The Twelve Kingdoms Complete Series contains episodes 1-45 of the anime directed by Tsuneo Kobayashi.
Go on an epic journey to the kingdom of Kei!
Upon being confronted by a mysterious stranger, Youko is told of her destiny and pulled away into another world. Thus begins Youko's perilous journey to the kingdom of Kei on an epic road of espionage, terror, and betrayal. The mystic world of The Twelve Kingdoms assails her with one challenge after another. Will Youko embrace her destiny?