On December 28, Shinchosha published an update on its Twelve Kingdoms website (and also to Fuyumi Ono’s Twitter feed). Last year. Writer Fuyumi Ono reported on her official Twitter account on Monday that she is aiming to finish her new work in The Twelve Kingdoms novel. I found The Twelve Kingdoms several years ago when the original book series by Fuyumi Ono was being translated and published by the now.

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Shinchosha has also begun reprinting the older volumes with new cover and interior art from Akihiro Yamada. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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The ruler will have immortal life as long as they keep the kingdom healthy and their heads are not severed from their body. It’s wildly entertaining – it just sort of pulls you along and you can’t stop. Yoko is an incredible character. And some emails in October from readers responding to oo chapters I’d posted online.

The novel series inspired a episode anime series in Kudos to you, Ono Fuyumi! There is an urban legend that children tell one another about a shinigami that can release people from the pain they may be suffering.

I was happy kinydoms see that the artwork included in the books, is the art style used in the anime, so all the characters look familiar. Yuko was tricked in going to a brothel, but nothing happens. Only through extraordinary circumstances can the two worlds affect each other to a respective certain extent.


Twekve want to read more. You can help by adding to it. Dec 12, Sarah rated it it was amazing Shelves: So I decided to picked up the first in the series. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

It was more ordered and easier to survive in the early days of humanity if everybody knew what their job in the community was and yes some jobs had more men and some had more women but I find it hard to believe that sexism came after the job division by gender and that it did not start with a twwlve job division.

Media Blasters released the series on Blu-ray in I watched the anime adaptation of this years ago, and as I found that so impressive, this has been on my to-read list for ages now.

While the inhabitants of the kingdoms are aware of the existence of our world as the lands of Hourai Japan and Kunlun Chinathe reverse is not true for the inhabitants of Hourai and Kunlun.

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The art work was very nice. Quotes from The Twelve Kingdo The Twelve Kingdoms 7 books edition 1.

She doesn’t get in trouble, listens to her parents, and does as she is told. The history of how the kings came to rule the Twelve Kingdoms is explained through divine selection by the kirin. I was so engaged in the book, that I was easily able to read through pages fuyyumi a single day.


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So, when she starts falling asleep in class, it’s surprising to fuyyumi. However, neither the series nor the anime concentrates solely on Youko, and they do tell stories of other characters. You twelvd commenting using your Facebook account. This book was on my shelf for about a year, taunting me with it’s width and bright blue dust jacket.

Such a long start and, at the end when finally everything gets back together, it rushes in 30 pages.

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Aug 04, Eugene Woodbury rated it it was amazing. I don’t think it’s fair to compare it to Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away my favourite moviebecause they’re presented in two different mediums and are their own respective works, but there are notable similarities.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here It is my coming of age book, a book which has reached and changed a whole generation of teenage girls in East Asia. This is quite a surprising, whirlwind read. Sep 03, Courtney rated it really liked it.

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