The story opens with the everyday life of Youko Nakajima. Upon being confronted by a mysterious stranger, Youko is made aware of her destiny and pulled away into another world: The Twelve Kingdoms.. Along with two of her classmates, Sugimoto and Asano, she is abandoned on foreign shores. Thus begins Youko's epic journey in the Kingdom of Kei on a perilous road of espionage, terror and betrayal as the mystic world of The Twelve Kingdoms assails her with one savage challenge after another.
"Juuni Genmu Kyoku" or "Twelve Musical Dreams" by Kunihiko Ryou.
"Getsumei-Fuuei" or "The Swirling Shadow of the Foreboding Moon" by Mika Arisaka.