The Twelve Kingdoms is a Japanese series of fantasy novels written by Fuyumi Ono and .. Yoko travels to the world of Juuni Kokki, develops as a person and starts to embrace her new destiny. “Tsuki no Kage, Kage no Umi Tenshou”. Juuni Kokki (Novel). Login to add items to your list, keep track of your progress, and rate series! Description. Except for her red hair, Youko Nakajima is a typical, . Looking for information on the light novel Juuni Kokuki (The Twelve Kingdoms)? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world’s most active online anime and.

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The Twelve Kingdoms – Wikipedia

Naruto the Movie Osomatsu-san the Movie Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Chinese mythology-influenced books were adapted into an animated television series in Rakushun is the first being she encountered who did not seem to have any ulterior motives or desire to turn in her in.

Views Read Edit Nogel history. Then read the novel and all made perfect sense and wished they followed it more close on the anime. Al final del libro, la misma Youko dice que desea ser una mejor persona y no se siente apta para reinar, y justamente son esos atributos el querer y poder crecer los que la transforman en una magnifica emperatriz para Kei. At jjuni, until ujuni creature attacks.

Ordinary schoolgirl Nakajima Yoko gets drawn into a world of demons, danger, mystery and folklore when golden-haired warrior, Keiki shows up at her school one day, swears loyalty to her and tells juun that she is grave danger. She later worked certain events from this novel into the Twelve Kingdoms series. I read this when I feel really bad, because there is one scene where Yoko, the heroine, really just hits rock-bottom, and it is super inspiring!


Not a brat, but a crybaby and extremely passive. Her journey teaches her to both become self-r Yoko Nakajima is a Japanese high schooler. However, upon arriving in this new world she is alone and persecuted by the locals. The encounters are supposed to shape Yoko’s personality, but I don’t know if it needed to be done for this long. Mune Kyun Tropical Island! Yoko has become distrustful and even suspicious of everyone. I would recommend this to readers 14 years old and older.

Though only a few rulers and Kirin are in the main focus of the story, many are encountered in the series and play a significant role. Babies are born from eggs on trees, juunni mythical creatures roam the land. If you have problems finding it just message me and I send you the link. Now I know I was wrong. The Koukai, known as the Yellow Seais surrounded by four inland seas: Then I picked it back up again.

Damien’s Juuni Kokki translations page

I really enjoyed this aspect of the story because divine rule has always fascinated me. One day a man appears before her, along with Fantastical beasts. Maybe because I saw the anime, the first half of the book was tedious to me and I wanted things to happen already.

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The writing doesn’t feel very polished even though I had the impression that it got better as the story progressedand the pacing is kkoki from perfect. And some authors seem stuck on emulating J. Some if the best character development EVER! Yoko seaches for Keiki for most of the book, encountering other characters from different villages.

Sora wa Akai Kawa no Hotori. However, if you are new to this series, you are in for a treat. Login to add nvoel to your list, keep track of your progress, and rate series! Once a model student who always conformed to societal pressures, she is now abandoned and pursued by men and beasts alike in the wilds of a land unbound by any earthly sense of order.


Damien Sullivan’s Juuni Kokki translations page

I love that feeling of being so connected to a character that you bawl over them when they’re losing their way! Shushou becomes ruler of Kyou. It A beautiful tome. May 24, branewurms rated it really liked it Shelves: Highly recommended for anybody who likes Asian Fantasy, talking rats or unicorns.

Lists with This Book. Kakukakutaru Oudou Kouryoku no Uka was released for PlayStation 2 on April 4, and is a sequel to the first game, continuing with Yoko’s problems after she becomes the monarch of Kei. Books by Fuyumi Ono. Their role is to externalize some of Yoko’s problems that were internal in the novels. However, it was jhuni a great read, and was actually a lot different than what I had expected. I read the first 2 novels based on a glowing recommendation from a friend, but frankly I found them boring and a chore to get through.

However, neither the series nor the anime concentrates solely on Youko, and they do tell stories of other characters. The inhabitants of the kingdoms speak a different language than the languages nofel our world, both of which can be learned by either side.

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Otoh I am a tiny bit irritated to find that my idea of view spoiler [children growing on trees hide spoiler ] has totally been novle, lol. Ranked 77 Popularity Members 4, Un habitant d’un village avoisinant? View all 5 comments. Blood Prison Road to Ninja: They are completely devoid of any humor or romance. Sep 22, Julie rated it it was amazing.