The Twelve Kingdoms Season 2
S02 E01Sep 3, 2002
The First Chapter Sep 3, 2002 The episode opens with a little boy out in the cold snow looking in the window.. His mother and grandmother are arguing over how he is spoiled and misbehaves. He trips and all the sudden it is one year later.. He is in a different part of town.. The location is his grandmothers funeral. Flash forward to present day Japan.. The same boy, now older is named Kaname Takasato. He is in art class having strange flashbacks of the inncindent. We see Sugimoto, having already met Takasato, she goes up and talks to him. She keeps asking him why he was spirited away to The Twelve Kingdoms.. Takasato doesn't want to talk about it. Back in Kei, we see Youko and Keiki flying to Mount Hou to see an old friend of Keiki's. When they arrive Keiki introduces Youko to Youka. Youka tells Youko about the special raboku tree here that gives life to kirin. Taiki, the missing kirin of Tai is brought up and Keiki tells about how his nyokai, Sanshi was born. As she was guarding the ""egg"" Taiki was in.. A shoku oc
S02 E02Sep 10, 2002
The Second Chapter Sep 10, 2002 Youka continues her story of Taiki: Taiki wakes up in his new bedroom. He is greeted by Sanshi. Youka tells him how happy she is that he's back, she tells him about his past and how he is a kirin. The next day when Taiki woke up Sanshi bathes him. When he goes to eat he doesn't understand why he must eat alone.. Youka explains to him that kirin eat alone.. But Taiki insists that everyone comes to eat so no food is wasted. Afterwords, Youka takes him to a chamber that has a giant replica of The Twelve Kingdoms so Taiki can be a little more familiar with where he is. That night Sanshi and Taiki play hide and seek games with eachother. While Taiki is bathing in a stream he meets a man named Kenro Shinkun, he helps explain to Taiki that he will be able to transform soon enough. As he leaves they see what appears to be his youma.. Back in the palace Youka is explaining to Taiki not to worry about transforming and that it will occur naturally on its own eventually. The next day Taiki and San
S02 E03Sep 17, 2002
The Third Chapter Sep 17, 2002 Youka is still telling her story of Taiki to Keiki and Youko. As Goson and his men are kidnapping Taiki, Sanshi tried to help but gets cut, then Lord Shinkun appears and reveals to them how he is a god. The men stop and bow, Youka comes to take Taiki back while Shinkun warns them never to return. The next day Youka tells Taiki the time to choose a ruler is coming, and that he will recognize the ruler by a special revelation they give off to him. As the chamber maids and Sanshi are taking Taiki for a walk a girl whom is on the estate grabs his hand and tells him she is just like him, Sanshi appears and hits the girl. Later she reveals that she came from Japan too and wanted Taiki's help to get back home.. The council commands she stay away from Taiki and bans her from the palace. Realizing Taiki needs some sherei to help protect him.. They bring in Keiki to help teach him how. He asks Keiki how to transform.. Keiki has no real way to describe it and he makes Taiki feel bad. Taiki runs o
S02 E04Sep 24, 2002
The Fouth Chapter Sep 24, 2002 Taiki continues his sherei training, but has no luck. That night Keiki apologizes to Lady Gyokuyou about not being able to help Taiki out. The next morning it is time for Keiki to leave, Taiki thanks him and Keiki says the day he chooses a ruler he will be the first one to congradulate him. Soon after the ceremony for choosing a ruler began. But Taiki could not sense the revelation from anyone. That night Youka tells Taiki that when the person is not the chosen one, to simply say ""be well until the next time."" The next morning Taiki sees more possibly canidates, but none seem to be it. A tall man with crimson red eyes comes to see if he has the revelation.. Taiki feels scared of his presence and requests to leave. As he is walking with Youka he sees a youma resembling a dog. The owner comes out and introduces herself as Risai. Taiki enjoys her kindness. Just then Goson appears and threatens Youka to make Taiki bow down before him so he can become king, but the tall man with the red eye
S02 E05Oct 1, 2002
The Fifth Chapter Oct 1, 2002 Lord Gyousou and Risai take Taiki with them on sugu hunt. They find a place to camp for the night and Taiki explains to Gyousou that he is like fire, while he brings good things, too much of it can be a bad thing. He tells Taiki that he has nothing to worry about. They find footprints at a cave and decide to go investigate Taiki senses something just as Risai gets grabbed down by something. Sanshi appears to stop Taiki from following but he slips under her and runs down the tunnel. Gyousou follows as they both reach the end. A giant youma called a toutesou appears and attacks Gyousou knocking him out. Taiki is forced to face it alone. He does the chant that Keiki taught him to tame sherei and after a well fought challenge the sherei submits to him. They return to the palace. Everyone is amazed of Taiki's power to tame the Toutetsou. The next morning Taiki goes to visit Risai to see how she's feeling. Gyousou appears and tells Taiki it is his time to leave. Taiki is sad as they say good
S02 E06Oct 8, 2002
The Final Chapter Oct 8, 2002 The episode opens back in Japan. Sugimoto is talking to Kaname in a library. Later that night his brother, Suguru, sees Sugimoto and confirms with her about the strange things that happen around Kaname. Back to Youka's story, Gyousou is disturbed at the fact that Taiki seems dissapointed in him somehow ever since he became a king. Youka tries to re assure Taiki that Gyousou will be a good king. In Japan, Kaname is being hassled by his art teacher. Back to Youka's story, Taiki is being questioned by Gyousou. He wonders why Taiki disapproves of him. Taiki won't speak of it. As Taiki leaves the room he finds Keiki. Keiki came to congradulate him but Taiki tells him the story of how he did not recieve a revelation when he chose the king. Keiki says its best if he leaves. Taiki begins to cry. The next day Gyousou and Taiki get summoned to see Keiki. He sits in a room with King En and Enki. King En says he must show respect and bow, Taiki tries but for some reason he can't bow. Everyone thin
S02 E07Oct 15, 2002
Chapter of Reminiscence Oct 15, 2002 Enki gives us a lesson on The Twelve Kingdoms. He goes over all 12 kingdoms and gives information on each ruler and kirin. Among these kingdoms he gives special attention to Kei, En and Kou seeing how these are the kingdoms the viewers are most familiar with so far. He also tells the story of Tai, and the mystery of what happened to Taiki and king Tai. In addition he discusses all the major events that happened in this last book.
S02 E08Oct 22, 2002
Episode 8 Oct 22, 2002 Shokei has to face some hard facts.
S02 E09Apr 4, 2002
Vengeance Apr 4, 2002 Suzu must make a deadly choice.
S02 E10Apr 4, 2002
Investigation Apr 4, 2002 Shokei reflects on her past.
S02 E11Apr 4, 2002
Tyrants Apr 4, 2002 Yoko finds further danger.
S02 E12Apr 4, 2002
The Raid Apr 4, 2002 A shocking ambush has deadly consequences.
S02 E13Apr 4, 2002
Destiny Apr 4, 2002 Yoko makes a difficult choice about her future.
S02 E14Apr 4, 2002
Corruption Apr 4, 2002 Shoko's life is on the line.
S02 E15Apr 4, 2002
Living By the Code Apr 4, 2002 Yoko, Suzu and Shokei are faced with a tragic challenge.
S02 E16Apr 4, 2002
Courage and Respect Apr 4, 2002 Things are changing when Yoko takes the throne.
S02 E17Apr 4, 2002
In the Moonlight Apr 4, 2002 Heavy lies the crown for Gekkei.
S02 E18Apr 4, 2002
The Monster's Son Apr 4, 2002 Yoko hears a strange story.
S02 E19Apr 4, 2002
The Dawn of War Apr 4, 2002 Atsuyu's desire for power sets the stage for a new battle.
S02 E20Apr 4, 2002
The Great Flood Apr 4, 2002 Atsuyu makes a drastic decision in the battle against the king.
S02 E21Apr 4, 2002
Uprisings Apr 4, 2002 Atsuyu's madness has deadly consequences.
S02 E22Apr 4, 2002
The Showdown Apr 4, 2002 En-o and Atsuyu square off for the throne.
S02 E24Jan 1, 2002
Episode 24: The Sky at Dawn Jan 1, 2002 As Suzu and Shokei struggle with their new positions as an immortal and an orphan, Yoko faces a difficult decision as queen.
S02 E25Jan 1, 2002
Episode 25: A Deadly Punishment Jan 1, 2002 Suzu is forced to face off with a fierce monster, while Shokei deals with jealousy and Yoko with court politics.
S02 E27Jan 1, 2002
Episode 27: To Kyo Kingdom Jan 1, 2002 Trouble is brewing for Shokei; meanwhile, Yoko heads out into the kingdom in hopes of learning how to help her people.
S02 E28Jan 1, 2002
Episode 28: Travelers Jan 1, 2002 Suzu runs into some old friends and Shoukei gets tired of servant life; Yoko protects her people from a monster.
S02 E29Jan 1, 2002
Episode 29: Web of Danger Jan 1, 2002 Yoko learns that her attempted assassin is still at large. Suzu meets someone who makes her rethink her attitude. Shokei's in trouble (again).
S02 E30Jan 1, 2002
Episode 30: Blood in the Streets Jan 1, 2002 Rakushun takes Shokei under his wing, while Suzu and Yoko both find themselves in grave danger.
S02 E32Jan 1, 2003
Episode 32: Bloodlust Jan 1, 2003 Suzu seeks vengeance for Seishun's murder.