The official web site for the live-action movies of Yasuhisa Hara‘s Kingdom manga introduced on Tuesday 4 forged members for the sequel movie Kingdom II: Harukanaru Daichi e (To Distant Lands).

The newly introduced forged contains (left to proper in picture above):

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

The movie opens this summer season.

Other new forged members embody:

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

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

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 earlier movie. 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.

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The first movie opened in Japan in April 2019 and bought 506,861 tickets to earn 690,219,500 yen (about US$6.17 million) in its first three days. The movie later bought a complete of 4.11 million tickets for five,471,938,400 yen (about US$50.42 million), and finally earned a cumulative whole of 5.73 billion yen (about US$53.2 million). Funimation screened the movie at Anime Expo in July 2019, and started screening the movie in theaters within the United States and Canada in August 2019.

Hara’s historic manga started with the slave boy Xin and his dream of changing into an ideal normal for the state of Qin. Xin helps Ying Zheng, the younger Qin king who shares his need to unify China, rise to energy inside the state. Xin does all he can to change into a superior commander of a military able to defeating the Seven Warring States.

The record-setting manga launched in Shueisha‘s Weekly Young Jump journal in 2006. Shueisha revealed the sixty fourth compiled ebook quantity on February 18. Hara mentioned he’s contemplating writing as much as 100 volumes. A tv anime adaptation premiered in 2012, and a second season premiered in 2013. Funimation streamed the collection in North America and launched each anime on DVD in 2016.

The third anime collection primarily based on Yasuhisa Hara‘s Kingdom manga premiered on NHK General in April 2020. The anime’s manufacturing committee introduced later that month that it was delaying the published of the collection’ episode 5 and later episodes as a result of Japanese authorities’s first state of emergency towards the brand new coronavirus illness (COVID-19). The third collection resumed airing on NHK General in April 2021. The anime restarted its airing from the primary episode.

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

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