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Fushigi Yugi Byakko Senki Manga Returns from Hiatus Next Year

Fushigi Yugi Byakko Senki Manga Returns from Hiatus Next YearGood news for fans of the Fushigi Yugiverse: manga Fushigi Yugi Byakko Senki will be back next year.

The manga, penned by Fushigi Yugi creator Yuu Watase, started up back in 2017, but went on hiatus in 2018 due to the author’s health issues. Now Watase has confirmed the manga will pick back up in fall 2023. Woo!

Meanwhile, Watase published a Fushigi Yugi one-shot in this November’s issue of Monthly Flowers.

Here’s how Shojo Beat describes the first volume of Fushigi Yugi Byakko Senki:

The final Fushigi Yûgi story in the Universe of the Four Gods begins!

The year is 1923. Suzuno Osugi’s father Takao warns her to stay away from The Universe of the Four Gods, telling her it’s a book that only men can touch. Takao worked with late Einosuke Okuda, who translated its text. He knows that in order to enact its story, the book needs one last heroine: the priestess of Byakko!

After the Great Kanto earthquake strikes, Suzuno and Takao are trapped in their burning home. Takao has only one chance to save his young daughter, and that is to send her into The Universe of the Four Gods!

Source: Anime News Network

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.