Mount Ka - A mountain in the western part of the Four Mountains, it is said to be the residence of Seioubo. While the inhabitants of the kingdoms are aware of the existence of our world as the lands of Hourai Japan and Kunlun China , the reverse is not true for the inhabitants of Hourai and Kunlun. Mount Kou - A mountain the northern part of the Five Mountains. It is known for its precious stones and medicinal springs. Kou - The Kingdom of Kou is the first kingdom that Youko Nakajima sets foot in and is one of the four "middle" kingdoms. Ren - The Kingdom of Ren is the southwestern outland kingdom that is separated from the eight mainland kingdoms by the Kyokai. If the ruler's Kirin dies or is killed, the ruler will die within a year.
At the center of the world lies the Koukai the Yellow Sea and Five Mountains where the Gods communicate their will to the Twelve Kingdoms of the world. It is ruled by Ranjou. The anime uses Youko as a framing device for telling other stories while the novels do not. It is known for its precious stones and medicinal springs. It is currently ruled by Kouko. Mount Ka - A mountain in the western part of the Four Mountains, it is said to be the residence of Seioubo. It was formerly ruled by the unnamed King of Kou. Shun - The Kingdom of Shun is the southeastern outland kingdom that is separated from the eight mainland kingdoms by the Kyokai. It is ruled by Youko Nakajima. Kongou Mountains - A series of mountain ranges that surrounds the Yellow Sea and separates it from the other four inland seas. Overview[ edit ] This section may need to be rewritten entirely to comply with Wikipedia's quality standards. The series does not exclusively focus on one character, though the stories of Youko Nakajima, the protagonist of the first novel, and Taiki, the protagonist of the second book, are most prevalent in the series. Only through extraordinary circumstances can the two worlds affect each other to a respective certain extent. October The Twelve Kingdoms is a series of novels that focus on a world inspired by Chinese mythology, where twelve different kingdoms exist under the rule of an individual chosen by the Tians. Kou - The Kingdom of Kou is the first kingdom that Youko Nakajima sets foot in and is one of the four "middle" kingdoms. Ren - The Kingdom of Ren is the southwestern outland kingdom that is separated from the eight mainland kingdoms by the Kyokai. Hou - The Kingdom of Hou is the northwestern outland kingdom that is separated from the eight mainland kingdoms by the Kyokai. The novels focus on several characters other than Youko, including Taiki, a timid rare black Kirin who serves the ruler of Tai, and Enki and Shouryuu, the Kirin and King of En respectively. The Koukai, known as the Yellow Sea , is surrounded by four inland seas: On the islands, magic works and societies similar to classical Japan and China exist. It is ruled by Shoryu who has reigned for years. The discussion page may contain suggestions. 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. Suukou - The highest of the Five Mountains which is said to be where Tentei resides. It is currently ruled by Rohou. Each of the Twelve Kingdoms has a monarch and a kirin, a mythological beast who first selects and then serves the monarch of his or her kingdom and can assume human form.
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