Posted by psgels on 26 January 2008 with categories: Saiunkoku Monogatari


Okay, so this may not be the best series to watch with a headache. The dialogue is hard enough as it is, and that headache didn’t make things better. Still, at least I’m glad that Saiunkoku Monogatari seems to be back again. I’m really starting to get impatient with this series. I want to see Ryuuki develop already! I know it’s close, but it had already been close two freaking months ago. With all the hiatuses from this series, I’d really wish that this series would hurry up and get on with it.

This episode basically introduces the next mini-arc. Something seems to be going on in the Ran-province, and Shuurei manages to get permission from Ki Kouki to travel there and check it out. It seems to involve a guy named Son Chouchou, whose role I unfortunately couldn’t pick up. We also see more of the villain for this arc, who seems to have teamed up with the suspicious-looking noble whose name I can’t remember at the time.

Interestingly enough, Ryuuki too will be heading to te Ran-province, along with Shouka. I’m really glad that this guy finally gets some attention again. He was one of my favourite characters whenever he played a major role, so I’ve been a bit disappointed that he’s had so little attention for the past half year.

Now that I think about it, does anyone know how long the second season will last? AniDB says that it’ll end with episode 39, but I just don’t trust that website as an official source. And there is no way that this series will be resolved in six episodes. Of course, that could mean that there’s a third season, waiting to air in the upcoming spring-season. That would be awesome, though I really hope that the building-up of the past months will be worth it.

2 Responses

  1. Avatar kaeboo says:

    it would end in 6 episodes, the season 2 set, perhaps? with its fandom, i don’t think they would end it while the novels are on-going.

    i’d bet they’d have another season to end this series. just like what they are doing with kyou kara maoh, final season only coming out this year, and heck, look at initial d. the 5th stage is still nowhere near midway in the mangas. it’s been what? 2 years? they are expecting the 5th stage to come out in 2 years’ time. maybe, if the 3rd season of saimono doesn’t come out immediately, i guess it would later on… at least, i hope it would.

    :P

  2. Avatar shun says:

    oh please, the goodie goodie Ran-Arc has just begun, and they’re ending it already? it’s just no way that they’re gonne cut that out mid-way. either they’re gonna end before they arrive at the Ran city, or before the Arc began to end the season. i think they’re gonna continue with a 3rd season, because they would be stupid if they don’t.

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