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  • Yamato Province

    The Yamato province, located inland and bordered by the Yamashi, Ise, Shima, Kii, and Kawachi provinces, is mostly temperate and mountainous, with a few patches of forest being the only inhabitable areas. The land is known for heavy rainfall and warm …

  • Shima Province

    Shima Province is located east of [[Yamato Province | Yamato Province]], a small peninsula that extends into the Ise bay. The smallest of all the Provinces of Japan, Shima is mostly mountainous, with very little arable land located mostly at the bay. …

  • Kii Province

    Kii Province is located on the Kii Peninsula, southwest of [[Yamato Province | Yamato Province]]. Though it covers a relatively large stretch of land, the province is mostly unremarkable. Its unique climate makes it well suited for growing oranges in …

  • Ise Province

    The province of Ise, located northeast of [[Yamato Province | Yamato]] and directly north of [[Shima Province | Shima]] , is known as the location of many major events in Shinto religion. As such, the area is home to a multitude of shrines and religions …

  • Yamashiro Province

    Yamashiro Province, located directly north of [[Yamato Province | Yamato]], was once the seat of the Ashikaga Shogunate. As such, it is an area with a rich historical background. Noted for its scenic beauty, the region is mostly mountainous, with many …

  • Kawachi Province

    Kawachi Province, located west of[[Yamato Province | Yamato]], is a mountainous, dry land not useful for much beyond as a gateway to Osaka Bay in the West. This environment has raised a hardy people who do not interact much with other provinces and …

  • Izumi Province

    Izumi Province, located west of [[Kawachi Province | Kawachi]] and north of [[Kii Province | Kii]], is a relatively prosperous land most notable for its capital of [[Sakai]], the second-largest port town in Osaka Bay. Izumi does not traditionally have …

  • Sanuki Province

    A province located on the northeastern part of Shikoku. Sanuki holds a long history of producing noted monks and poets, and is seen as something of a producing ground for, if not a focal point for, cultural figures. Beyond this and its easy access to …

  • Setsu Province

    A province located in the mid-western portion of Japan, just north of [[Izumi Province | Izumi]] and northwest of [[Yamato Province | Yamato]]. Setsu is noted for being host to Osaka, which is among the largest and most culturally important cities in the …

  • Iyo Province

    A province which occupies the northwestern quarter of Shikoku. Relatively open and flat compared to the rest of the island, it enjoys a solid agricultural economy specializing in fruits of all sorts, an particularly mikan, or tangerines. The wilderness …

  • Awa Province

    The province of Awa lies in the southwestern corner of Shikoku, bordered on the North by [[Sanuki Province | Sanuki]] and [[Tosa Province | Tosa]] to the West. It was at one time a mostly agricultural land, focusing on the growing of vegetables and home …

  • Awaji Province

    An island province located northeast of Shikkoku. Once called the "road to Shikkoku" due to the ease with which it is possible to cross by ferry from [[Harima Province | Harima]] to Awaji, then from Awaji to [[Sanuki Province | Sanuki]], the island now …

  • Tamba Province

    A province located near to the very center of Japan. Tamba is dominated by the massive mountain Ooeyama, said to be the birthplace of all Oni. At the mountain's peak, [[:shuten-doji | Shuten-doji]], the race's progenitor and ruler, one of the [[San Dai …

  • Harima Province

    A province located on the southeastern side of the Chugoku region of Japan. While sparsely populated in the north, there are several thriving towns along the coast of Osaka bay to the south. Harima is ruled from Himeji castle, far from the bustling …

  • Mimasaka Province

    A province in the central-eastern portion of the Chugoku region of Japan. For several centuries, Mimisaka has been covered in a perpetual snowstorm that rages on regardless of the season. As such, only a few small settlements survive on the edges of the …

  • Omi Province

    A large province located near the center of Japan, and just south of [[Echizen Province | Echizen]]. Its shape, relatively flat terrain, and proximity to the capital make Omi an important part of the country's economic infrastructure, and many trade …

  • Echizen Province

    A province located on the northern shore of Japan which is notable mainly for being the seat of power of the [[Ashikaga Shogunate]]. From here in the bustling city of Kyoto, the [[:ashikaga-yoshiaki | Shogun]] administers the entirety of the Japanese …

  • Inaba Province

    A province located on the northern shore of Japan and west of [[Echizen Province | Echizen]]. While historically ruled from Tottori Castle by the [[Ikeda]] clan, the lands around this bastion of civilization are rumored to be deep and mystical in nature. …

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