Saiunkoku Monogatari

Saiunkoku Monogatari

  • 2006
  • 2 Seasons

Saiunkoku is a romantic anime that focuses on Shurei Hong, a woman of formerly-noble heritage. Although her father toils as an Imperial librarian, she must spend much of her time in school and working the odd job to stay financially afloat, despite her dreams of gaining a government job. The sad truth is that women are banned from governmental work in this empire. A new emperor has spawned rumors of homosexuality and disinterest in courtly intrigue. In order to restore the status quo, the emperor's Grand Adviser offers Shurei a government job if she teaches the emperor how to rule.

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Seasons
Season 2, Episode 39
39. Season 2, Episode 39
March 8, 2008
Summary is not available.
Season 2, Episode 38
38. Season 2, Episode 38
March 1, 2008
Summary is not available.
The Eyes are the Mirror of the Soul
37. The Eyes are the Mirror of the Soul
February 23, 2008
Summary is not available.
TBA
36. TBA
February 16, 2008
Summary is not available.
Crossing a Dangerous Bridge
35. Crossing a Dangerous Bridge
February 9, 2008
Summary is not available.
Bluer than Indigo
34. Bluer than Indigo
February 2, 2008
Summary is not available.
TBA
33. TBA
January 26, 2008
Summary is not available.
A Painful Reluctance
32. A Painful Reluctance
January 12, 2008
Summary is not available.
One Reaps What One Sows
31. One Reaps What One Sows
January 5, 2008
Summary is not available.
The Silent Firefly's Body Consumed by Love
30. The Silent Firefly's Body Consumed by Love
December 22, 2007
Summary is not available.
Toozakaru hodo omoi ga tsunoru
29. Toozakaru hodo omoi ga tsunoru
December 1, 2007
Summary is not available.
Peaches And Chestnuts In Three Years, Persimmons In Eight Years
28. Peaches And Chestnuts In Three Years, Persimmons In Eight Years
November 24, 2007
Summary is not available.
Better To Be The One That Waits Than The One Waited For
27. Better To Be The One That Waits Than The One Waited For
November 17, 2007
Summary is not available.
Even The Wisest Will Flee When They Are Fools
26. Even The Wisest Will Flee When They Are Fools
November 10, 2007
Summary is not available.
Even With Trouble, Youth Is Sufficient Enough To Pay
25. Even With Trouble, Youth Is Sufficient Enough To Pay
November 3, 2007
Summary is not available.
One Good Turn Deserves Another
24. One Good Turn Deserves Another
October 27, 2007
Summary is not available.
Misery Loves Company
23. Misery Loves Company
October 20, 2007
Summary is not available.
An Insect In A Lion's Body
22. An Insect In A Lion's Body
October 13, 2007
Summary is not available.
A Frog's Child Is A Frog
21. A Frog's Child Is A Frog
October 6, 2007
Summary is not available.
All Is Lost That Is Given To A Fool
20. All Is Lost That Is Given To A Fool
September 29, 2007
Summary is not available.
Don't Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch
19. Don't Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch
September 22, 2007
Summary is not available.
A Long Way After Dark
18. A Long Way After Dark
September 15, 2007
Summary is not available.
Up And Down Seven Times
17. Up And Down Seven Times
August 4, 2007
Summary is not available.
Light Before The Wind
16. Light Before The Wind
July 28, 2007
Summary is not available.
A Short Amount Of Time
15. A Short Amount Of Time
July 21, 2007
Summary is not available.
Enter The Lion's Den
14. Enter The Lion's Den
July 14, 2007
Summary is not available.
Hurrying Leads To Mistakes
13. Hurrying Leads To Mistakes
July 7, 2007
Summary is not available.
If Justice Is Not Allowed To Be Seen, There Will Be No Heroism
12. If Justice Is Not Allowed To Be Seen, There Will Be No Heroism
June 30, 2007
Summary is not available.
The Husband Is Always The Last To Know
11. The Husband Is Always The Last To Know
June 16, 2007
Summary is not available.
The Awaited Person Finally Arrives
10. The Awaited Person Finally Arrives
June 9, 2007
Summary is not available.
Meeting The Buddha In Hell
9. Meeting The Buddha In Hell
June 2, 2007
Summary is not available.
Exhausting Human Abilities, One Waits for Heaven's Will
8. Exhausting Human Abilities, One Waits for Heaven's Will
May 26, 2007
Summary is not available.
Wholeheartedness Penetrates Stones
7. Wholeheartedness Penetrates Stones
May 19, 2007
Summary is not available.
A Peal of Thunder In A Blue Sky
6. A Peal of Thunder In A Blue Sky
May 12, 2007
Summary is not available.
Love Is Not Stingy In Giving
5. Love Is Not Stingy In Giving
May 5, 2007
Summary is not available.
If Winter Comes, Can Spring Be Far Behind?
4. If Winter Comes, Can Spring Be Far Behind?
April 28, 2007
Summary is not available.
Birds of a Feather Flock Together
3. Birds of a Feather Flock Together
April 21, 2007
Summary is not available.
Life Goes On Despite Tears and Laughter
2. Life Goes On Despite Tears and Laughter
April 14, 2007
Summary is not available.
There's no Place Like Home
1. There's no Place Like Home
April 7, 2007
Summary is not available.
Description

Saiunkoku is a romantic anime that focuses on Shurei Hong, a woman of formerly-noble heritage. Although her father toils as an Imperial librarian, she must spend much of her time in school and working the odd job to stay financially afloat, despite her dreams of gaining a government job. The sad truth is that women are banned from governmental work in this empire.

A new emperor has spawned rumors of homosexuality and disinterest in courtly intrigue. In order to restore the status quo, the emperor's Grand Adviser offers Shurei a government job if she teaches the emperor how to rule.

  • Premiere Date
    April 8, 2006