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  • Title: 西遊記
  • Title (romaji): Saiyuuki
  • Also known as: Journey to the West
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Comedy, family
  • Episodes: 11
  • Viewership rating: 22.82
  • Broadcast network: Fuji TV
  • Broadcast period: 2006-Jan-09 to 2006-Mar-20
  • Air time: Monday 21:00
  • Theme song: Around the World by MONKEY MAJIK
  • Related TV shows: See Journey to the West


The drama is a modern adaptation of the famous Chinese story Journey to the West. It follows the monk Sanzo Hoshi and her three disciples--the monkey king Son Goku; the half-man, half-pig Cho Hakkai; and the water demon Sagojo--as they travel to Tenjiku (India) in search of Buddhist sutras of enlightenment.

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Episode Information

Episode Date Subtitle Extended Subtitle Rating (Kanto)
01 2006-Jan-09 The Land of Fire To Tenjiku!! Goku and friends begin their journey!! 29.2%
02 2006-Jan-16 The Land of Hot Springs Beautiful sisters and a pig in love!? 24.8%
03 2006-Jan-23 The Land of Dreams You're here, Mother! The demon of the temple that makes dreams come true 23.8%
04 2006-Jan-30 The Land of Sand Hot!! Arm-wrestling match in the Land of Sand 22.5%
05 2006-Feb-06 The Land of Children Goku becomes a father!? 22.1%
06 2006-Feb-13 The Land of Forests A tale of heroism!! New friends 20.6%
07 2006-Feb-20 The Land of Ghosts Goku's become a mature woman!? 21.2%
08 2006-Feb-27 The Land of Time Timeslip!! A journey to the past 20.9%
09 2006-Mar-06 The Land of Flowers The ultimate demon's trap 20.7%
10 2006-Mar-13 The Land of Absurdity The true identity of Rinrin from the Land of Demons!! 20.5%
11 2006-Mar-20 Tenjiku Tenjiku! Touching conclusion of love and courage!! To the future 24.7%

Source: Video Research, Ltd.

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Autumn 2005
Fuji TV
Spring 2006
Kiken na Aneki
Monday 21:00
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