Due to its distance from the capital, the city is farther from the governing council's watch. This makes it an ideal location for thieves, assassins and other people who wish to remain hidden from the authorities.
In "Two Steps Forward, Two Steps Back," Team RNJR encounter a signpost in the middle of a fork in the road while on Anima. Kuchinashi is indicated to be in the same direction as Mistral, to the right of the fork.
- Kuchinashi is the Romanized spelling of the Japanese word for the gardenia. In Japanese floriography, the meaning behind this flower is "secret love".