Fushigi Yuugi Genbu Kaiden is a manga written by Yuu Watase. It premiered in Japan in 2003 in Sho-Comi, moved to an off-shoot magazine, Fushigi Yûgi Perfect World, in 2004. It was serialized sporadically in Monthly Flowers until 2008 when the series went on hiatus until spring 2010, when it began serialization in Rinka magazine. Individual chapters are collected and published in tankobon volumes by Shogakukan with the first volume was in October 2003; the twelfth and final volume was released in Japan in May 2013. A prequel to Watase's Fushigi Yûgi, the series details the creation of 'The Universe of the Four Gods' and tells the full story of the Priestess of Genbu.