Part 1 of the very-multi-part watchalong of the ’90s shoujo fantasy Fushigi Yugi with Caitlin, Dee, and Vrai!
For this first installment, the gang takes a trip down memory lane. Miaka is pretty okay actually. Everybody loves Nuriko. Hotohori? Not so much.
CONTENT WARNING: Fushigi Yugi contains depictions of sexual assault, homophobia, and transphobia. The podcast will also discuss these topics when they arise.
00:41 Background of Fushigi Yuugi
01:42 Experiences with anime and manga
13:34 Miaka as a protagonist
24:43 Teenage angst as a theme
48:31 Shounen influences
52:14 Hotohori and Nuriko
Recorded Saturday 1st July 2017
Music: Open Those Bright Eyes by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License