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Even if I Die ( Inochi Hatetemo) is the sixth episode of the original 1995 Fushigi Yuugi anime adaptation
The evil reflection of Miaka steps out of the mirror, trapping the real Miaka within. The reflected Miaka returns to camp, carrying and the mirror in which the real Miaka is trapped.The reflection of Miaka tries to kiss Hotohori and tells him that she'll stay in the book forever. Miaka then is annoyed, and that was what she wanted to say deep inside. The evil-Miaka then tells them that Nuriko is a man, not a woman. But Hotohori realizes and notices that something's wrong and says that the Miaka he knows does not act "like this". They try to fight mirror-Miaka, but she uses the mirror to suck out all the power the three of them possesses.
Taiitsukun then tells Miaka to think of something to defeat the evil reflection of herself. Miaka realizes that if the reflection is a part of her, then the two will be able to feel the same pain. She then takes a plate from the dinner table, breaks it and stabs herself in the chest in an attempt to wound the evil reflection Miaka.
The reflection Miaka is defeated by the three warriors and disappears. The real Miaka reappears but is gravely wounded. Nuriko tries to heal Miaka's wound, but Tamahome says that she's a man and he would be nose-bleeding to take Miaka's shirt off to heal the wound. Nuriko interjects and says that she may be a man, but at heart, he is a woman. In the real world, Yui is also wounded and covered in blood.
Yui and Miaka talk while Miaka is between life and death, and Yui says to Miaka to live and hear those people's voices reaching out to her. Miaka then sees a paradise but returns to the world of the four gods. Taiitsukun reveals herself to the group and tells them she can get Miaka home.
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