Kinos Journey

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  • 2003
  • 1 Season

The television series Kino’s Journey follows Kino as she travels around the world with her talking motorcycle. She spends three days in each of the different countries she visits. In this time she gets to clean a little more about the language and the culture of each country.

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A Kind Land
13. A Kind Land
July 8, 2003
When Kino hears of a land where travelers are shunned, she decides to visit anyway and experience the people's attitude for herself. To her surprise, however, the inhabitants are extremely friendly and welcoming, and Kino is soon made to feel at home among them. And when she makes friends with Lily, a girl who reminds Kino of her younger self, Kino begins to wonder if, for once, she shouldn't stay longer than her customary three days.
A Peaceful Land
12. A Peaceful Land
July 1, 2003
Kino and Hermes visit a land that prides itself on a being a peaceful nation, but on entering the country, they soon realize that all is not as simple as it seems. Curious as to these contradictions, Kino visits the local museum to find out more about the history of this land, only to discover firsthand that this nation's definition of 'peace' is far more disturbing than she could have envisioned.
Her Journey
11. Her Journey
June 24, 2003
As Kino takes a boat downriver and enjoys a lazy fishing trip, she finds herself recalling the people she has met on her travels- people who were undertaking journeys of their own. As Kino recalls her past, she cannot help remembering an encounter with a dying wise man that ultimately proved that even observers can have an effect.
A Tale of Mechanical Dolls
10. A Tale of Mechanical Dolls
June 17, 2003
While searching for a technologically advanced country, Kino and Hermes find an old woman who claims to be a maid. The lifelike android is more than happy to assist them, as are her creators and family, but the lines what is truth and what is fiction have been blurred, at least one the side of one party.
Land of Books
9. Land of Books
June 10, 2003
Kino and Hermes make their way to the Land of Books, a country whose library gathers together all the books in the world, but locks away those considered "harmful', leaving only the most wholesome and inoffensive out on display. As the plot thickens, the lines between reality and fantasy begin to blur, until it becomes almost impossible to distinguish what is really happening, and what only exists on the pages of a book, or in the depths of an author's mind.
Land of Wizards
8. Land of Wizards
June 3, 2003
Kino and Hermes stop in a country where flying is all that is on one young lady's mind. Although many of the residents think that she's a bit strange and some have complained about her antics. Yet she's got the will to take to the skies, and a little helpful advice from Kino may be just the thing to get her airborne.
Coliseum (Part 2)
7. Coliseum (Part 2)
May 27, 2003
Kino has made it to the finals, but the combat becomes more fierce, and the bloodshed more commonplace. Kino has it in mind to win, however there is that nagging in the back of her mind. She thinks about the king's son who wants revenge on his father, but it may be Kino that strikes the killing blow.
Coliseum (Part 1)
6. Coliseum (Part 1)
May 20, 2003
Kino has found her way into a city where a modernized form of gladiator combat is the norm and the citizens' cheer with glee for the combatants. The winner becomes a citizen of the kingdom and gets the chance to make a new rule for the realm, and while Kino plans to surrender and be exiled, she changes her mind.
Three Men Along the Rails
5. Three Men Along the Rails
May 13, 2003
Kino and Hermes find themselves in the company of a man who has worked for the railroad most of his life, shinning the tracks without fail, as he had never been asked to stop. They then meet another who is tearing apart the same track, for the same reasons, and then another who is building the tracks, again for the same reason.
Land of Adults
4. Land of Adults
May 6, 2003
The tale of how Kino and Hermes first met each other, back when Kino lived in a city where children where forced to become adults far too early. While Kino would have been a part of this ritual, a traveler risks his life and sets Kino and Hermes on their way.
Land of Prophecies
3. Land of Prophecies
April 22, 2003
The end is coming, or so claim the inhabitants of the next town that Kino and Hermes visit. The good news for Kino though, is that with the end coming by the next morning, everything is free. But when the world doesn`t end, the local priests claim there was an error in the translation of the prophecy.
A Tale of Feeding Off Others
2. A Tale of Feeding Off Others
April 15, 2003
Kino runs across a group of men that have been stranded and snow in for days in the mountains. Kino decides to help the men get back on their feet and finds them food.
Land of Visible Pain
1. Land of Visible Pain
April 8, 2003
When Kino and Hermes stop in a town they discover that there are people that live in this seemingly abandoned hamlet that are afraid of any human contact.

The television series Kino’s Journey follows Kino as she travels around the world with her talking motorcycle. She spends three days in each of the different countries she visits. In this time she gets to clean a little more about the language and the culture of each country.

Kinos Journey is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on April 8, 2003.

Where to Watch Kinos Journey

Kinos Journey is available for streaming on the WOWOW website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Kinos Journey on demand at Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 8, 2003