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The Twelve Kingdoms ("Juuni Kokuki") is a light novel series by Fuyumi Ono, with illustrations by Akihiro Yamada. It tells several stories from the world of the Twelve Kingdoms, located on several islands accessible through magic.

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Were the Twelve Kingdoms/Juuni Kokuki novels ever finished?

Twelve Kingdoms/Juuni Kokuki was an anime that I really loved and I was very disappointed when it got cancelled, also because it had some unfinished story arcs like the Gyousou/Taiki arc. Since there ...
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Why people were afraid to call Kirin “Saiho”?

In Episode 14, Half-demon rat explains how whole 12 kingdoms formed and their emperors and Kirins. He also says: the Kirin's official name is Saiho, but people are afraid to call them Saiho, so ...