The official web site for the live-action movies of Yasuhisa Hara‘s Kingdom manga started streaming a brand new trailer for the sequel movie Kingdom II: Harukanaru Daichi e (To Distant Lands) on Monday. The trailer reveals and previews the movie’s theme music “Ikiro” (Live) by Mr. Children, and likewise reveals the movie’s July 15 opening date.

The movie’s new solid members embrace:

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

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

Other new solid members embrace (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

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.

The first movie opened in Japan in April 2019 and offered 506,861 tickets to earn 690,219,500 yen (about US$6.17 million) in its first three days. The movie later offered a complete of 4.11 million tickets for five,471,938,400 yen (about US$50.42 million), and finally earned a cumulative complete 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 awesome common for the state of Qin. Xin helps Ying Zheng, the younger Qin king who shares his want to unify China, rise to energy inside the state. Xin does all he can to develop 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 sequence in North America and launched each seasons on DVD in 2016. The third anime sequence primarily based on Yasuhisa Hara‘s Kingdom manga premiered on NHK General in April 2020.

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