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For questions about Rokugan, a campaign setting that serves as the central location of the Legend of the Five Rings (L5R) game franchise (including the RPG), as well as the "Oriental Adventures" D&D 3e supplement. The setting (especially the Rokugani Empire) is loosely based on stereotypes of feudal Japan, incorporating magic and mythical creatures as well as a mishmash of elements from other Asian cultures. No name has been given for the world as a whole.

For questions about Rokugan, a campaign setting that serves as the central location of the Legend of the Five Rings (L5R) game franchise (including the RPG), as well as the Oriental Adventures supplement.

The setting (especially the Rokugani Empire) is loosely based on stereotypes of feudal Japan, incorporating magic and mythical creatures as well as a mishmash of elements from other Asian cultures. No name has been given for the world as a whole.

Rokugani society has a clan-based structure, with 7 (and sometimes 8 or 9) so-called "Great Clans" and several minor clans. The clans are tasked with maintaining the areas of land bequeathed to them by the Emperor, who retains ownership of these lands; the clans pay taxes every year essentially as rent.

Rokugan is depicted as being surrounded by mountains on three sides and an ocean to the east. The majority of the land itself consists of hills, mountains, and valleys. Only a fraction of the area is described as flat, mostly near the ocean. To Rokugan's north and west are the deserts of the Burning Sands, while the corrupted Shadowlands border Rokugan to the south and south-west; the Ivory Kingdoms lie much farther to the south.