Trivia: Kino's Journey
- Hey, It's That Voice!: In Japanese, Kino is voiced by movie actress Ai Maeda (who played Shiori Kitano in Battle Royale and voiced young O-Ren Ishii in her animated flashback. Not to be confused with the other Ai Maeda, who is a professional voice actress who voiced Shion Uzuki and Mimi Tachikawa.
- No Export for You: Tokyopop released the first of the books in English, but none of the others before finally folding. While the TV series has been released in the U.S., the OVA episodes haven't, nor has the movie, The Country of Illness.