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5th ‘Kingdom’ Anime Season Sets Expands Cast

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© Yasuhisa Hara / Shueisha Kingdom Production Committee

With a spring 2022 plan for the fourth season of the Kingdom anime wrapping up this weekend, it came with a bit of additional news. A fifth season has been announced for the property with plans for a January 2024 debut.

The latest update has come in with a new round of characters being cast with:

  • Katsuyuki Konishi as Na Ki
  • Taku Yashiro as Rin Gyoku
  • Takehiro Hasu as Zenou

For the fourth season, Kenichi Imaizumi took over the directing based on the scripts by Noboru Takagi. Hisashi Abe is on board for the character designs with animation production by Studio Signpost.

The returning cast includes Masakazu Morita as Shin, Jun Fukuyama as Ei Sei, Yoshimasa Hosoya as Ō Hon, Yuya Uchida as Shun Shin Kun, Miou Tanaka as Kan Mei, and Atsuko Tanaka as Ka Rin. Additional casting includes Daisuke Namikawa as Go Hou Mei (Wu Feng Ming), Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Kou Yoku (Xiang Yi), and Yūto Uemura as Haku Rei (Bai Li).

New cast additions this season previously announced include:

  • Kentaro Ito as Kan Ki/Huan Yi
  • Haruka Nagamine as Koku’ou
  • Kenji Nomura as Raido
  • Motoki Sakuma as Ma Ron/Mo Lun

Check out our review of the second season.

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Plot Concept: When low-born servant boys, Piao and Xin, set out to become the world’s greatest war generals they quickly find themselves caught up in a violent struggle between two noblemen plotting to overthrow the King. After Piao is killed protecting the rightful ruler of the kingdom of Qin, Xin sets out on a campaign for revenge that leads him straight into the fire of war. Now, with a target on his back and an army of enemies standing in his way, it will be up to a boy with no name and a young king without a throne to return order to their war-torn country in this historical action-drama based on the Tezuka Award-winning manga.

Previous 5th season visuals and promos:

© Yasuhisa Hara / Shueisha Kingdom Production Committee
© Yasuhisa Hara / Shueisha Kingdom Production Committee
© Yasuhisa Hara / Shueisha Kingdom Production Committee

 

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