rewatching Fushigi Yugi (Part 4)

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When people remember this show as being really, really bad? THESE are the episodes they’re remembering. It’s worse than I remembered, too. And I already remembered a lot.

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Rewatching Fushigi Yugi (Part 3)

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The good parts of the series are behind us, and this set of episodes crosses over from “things I can appreciate and roll my eyes at” to “this actually makes me apoplectic with rage.”

Nuriko deserved better when I was a teenager, and she deserves better now.

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Rewatching Fushigi Yugi (Part 1)

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Once upon a time I read one of the seminal 90s shoujo series (I…read a lot of Yu Watase, actually). It sucked me in and made me real mad, and then I didn’t think about it for a long time. And I never watched the anime.

When I was invited to watch Fushigi Yugi with two longtime nostalgic fans of the series–Dee and Caitlin, two of my favorite people to talk anime with–I figured it was time to give it a second look.

The first two watchalongs (episodes 1-14) are below the cut. Keep an eye out for the rest!

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