14. Seirei no Moribito (Moribito – Guardian of the Spirit)
Synopsis/Plot Summary: When the Shin Yogo Empire is warned of a devastating drought-to-come by its Star Readers, they must devise a plan to save its kingdom. Mythology tells of a water demon that was slain by the first emperor along with eight warriors to avoid a great drought. Salvation is in reach if another water demon is found, but when said demon manifests itself in the emperor’s son Prince Chagum, the cruel yet logical resolve is that he is to be sacrificed. During an attempt to take Chagum’s life, he is saved by mysterious mercenary Balsa who traveled to Shin Yogo on business. Now tasked by Chagum’s mother to protect him, Balsa embarks on a journey as she fights for the sake of the prince’s life, but at what cost for the sake of others?
13. Magi (The Labyrinth/Kingdom of Magic & Adventure of Sinbad)
Synopsis/Plot Summary: Littered all over the world are several magical dungeons that house amazing treasures. Created by the Magi, a class of rare magicians, these mysterious labyrinths serve as a test to those who seek to become a king. Whoever should conquer a dungeon is granted an immense power by Djinns, the mythical beings that rule over the dungeons, and thus chosen as a potential king candidate to rule the world. The story follows friendly magician Aladdin and his newfound friend Alibaba Saluja on an epic adventure to gain power and enact change on Alibaba’s corrupt homeland. But they aren’t the only ones seeking power.