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Nation Minkai
Size Metropolis
Population 164,200
Demographics 163,394 humans, 380 tengus, 112 kitsune, 97 wayangs, 217 other
Government Overlord
Alignment Lawful neutral
Adjective Kasai
Ruler Jade Regent

Source: The Empty Throne, pg(s). 70–75

Kasai[1] is the capital of the Minkai empire in the continent of Tian Xia. The city was chosen as the capital at the founding of the empire in 3619 AR.[2][3]

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Kasai sits to the south of the Minkai peninsula just north of the Kamiteki River in the heart of the rich Kasai Province.[4] Kasai Harbor features a deep-water harbor that is filled with an abundant supply of fish. Kasai is a meticulously planned city boasting wide canals and well-defined districts and wards.[5]

Beyond the city

Three peripheral areas lie across the Hebigawa River that, although not considered part of the core of Kasai itself, are nevertheless important districts:


Kasai is the capital of Minkai and all power flows from the Imperial Palace from where the emperor rules with total authority from atop the Jade Throne.[5] The city has a strictly defined social hierarchy, with the Emperor, or their regent, at the top.[6]


Paizo published a major article about Kasai in The Empty Throne.

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  1. A large poster map of Kasai is included in this product: Rob Lazzaretti. (2012). Jade Regent Poster Map Folio, Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-399-6
  2. Erik Mona et al. (2008). Campaign Setting, p. 157. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-112-1
  3. Frank Carr, Michael Tumey. (2012). Kasai. The Empty Throne, p. 70. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-400-9
  4. Tito Leati. (2011). Minkai. Tide of Honor, p. 65. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-385-9
  5. 5.0 5.1 James Jacobs, Dave Gross, Rob McCreary. (2011). Dragon Empires Gazetteer, p. 32. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-379-8
  6. John Compton et al. (2015). Heroes of the Streets, p. 7. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-60125-769-7