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Chuugoku-chihou (中国地方)

The westernmost area of Japan on the island of Honshuu comprised of the prefectures of Hiroshima, Okayama, Shimane, Tottori and Yamaguchi.

Grantz (グランツ地方)

Grantz is located on the northern tip of Shinma Kingdom and is the birthplace of Adalbert von Grantz.

Hokuriku-chihou (北陸地方)

The area of north-central Japan on the island of Honshuu along the Sea of Japan comprised of the prefectures of Toyama, Ishikawa, and Fukui. Niigata is sometimes also included.

Kantou-chihou (関東地方)

Lit.:"East of the Gate", the easternmost of five regions located on Honshuu Island which comprises of the seven prefectures of Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa. This is the most highly developed and industrialized region of Japan and was the heart of feudal power during the Edo Period.

During the Edo Period, the area was also called the "Kanhasshuu" (関八州), or Eight Kantou Provinces: Musashi, Sagami, Kazusa, Shimousa, Awa, Kouzuke, Shimotsuke, and Hitachi.

Karbelnikoff (カーベルニコフ)

Karbelnikoff is a territory located in the southern part of Shinma Kingdom and is governed by the von Karbelnikoff family (currently Densham von Karbelnikoff). It is a resort destination known for its white sand beaches and arid wind, and its primary industry is tourism. It is divided from the Human territory of Conanxia by a wide river on its southern border.

Shinetsu-chihou (信越)

The region in north-central Japan consisting of the provinces of Shinano and Echigo, present-day Nagano and Niigata. The name is a combination of the first characters of the two provinces.

Touhoku-chihou (東北地方)

Also known as: Michinoku (みちのく)

The northeast area of Japan's main island of Honshuu, the Touhoku consists of the prefectures of Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata. It is a mountainous region which is known for having breathtaking scenery but a harsh climate.

Voltaire (ヴォルテール地方)

Voltaire is a territory located in the eastern part of Shinma Kingdom and is governed by the von Voltaire family (currently Gwendal von Voltaire).