Live-Action Kingdom Film Sequel's Teaser Unveils Title, Summer 2022 Opening

The official website for the live-action motion pictures of Yasuhisa Hara's Kingdom manga debuted a "super teaser promotional video" for the sequel film on Saturday. The teaser reveals the sequel's Kingdom II: Harukanaru Daichi e (To Distant Lands) title and summer time season 2022 opening.


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.

The first film opened in Japan in April 2019 and acquired 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 in the end earned a cumulative complete 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 throughout 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 excellent fundamental for the state of Qin. Xin helps Ying Zheng, the youthful Qin king who shares his wish to unify China, rise to vitality contained in the state. Xin does all he can to vary right into a superior commander of a army in a position to defeating the Seven Warring States.

The record-setting manga launched in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump journal in 2006. Shueisha revealed the 57th compiled book amount in Japan on March 19. Hara said 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 sequence in North America and launched every anime on DVD in 2016.

The anime's third season premiered on NHK General on April 5, 2020. Funimation has been streaming the anime as a result of it airs in Japan. The anime is delaying the printed of episode 5 and later episodes given that authorities's state of emergency declaration in opposition to the model new coronavirus sickness (COVID-19) vastly impacted the manufacturing schedule.

The anime's fourth season will premiere subsequent spring.

Sources: Kingdom live-action motion pictures' website, Comic Natalie