Princess Yona lives a life of luxurious and ease, fully sheltered from the issues of the seemingly peaceable Kingdom of Kouka; nonetheless, the sudden homicide of the king and betrayal of her beloved cousin Su-won locations Yona’s life in mortal peril. Compelled to flee solely with Son Hak, who’s each her childhood pal and bodyguard, the naïve princess quickly discovers that Kouka isn’t the idyllic place she envisioned it to be. Poverty, strife, and corruption run rampant, making reclaiming the throne nothing greater than a wishful fantasy given the kingdom’s present state.
Primarily based on the in style manga of the similar title by Mizuho Kusanagi, Akatsuki no Yona follows Princess Yona on a coming-of-age journey as she faces the harsh realities of her kingdom. With solely a mysterious legend to information her, Yona should uncover a solution to restore Kouka to its former glory whereas being pursued relentlessly by the forces of the new King of Kouka.