Saiunkoku Monogatari
The Story of Saiunkoku
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Saiunkoku Monogatari

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Synonyms: Colour Cloud Palace, Tale of the Land of Colored Clouds, The Story of Saiun Country, Tale of Saiunkoku, Tale of the Land of Many-Coloured Clouds
Japanese: 彩雲国物語
English: The Story of Saiunkoku
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Volumes: 22
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 2003 to Jun 30, 2011
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Themes: Historical Historical, Reverse Harem Reverse Harem
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: None
Authors: Yura, Kairi (Art), Yukino, Sai (Story)


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The story, which takes place in the fictional medieval empire of Saiunkoku, follows the adventures of Shuurei Kou, a descendant of a noble family that has fallen on hard times.

Her father works as a librarian in the Imperial palace, a post which offers prestige and respect, but little compensation. Shuurei teaches in the temple school and works odd jobs to make ends meet, but her dream is to pass the imperial examinations and take a post in government, a path forbidden to women.

Shuurei's plans come to an abrupt halt when the Emperor's Grand Advisor makes a startling offer, which is joining the imperial household for six months as the young Emperor's consort, and teach the Emperor to be a responsible ruler. If she succeeds, the financial reward will be great.

The story details Shuurei's growing relationships with the Emperor and other members of the court, the intrigues that surround imperial politics, and her commitment to better herself and her country.

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