YATAGARASU: The Raven Does Not Choose Its Master

  • Premiered: Apr 2024
  • Episodes: 20
  • Followers: 4
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Season 1
1x1
A Lady Out of Place
Episode overview
Air date
Apr 06, 2024
The yatagarasu race is led by the kin'u, also known as the Golden Raven. When his son, the future kin'u, is ready to take a bride, noblewomen from the Four Houses are sent to the Cherry Blossom Palace to compete for the honor of his hand in marriage.
1x2
The Blockhead Second Son
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Apr 13, 2024
A clash with other young noblemen plucks 13-year-old Yukiya out of the backwater village of Taruhi and into royal service. The Northern House wants an agent in the Prince's household, but is the "blockhead" Yukiya up to the task?
1x3
A True Golden Raven
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Apr 20, 2024
The Prince immediately buries Yukiya under a mountain of chores. Can the "blockhead" keep up with a workload that crushed all his predecessors? And why does the Prince seem so intent on avoiding his potential brides?
1x4
An Imperial Council
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Apr 27, 2024
The lords of the land meet to reconsider the succession. The Prince crashes the council, but his brash approach may do more harm than good. How does Yukiya fit into his plan, if he even has one?
1x5
A Purge
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May 04, 2024
The Prince loses a fortune at dice and leaves Yukiya as collateral. While working as a drudge in the criminal underworld, the boy witnesses a deadly meeting. Meanwhile, the ladies of the Cherry Blossom Palace prepare for Tanabata.
1x6
A Tanabata Invitation
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May 11, 2024
The ladies of Cherry Blossom Palace eagerly expect the prince for Tanabata, a celebration too important to miss. The Princess calls on Asebi to perform, giving her a chance to prove herself—or add to her string of public embarrassments.
1x7
Falling
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May 18, 2024
The Prince unexpectedly calls in at the Southern House's palace and finds his brother there. Meanwhile, Lady Shiratama puts a proposal to Lady Hamayu about an alliance of sorts between the Northern House and the Southern House.
1x8
The Intruder
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May 25, 2024
Samomo's death rocks Cherry Blossom Palace. Suspicions and accusations fly, even before a midnight intruder adds fuel to the fire. And while the bodies pile up, the Prince makes a journey incognito.
1x9
Lady Raven
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Jun 01, 2024
In the wake of a bloody disturbance, Shiratama's breakdown exposes Hamayu's past. How will the other ladies receive their rival's story? And do any of them truly have a say in the events unfolding around them?
1x10
Assassinating the Prince
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Jun 08, 2024
A wounded Atsufusa calls for the Prince, offering vital intelligence. But what could be worth risking another ambush to hear? When the Prince ignores Sumio's advice, Yukiya's wits become his only lifeline.
1x11
The Loyal Retainer
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Jun 15, 2024
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1x12
TBA
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Jun 22, 2024
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1x13
TBA
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Jun 29, 2024
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1x14
TBA
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Jul 06, 2024
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1x15
TBA
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Jul 13, 2024
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1x16
TBA
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Jul 20, 2024
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1x17
TBA
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Jul 27, 2024
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1x18
TBA
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Aug 03, 2024
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1x19
TBA
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Aug 10, 2024
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1x20 Show finale
TBA
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Aug 17, 2024
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