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 storyline keeps you excited and poised and does not disappoint. Yoko’s angsting got repetitive from time to time – it’s not like Jjuuni didn’t understand and empathize with her feelings, it’s just that they didn’t need to keep being reiterated. Problems playing this file?

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Juuni Kokki Novel Translations: A Compilation (Updated 07/24/06): juuni_kokki

Topics such as ethics, morals and how they conflict with accomplishing personal goals, concepts of statesmanship and politics, rule of law, justice and mercy etc that are associated with governance are discussed as part of the storyline. The world building seemed partly inspired by ancient Chinese history and culture.

Naruto the Movie Osomatsu-san the Movie Although I admit that would have been a sure way to make the episodes more exciting, it would have distracted from the virtuous intentions of the story. Kasho, Toei, Shokan, Kizan and Jogetsu. It was a little frustrating. On the islands, magic works and societies similar to classical China exist.

Then I picked it back up again. She is unable to stand up for herself and even less for koki. The biggest similarity and much to my delight is the character growth of the main characters. I have read and reread this book a handful of times and am always amazed at Ono’s use of poetic language to articulate such vastness, violence, and indecision of the heart.


The Twelve Kingdoms: Sea of Shadow

Tal vez en los libros siguientes se mencione si Kourin contrajo o no el shitsudou. However, they’ve definitely done well incorporating and explaining the Japanese and Chinese language elements. Really enjoyed the book: For me, the story only got really interesting in the second half, once the other major characters are introduced.

Kiba no Tabishounin – The Arms Peddler.

On a more technical note, I laud Shadow of the Moon, a Sea of Shadows in particular for the author’s disciplined use of a single POV narrative, something rarely done this well. That all kokkki said, the end of the book redeemed everything for me. At least, until the creature attacks.

Please note that ‘Not yet published’ titles are excluded. Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan. Juuin of Shadow can be read as a stand-alone novel. I actually liked his character a lot and Yoko did need someone to trust, but I felt that when Yoko had to make a decision about her destiny, Rakushun’s character became Yoko’s motivation to accept her destiny. I started this not expecting much, and here I am completely bedazzled.

In the anime the beginning is off putting since the protagonist is irritatingly meek, but give it a few episodes and the development will be mind blowing. Other books in the series. Semishigure Laughing Target Lily C. They caught my attention and stood out.

Damien Sullivan’s Juuni Kokki translations page

In the second, luckily, there are already the first hints that she will develop, since she juunj starts acting instead of crying. They seemed almost like scattered grains of sand lit from within; in some places they clustered like colonies, faint and twinkling. Youko becomes monarch of Kei. Ends at the end of volume 4. The writing doesn’t feel very polished even though I had the impression that it got better as the story progressedand the pacing is far from npvel.

The story is great, the characters are awesome and I just love the setting!


I was also a little disappointed that the scene where Yoko finally makes a choice and accepts her destiny was very brief. 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. I’ll have to admit that because of this weird wonderm This book was on my shelf for about a year, taunting me with it’s width and bright blue dust jacket.

Skies of Dawn [4]. Overall 10 Story 10 Art 8 Character 10 Enjoyment Other major characters include Keikithe blunt and apparently cold minister of Kei who brings Youko to the Twelve Kingdoms; Rakushuna rat hanjyuu who becomes Youko’s first true friend; Gyousoua general chosen by Taiki to become King of Tai; Shushouthe Queen of Kyou; Shoukeithe disposed princess of Hou, and Suzua peasant girl who is unexpectedly transported from Japan to the Twelve Kingdoms.

We shall always stand up for ourselves. There are numerous sidestories and developments between characters and plenty to add up between all the countries. Hardcoverpages.

Baka-Updates Manga – Juuni Kokki (Novel)

Shonen Jump Special Aitsu to Lullaby: While classified as an RPGit is often described as an adventure game. I felt a little disappointed at this because I wanted Yoko to decide for herself. I’ve put together a bibliography of some of the other available English translations the TokyoPop versions are out of print. I would have liked a little “happy ending”, but I guess it awaits for me in the 4th book.

There is a number of big, main questions to be answered, and the author takes her time to reveal things.