[Podcast] Chatty AF 33: Fushigi Yugi Watchalong – Episodes 35-40

Part 6 of our Fushigi Yugi watchalong with Dee, Vrai, and Caitlin! The team enters the show’s infamous badlands, and only headcanon AUs, visual novel tangents, and copious amounts of alcohol can get them through it. Nakago levels up to Literal Worst. Tamahome boyfriends good. Miaka stabs her way to freedom.

CONTENT WARNING: Fushigi Yugi contains depictions of sexual assault, homophobia, and transphobia. The podcast will also discuss these topics when they arise.

 

 

0:00:00 Intros
0:01:48 The badlands
0:07:48 Miaka’s trauma
0:13:54 Tamahome’s not so bad
0:15:10 Punishing Miaka’s agency
0:22:28 Seiryu Seven (the Riff Raff riff)
0:27:25 Yui’s plight
0:30:02 The good(?) stuff
0:33:04 Visual novel time
0:41:56 Back to the bad
0:45:27 Virgin narratives
0:49:10 Seiryu weakness
0:54:47 Everything bad about Fushigi Yugi
0:57:50 Outro

 

Recorded Saturday 24th September 2017

Music: Open Those Bright Eyes by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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