Manga article

The Saiyuki manga comprises five separate series:

  • Saiyuki, 9 volumes, complete. This manga was serialized in the shōnen manga magazine Monthly GFantasy.
  • Saiyuki Reload, 10 volumes, complete. It was serialized in the monthly Japanese shōjo manga magazine Monthly Comic Zero Sum and completed its run in the August edition of 2009
    • Saiyuki Offroad, a dream Goku shares with an unknown youkai, in which it is revealed that Goku has a far greater purpose in the story than we yet know. 
  • Saiyuki Reload Blast is currently serialized in Monthly Comic Zero Sum
    • Saiyuki - Dice of Destiny is a series of illustrations for the manga magazine Zero-Sum Ward while Minekura Kazuya was still in recovery. It is also Saiyuki Reload Blast Vol. 01 Limited edition's Bonus material.
  • Saiyuki Gaiden, completed at 4 volumes, was published quarterly in Japanese shōjo manga magazine Zero Sum WARD. Saiyuki Gaiden was completed in May 2009. This series takes place in Heaven, 500 years before the first Saiyuki series. The plot is based around the four main characters of Saiyuki in their past lives, and details exactly what it was they did to get thrown out of heaven.
  • Saiyuki Ibun, currently running in Zero Sum Ward follows Priest Koumyou Sanzo in his days before inheriting the Sanzo Title.