Shakugan no Shana Episode 12
Flowers Bloom in the Cradle
Ep 12
Name in Japanese ゆりかごに花は咲いて
Rōmaji Translation Yurikago ni Hana wa Saite
Adapted From Volume III and IV
Release Date December 22, 2005
Production Staff
Screenplay Hideki Shirane
Storyboard Mamoru Nakamura
Episode Director Takashi Yamana
Episode Navigation
Previous Shakugan no Shana Episode 11
Next Shakugan no Shana Episode 13
Theme Songs
Opening Hishoku no Sora by Mami Kawada
Insert None
Ending Yoake Umarekuru Shōjo by Yōko Takahashi

Flowers Bloom in the Cradle (ゆりかごに花は咲いて Yurikago ni Hana wa Saite?) is the twelfth episode of the anime series Shakugan no Shana.


After seeing Yuji and Shana together at the Mana River one night, Kazumi's feelings for Yuji are hitting the breaking point until she finally confronts Shana about it. Suddenly, the two Crimson Denizen siblings show themselves and Shana rushes into battle.

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Shakugan no Shanalist of episodes The End of Everything, The Beginning of One ThingThe Lit FlameThe Torch and the Flame HazeThe Confused Flame HazeRespective ThoughtsComplication, Activation, ConfrontationThe Two Flame HazeThe Beautiful GobletThe Poolside of Love and DesireEntangled FeelingsYūji, Shana, and KissesFlowers Bloom in the CradleDeclaration of War Behind the SchoolA Great PersonThe Day the Flame Was BornThe Flame-Haired, Burning-Eyed HunterA New ChapterA Shattering WishInside the BattleHeartless WilhelminaDiverging FeelingsThe Flickering FlameBattle at the SeireidenCrimson ThoughtsShakugan no Shana Special: Love and Outdoor Hot Spring Tutorial!
Shakugan no Shana The Movie
Shakugan no Shana Secondlist of episodes The Second TimeThe Beginning of EverythingThe Suspicious Transfer StudentThe Anxious GirlsThe Family's Dinner TableEve of TroubleHayato Ike, a Day of GloryThe Door to the PastThe Milestone of SorrowThe Man Who ReturnedThe Promised PairThe Clear Autumn Festival BeginsConvergence, Then a SignEternal LoverAwakeningCeaseless FeelingsRespective PathsThe Intricate YūjiMatters That Could Not Be SaidMadder Red Struggle to the DeathCombined StrengthChristmas EveQuickening PerilThat Which Must Be Protected
Shakugan no Shana Slist of episodes ReshuffleDomicileOverture (Part 1)Overture (Part 2)
Shakugan no Shana Finallist of episodes Lost ExistenceWhat Must ComeTo Start the JourneyReunions and EncountersCaptured Flame HazeIn the Palm of Their HandsThe Divine GateBeginning of the WarTo SeireidenCrossingFeelings HeardThe Words of an OathFrom Rift to RiftDeclaration of the Grand OrderRout in the RainTo Battle, Once MoreFor Whose Sake?Maelstrom of WarfareWhat the Wind CallsThe World EggOne ReasonDream of the StrangerThe God's DreamThe End in the Distance