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The Twelve Kingdoms 

12 kokuki (original title)
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High school student Youko Nakajima is approached by a strange man who claims he's been searching for her and that she is the rightful ruler of his kingdom.
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Mari Devon ...  Ritsuko Nakajima, Kaiko 45 episodes, 2002-2003
Kate Higgins ...  Shoukei 23 episodes, 2002-2003
Houko Kuwashima ...  Shoukei 22 episodes, 2002-2003
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High school student Youko Nakajima is approached by a strange man who claims he's been searching for her and that she is the rightful ruler of his kingdom.

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Official Sites:

Studio Pierrot

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Japan

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Japanese

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April 2002 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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twelve kingdoms: the best anime i have seen so far
20 June 2006 | by da_modesty_blaiseSee all my reviews

After i bought anime series like inuyasha, witch hunter robin and cowboy bebop and watched a few others on TV, by fluke i stumbled upon twelve kingdoms anime series. while cowboy bebop is a classic, twelve kingdoms it is the best anime i have seen so far. i was so sad when 45th episode rolled around. i was so addicted and just wanted more. needles to say i watched for 3 straight days and nights since i just could not stop. could compare to lord of the rings. not sure why marketing people don't advertise this type of quality of anime to a wider audience. it is a gem and i am sure all those hordes of lord of the rings fans would swallow this one as well.


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