The World is Still Beautiful

All Episodes 2014
TV-14

  • Ended
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  • 2014-04-05T17:15:00Z
  • 23m
  • 4h 36m (12 episodes)
  • Japan
  • Japanese
  • Pierrot
  • Anime, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
In the Sun Kingdom, sunshine is part of its citizens' everyday lives, and rain is something that they have never even heard of. However, in a faraway land called the Rain Dukedom, the weather is reversed, and everybody has the power to create rain with their voices. Livius Ifrikia has conquered the entire world and expanded the Sun Kingdom's influence in the three short years since he was crowned king. Upon learning about the powers to create rain, Livius decides to marry Nike Remercier, one of the princesses of the Rain Dukedom. However, those outside the Sun Kingdom have spread a rumor that Livius is a cruel, ruthless, and tyrannical ruler, and as word reaches the princess, she begins to prepare herself for the worst. But when she finally meets her fiancé, Nike discovers that he is an entirely different person from what she originally expected.

12 episodes

Series Premiere

2014-04-05T17:15:00Z

1x01 (1) The Sun Kingdom

Series Premiere

1x01 (1) The Sun Kingdom

  • 2014-04-05T17:15:00Z23m

The fourth sovereign daughter of the Principality of Rain, Nike, has been betrothed to the Sun King, Livius I. After a long journey, she arrives in his Sun Kingdom, only to be shocked by its prosperity. She decides to wander the kingdom herself to see what it's like, when two men appear before her...

2014-04-12T17:15:00Z

1x02 (2) The Rain Princess

1x02 (2) The Rain Princess

  • 2014-04-12T17:15:00Z23m

Nike meets Livius I (Livi). Livi knows that Nike has the power to summmon rain, and orders her to make it rain for him. Nike is angered by his selfishness, but it turns out he has another reason for wanting to see the rain. Meanwhile, enemy forces make an attempt on Livi's life.

Nike has settled into life in the Sun Kingdom. She is more interested in growing closer to Livi than she was when they first met, but she still can't understand what he's thinking all the time. Meanwhile, a coming out party is held to present the bride of Livius I.

2014-04-26T17:15:00Z

1x04 (4) Ring of Tales (1)

1x04 (4) Ring of Tales (1)

  • 2014-04-26T17:15:00Z23m

In the Sun Kingdom, it is customary that a marriage in the royal family must earn the approval of the Ministry of the Priesthood. The Ministry rejects Nike, however, and demands that she perform the potentially fatal "Rite of Illumination." Livi is worried for Nike's safety, but Nike decides to perform the rite to see herself accepted.

2014-05-03T17:15:00Z

1x05 (5) Ring of Tales (2)

1x05 (5) Ring of Tales (2)

  • 2014-05-03T17:15:00Z23m

Nike heads for the underground temple that serves as the site of the Rite of Illumination. Overcoming peril after peril, she finally reaches it, when she is attacked suddenly by a band of men in black. She flees from them with all her strength, but they gradually catch up, when suddenly...

2014-05-10T17:15:00Z

1x06 (6) Call My Name

1x06 (6) Call My Name

  • 2014-05-10T17:15:00Z23m

Princess Luna of the Ocean Kingdom arrives, and declares herself Livi's fiance. She has loved Livi since they were children, and therefore views Nike as a rival. Nike is confused at first, but Luna's bold declaration of her feelings and effortless royal demeanor begin to fill her with anxiety.

2014-05-24T17:15:00Z

1x07 (7) Wild Waltz

1x07 (7) Wild Waltz

  • 2014-05-24T17:15:00Z23m

One day, out of nowhere, Livi's uncle Bardwin (Bard) returns home. Although he once supported Livi as prime minister, Livi shows nothing but resentment towards him. Bard, for his part, also toys with Livi and makes aggressive advances on Nike. What was the real reason for Bard's return?

2014-05-31T17:15:00Z

1x08 (8) Shelter from the Rain

It is revealed that the former prime minister, Bard, returned home out of concern for Livi. Although Livi and Bard continue to seek each other out and need each other's assistance, they never seem to come to an understanding. What will Nike do to express her vexation about the matter?

Nike's busy life as wife of the Sun King is interrupted by an urgent message from the Principality of Rain. Nike's grandmother, Tohara, has collapsed, and she wants to see her granddaughter. Livi notices Nike's concern for her grandmother, and decides to journey with her to the Principality of Rain.

2014-06-14T17:15:00Z

1x10 (10) A Righteous Country

1x10 (10) A Righteous Country

  • 2014-06-14T17:15:00Z23m

The Principality of Rain is in a flurry to welcome Livi and the rest of the visitors from the Sun Kingdom. Nike and Livi are relieved to find that Tohara is healthier than her message suggested. But a threat of unease approaches from the shadows...

2014-06-21T17:15:00Z

1x11 (11) A Passing Breeze

1x11 (11) A Passing Breeze

  • 2014-06-21T17:15:00Z23m

Livi ends up in a dangerous state trying to achieve Tohara's unreasonable demand. To escape confinement and reach Livi, Nike injures herself over and over again. What awaits them at the end of their passionate struggle to find one another?

Season Finale

2014-06-28T17:15:00Z

1x12 (12) Return

Season Finale

1x12 (12) Return

  • 2014-06-28T17:15:00Z23m

Tohara wants to keep Nike with her at any cost. But when she learns how Nike and Livi feel about each other, she goes of her own accord to see her granddaughter off joyfully. Nike and Livi return to the Sun Kingdom having formally acknowledged their feelings for each other. And so their new life together truly begins...

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