The Twelve Kingdoms

Season 1 Episode 1

Shadow Of The Moon, The Sea Of Shadow - Chapter One

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Shadow Of The Moon, The Sea Of Shadow - Chapter One
Youko Nakajima is an ordinary high school girl. Well, almost ordinary with the exception of her dark red hair. Also, she seems to be cursed by dreams of creatures that she has never seen before. Her parents want her to dye her hair to black in order to fit in better with the rest of her classmates, who already do not see Youko as a friend. Then, life goes from bad to worse when a mysterious person appears before her one day...moreless

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Jamieson Price

Jamieson Price

Jyouyuu

Guest Star

Mari Devon

Mari Devon

Kaiko

Guest Star

Mari Devon

Mari Devon

Ritsuko Nakajima

Recurring Role

Dave Mallow

Dave Mallow

Teacher Watanabe

Recurring Role

Doug Stone

Doug Stone

Masashi Nakajima

Recurring Role

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    • 'Ganguro' is a modern fashion trend in Japan with typical dyed hair and deep tan.

    • Sugimoto is mentioned only breifly in the novels and does not go to another world with Youko. Asano does not exist in the novels (Youko and Sugimoto go to an all girl's school).

    • Japanese terms, (their definitions) and descriptions:

      Tsuki no Kage, Kage no Umi (Shadow of the Moon, Sea of the Shadow)

      Hinman (Guest+Pride) : A blue-like creature that has the ability to take battle control of the body of the person it possesses, giving the person it possesses better skills in battle. The Hinman losses control if the possessed closes his/her eyes.

      Sekishi (Crimson Child) : Sekishi is the name given to Youko in her dreams.

      Shoku (Eclipse) : A portal that is the gateway between our world and the world of the Twelve Kingdoms.

      Suiguutou (Water Sword of the Long-tailed Monkey) : The name of Youko's sword, given to her by Keiki.

      Taiho (Pedestal+Help) : Keiki's royal title.

    • Keiki's shirei are Hyouki, Hankyo, Jyuusaku and Jyouyuu. His nyokai is named Kaiko.

    • Youko's parents want her to dye her because Youko's hair is a bright red which is not a natural hair color for asians, and it apparently brings unwanted attention to the family.

    • The strange man in Youko's dreams is Auzaru.. He will be appearing alot more in episodes to come.

    • It is revealed in this episode that Sugimoto and Asano are somewhat of an item.

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