Saiunkoku Monogatari 2nd Series

Alt title: The Story of Saiunkoku Second Series

TV (39 eps)
2007 - 2008
Spring 2007
4.252 out of 5 from 3,485 votes
Rank #556

Shuurei Kou and Eigetsu To, co-governors of the Sa Province, are determined to revitalize the region by making it a research capital. The road isn’t easy, though - opposition still remains and playing politics as the first female governor can be tricky. To add to the hardships, a mysterious illness in Sa Province gives a shady cult an opportunity to gain power by preying on the people’s fears. Eigetsu and Shuurei are undaunted in their goals, but with the prejudices of the times and Eigetsu’s past coming back to haunt him, can the young governors overcome the odds?

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fragrantsnow Oct 8, 2014
Score 6/10

Saiunkoku is the worst type of anime- it's not so obviously bad that you stop watching it right away, but rather that you get pretty far into it so you want to see how it all ends while at the same time just wanting it to be done so you can delete it from your computer and free up 10 gb.  At the end of this 78 episode long series (including the first season) that's pretty much all I was thinking.  I... read more

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stingreis Oct 6, 2009
Score 8.5/10

StoryThe plot through season 2 of Saiunkoku Monotagari progressed at the same general pace as the first season, slowly, but deep and full of subtleties unnoticeable at first glance. These subtleties definitely increase this anime’s re-watch value. Furthermore, if you can be patient through some of the lower-tempo parts of the series, you are rewarded with a few intricately placed plot twists created... read more

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  • 2006 - 2007

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Saiunkoku Monogatari (Light Novel)
  • Vol: 22
  • 2003 - 2011

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Original Manga
The Story of Saiunkoku
  • Vol: 9; Ch: 42
  • 2005 - 2012

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