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Written and illustrated by Yuu Watase, Fushigi Yûgi originally appeared in serial form in the monthly manga magazine Shōjo Comic. It premiered in the May 1992 issue and ran for over four years, with the final chapter appearing in the June 1996 issue. The series was simultaneously published in eighteen collected volumes by Shogakukan, with new volumes being released on a quarterly schedule.

In 1992, Viz Media licensed the manga for an English language release in North America. The series was originally released in a flipped trade paperback format, starting in August 1998. Several characters have both Japanese pronunciations and Chinese pronunciations. In 1998 Watase visited the United States and met with Viz staff members at their San Francisco headquarters. Viz kept the original Chinese names of characters at the request of Watase. Bill Flanagan, the editor of the English version, asked Watase if he should use the Chinese names for popular characters such as Tai Yi-Jun (Taiitsukun) and she also asked for the Chinese names to be used there. The characters with names remaining in Japanese in the English version are the characters, such as Tamahome, who have Japanese pronunciations of ancient constellations; there was never any intention of them having Chinese names.

This caused some confusion for fans as the anime version uses the Japanese names. For example, in the manga, Hotohori's country is named "Hong-Nan" rather than the "Konan" found in the anime series.4 After eight volumes, Viz stopped publication of Fushigi Yûgi, reviving it in June 2003 when it released the first two volumes in unflipped standard manga size volumes. The remaining volumes were released on a quarterly schedule, including the remaining ten volumes. The final volume of the series was released in April 2006. The dates and ISBN numbers given for the first eight volumes in the table on the link above are for the second edition releases.

Viz also serialized Fushigi Yûgi in their manga anthology magazine, Animerica Extra, starting with the October 1998 debut issue and running until the December 2004 issue, the magazine's final issue. In January 2009, Viz re-released the series as part of their "VIZBIG" line, which combines two or three individual volumes of the original release into a single, larger volume.

Volume 1
Japanese Release Date: May 26, 1992
North American Release Date: November 1, 2003
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  • Priestess
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Volume 2
Japanese Release Date: August 21, 1992
North American Release Date: April 1, 2004
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  • 007. The Aimless Heart
    とまどう鼓動
  • 008. A Dark Invitation
    影からの誘い
  • 009. Awakening Memories
    目覚める想い
  • 010. Come Back Home
    かえっておいで
  • 011. Longing For You
    逢いたい...
  • 012. Reaching Out
    あなたへの途







  • Oracle
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Volume 3
Japanese Release Date: November 26, 1992
North American Release Date: June 1, 2004
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  • 013. The Invisible Enemy
  • 014. Let Me Protect You
  • 015. Captive Women
  • 016. The Priestess of Seiryu
  • 017. Souls Drifting Apart
  • 018. Only You







  • Disciple
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Volume 4
Japanese Release Date: January 26, 1993
North American Release Date: October 19, 2004
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  • 019. Wo Ai Ni
  • 020. Wolf of the Fortress
  • 021. Illusion's Embrace
  • 022. City of Resurrection
  • 023. In the Darkness
  • 024. A Battle of Anguish







  • Bandit
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Volume 5
Japanese Release Date: April 26, 1993
North American Release Date: January 4, 2005
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  • 025. The Music of Meeting
  • 026. Remote Reunion
  • 027. Love Trap
  • 028. A Prelude to Love
  • 029. A Heart Torn Asunder
  • 030. A Duel without Mercy







  • Rival
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Volume 6
Japanese Release Date: July 26, 1993
North American Release Date: April 12, 2005
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  • 031. The Way to Goodbye
  • 032. To Protect You
  • 033. Never Leave You
  • 034. The Final Embrace
  • 035. The Treacherous Tune
  • 036. The Decisive Flame







  • Summoner
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Volume 7
Japanese Release Date: October 26, 1993
North American Release Date: July 5, 2005
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  • 037. Forbidden Love
  • 038. The Night of the Star-gazing Festival
  • 039. Frail Smile
  • 040. Vow on a Grave
  • 041. The Mystery of 'The Universe of the Four Gods'
  • 042. Reminiscence of the Future







  • Castaway
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Volume 8
Japanese Release Date: January 26, 1994
North American Release Date: October 11, 2005
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  • 043. The Sealed Castle Wall
  • 044. The Spark of Combat
  • 045. Heartland
  • 046. Maelstrom of Fear
  • 047. Watching You Always
  • 048. Sorrow in the Snow







  • Friend
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Volume 9
Japanese Release Date: May 26, 1992
North American Release Date: October 29, 2003
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  • 049. Valley of Tears
  • 050. Ice Guardians
  • 051. A Hazardous Bargain
  • 052. Mirage of Hell
  • 053. Defiled Love
  • 054. The Depths of Love







  • Lover
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Volume 10
Japanese Release Date: April 26, 1994
North American Release Date: March 17, 2004
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  • 055. Dawn for the Heart
  • 056. Ominous Eyes
  • 057. Counterfeit Memory
  • 058. Dangerous Love
  • 059. Counterfeit Love








  • Enemy
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Volume 11
Japanese Release Date: October 26, 1994
North American Release Date: June 30, 2004
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  • 060. Ray of Resurrection
  • 061. A Sad Fate
  • 062. The Unbreakable Wall
  • 063. The Truth Revealed
  • 064. Imminent Parting
  • 065. Tragic Battle







  • Veteran
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Volume 12
Japanese Release Date: January 26, 1995
North American Release Date: October 5, 2004
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  • 066. Embracing Evil
  • 067. Matrimony
  • 068. The Dividing Light
  • 069. Real/Unreal Boy
  • 070. Surge of the Heart
  • 071. To Live For You







  • Girlfriend
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Volume 13
Japanese Release Date: April 26, 1995
North American Release Date: January 4, 2005
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  • 072. Requiem to the Sky
  • 073. The Ceremony
  • 074. Even if It Takes My Life
  • 075. Bye-bye
  • 076. Miracle Wings
  • 077. A New Story







  • Goddess
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Volume 14
Japanese Release Date: July 26, 1995
North American Release Date: April 12, 2005
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  • 078. The Call to Begin
  • 079. The Open Door
  • 080. The Lost Heart
  • 081. Seven Destinations
  • 082. The Quickening of Evil








  • Prophet
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Volume 15
Japanese Release Date: October 26, 1995
North American Release Date: July 5, 2005
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  • 083. The Gathering Gloom
  • 084. The Young Sorcerer
  • 085. The Silent Child
  • 086. Laughter from the Darkness
  • 087. A Feast for Puppets
  • 088. Sentimental Tears







  • Guardian
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Volume 16
Japanese Release Date: January 26, 1996
North American Release Date: October 11, 2005
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  • 089. The Crushed Passage
  • 090. Miiru
  • 091. The Mystic Fang
  • 092. The Broken Plan
  • 093. The Gulf of Courage
  • 094. A Dream Drawn for You







  • Assassin
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Volume 17
Japanese Release Date: April 25, 1996
North American Release Date: January 10, 2006
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  • 095. Captain of Ruin
  • 096. Overflowing Doubt
  • 097. The Night Wandering
  • 098. Blaze of Camaraderie
  • 099. The Tragic Transmigration
  • 100. The Ephemeral Reflection in the Water







  • Demon
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Volume 18
Japanese Release Date: July 26, 1996
North American Release Date: April 11, 2006
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  • 101. Tamahome's Shadow
  • 102. Souls Seeking Their Mates
  • 103. The Eternal Vow
  • 104. The Red Wave of Love
  • 105. The Final Battle
  • SPL. Everlasting ''Wo Ai Ni''







  • Bride
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