This 12 months’s twentieth concern of Shueisha‘s Weekly Young Jump journal launched a model new solid member for Kingdom II: Harukanaru Daichi e (To Distant Lands), the sequel film based totally on Yasuhisa Hara‘s Kingdom manga, on Thursday. Chihiro Yamamoto will play Kyō Shō (Qiang Xiang), Kyō Kai’s adoptive sister.

The film’s staff moreover debuted new visuals on Thursday:

The film’s new solid members moreover attribute:

  • Amane Okayama as Bi Hei
  • Takahiro Miura as Bitо̄
  • Takayuki Hamatsu as Taku Kei

The solid accommodates Nana Seino as Kyо̄ Kai and Kento Yamazaki as Shin. These 5 characters are part of an infantry collectively (pictured above).

Other new solid members embody (left to correct in image above):

  • Tsutomu Takahashi as Kyū Gen
  • Yukiyoshi Ozawa as Go Kei
  • Etsushi Toyokawa as Duke Hyō
  • Kiyohiko Shibukawa as Baku Koshin

Shinsuke Satō (live-action Gantz, Death Note Light up the NEW world, Bleach) is returning as director. Kento Yamazaki, Ryō Yoshizawa, and Kanna Hashimoto are all reprising their respective characters Shin (Xin), Ei Sei (Yin Zheng), and Ka Ryō Ten (He Liao Diao) from the sooner film. Tsutomu Kuroiwa (One Piece Film Gold, live-action Black Butler, GANTZ:O) joins Satō and Hara in writing the script, and Yutaka Yamada (Tokyo Ghoul, Vinland Saga, live-action Bleach) is composing the music. Mr. Children contributes the theme music “Ikiro” (Live).

The film will open on July 15.

The first film opened in Japan in April 2019 and purchased 506,861 tickets to earn 690,219,500 yen (about US$6.17 million) in its first three days. The film later purchased an entire of 4.11 million tickets for 5,471,938,400 yen (about US$50.42 million), and eventually earned a cumulative full of 5.73 billion yen (about US$53.2 million). Funimation screened the film at Anime Expo in July 2019, and began screening the film in theaters inside the United States and Canada in August 2019.

Hara’s historic manga began with the slave boy Xin and his dream of turning into an incredible fundamental for the state of Qin. Xin helps Ying Zheng, the youthful Qin king who shares his must unify China, rise to vitality all through the state. Xin does all he can to show right into a superior commander of a navy capable of defeating the Seven Warring States.

The record-setting manga launched in Shueisha‘s Weekly Young Jump journal in 2006. Shueisha printed the sixty fourth compiled e e book amount on February 18. Hara talked about he is considering writing as a lot as 100 volumes.

A television anime adaptation premiered in 2012, and a second season premiered in 2013. Funimation streamed the gathering in North America and launched every seasons on DVD in 2016. The third anime assortment based totally on Yasuhisa Hara‘s Kingdom manga premiered on NHK General in April 2020.

The anime’s fourth season premiered on NHK General on April 9 at 24:00 (efficiently April 10 at 12:00 a.m.).

Sources: Kingdom II live-action film’s site, Comic Natalie