Like the Clouds, Like the Wind
In medieval China, the Emperor dies and his first-born assumes the throne. It is ordered that a contest be held in order to find a suitable empress. Kinga promptly decides to enter it and heads to the palace. We follow Kinga as she adjusts to palace life and is judged on her suitability for becoming the next Empress. (courtesy Anime Web Guide)
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"As a character study it is a strong and skilled experience. However as a historical drama it is a bit less successful. "
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - worthy
"[Like the Clouds, Like the Wind] does a more than convincing job of history-telling and delivers a powerful story about loyalty, love, and bravery."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Raphael See) - 5 stars (out of 5)
"A unique, talky film…it works rather well, though those who expect another film of Ghibli quality may wind up a little disappointed."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - B+