Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 5” as Want to Read:
The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 5
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 5 (The Story of Saiunkoku #5)

4.26  ·  Rating Details ·  335 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Shurei Hong, destitute but of noble birth, has always dreamed of working as a civil servant in the imperial court of Saiunkoku, but women are barred from holding office. The emperor Ryuki, however, refuses to take command, leaving everything to his advisors. Shurei is asked to become a consort to the emperor to persuade the ne’er-do-well ruler to govern.

Shurei falls ill an
...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by VIZ Media LLC (first published January 26th 2010)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 5, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 5

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 546)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
May
Drat! Don't you simply hate it that Goodreads still hasn't incorporated 1/2 stars into its ratings system?

Anyway, this book is more of 2 1/2 stars for me as opposed to 3 stars. The problem with this volume is the introduction of yet another male character. There is already too many characters with storylines that don't necessarily seem to be going anywhere. Most of the men appear to be in love with Saiunkoku which is all fine and dandy, but she is really oblivious to all of their attention. I st
...more
Estara
Dec 21, 2011 Estara rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga, read-in-2011
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Rachel (Sfogs)
Oct 28, 2014 Rachel (Sfogs) rated it really liked it
Shelves: library
Shurei has been secretly working at a very interesting place. Which is good because having people like Kocho on your side, may just save your life!
Her poor Uncle ;-)
Nidah (SleepDreamWrite)
Can't get enough of this series. Its that good. Another good volume. Liking the characters as well. And that art style.
Louissha
Sep 16, 2016 Louissha rated it liked it
Her uncle is funny lol
Victoria Newman
Jan 27, 2016 Victoria Newman rated it it was amazing
Is a good book to read
Vani
Mar 01, 2012 Vani rated it really liked it
very cute!
Miranda Honfleur
Miranda Honfleur rated it it was amazing
Sep 19, 2016
Jennie
Jennie marked it as to-read
Sep 09, 2016
mina
mina added it
Sep 15, 2016
Cassandra Rina
Cassandra Rina marked it as to-read
Aug 18, 2016
Jen Lek
Jen Lek marked it as to-read
Aug 09, 2016
BriTastic
BriTastic rated it really liked it
Aug 08, 2016
Stephanie
Stephanie rated it really liked it
Jul 31, 2016
Miss Melpomene
Miss Melpomene rated it really liked it
Jul 28, 2016
Shan Aelumalai
Shan Aelumalai marked it as to-read
Jul 27, 2016
Teresa
Teresa rated it really liked it
Jul 23, 2016
Mischa Kelvin
Mischa Kelvin marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2016
Virgichuu
Virgichuu marked it as to-read
Jul 14, 2016
Lenni
Lenni rated it it was amazing
Jul 07, 2016
Queen of the Universe
Queen of the Universe rated it it was amazing
Jul 01, 2016
Amanda
Amanda marked it as to-read
Jun 29, 2016
Rose
Rose rated it it was amazing
Aug 02, 2016
Fatamoty
Fatamoty marked it as to-read
Jun 24, 2016
Booklover baker
Booklover baker rated it it was amazing
Jun 26, 2016
Rachel
Rachel marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2016
Amanda
Amanda marked it as to-read
Jun 15, 2016
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 18 19 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Natsume's Book of Friends, Vol. 9
  • Cross Game 2 (Cross Game, #4-5)
  • A Bride's Story, Vol. 3 (A Bride's Story, #3)
  • Library Wars: Love & War, Vol. 3 (Library Wars: Love & War #3)
  • Bunny Drop, Vol. 4
  • Dawn of the Arcana, Vol.10 (Dawn of the Arcana, #10)
  • The Betrayal Knows My Name, Volume 03
  • Arata: The Legend, Vol. 06 (Arata: The Legend, #6)
  • Codename: Sailor V, #2 (Codename: Sailor V, #2
5076672
Also known as 由羅 カイリ
More about Kairi Yura...

Other Books in the Series

The Story of Saiunkoku (9 books)
  • The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 1
  • The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 2
  • The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 3
  • The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 4
  • The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 6
  • The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 7
  • The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 8
  • 彩雲国物語 9

Share This Book