Katsuyuki Konishi, Taku Yashiro, Takehiro Hasu join the cast as members of the Kan Ki army
Kodoani.com – The main website of the anime adapted from the manga “Kingdom” by Yasuhisa Hara revealed three more cast members for the fifth anime series on Monday. The new characters are all members of the Kan Ki Army:
Katsuyuki Konishi play Na Ki
Taku Yashiro play Rin Gyoku
Takehiro Hasu play Knee
These new actors will join other season five cast members who are also Kan Ki Army members, including:
Kentaro Ito or Kan Ki/Huan Yi
Haruka Nagamine play Koku’ou
Kenji Nomura or Raido
Motoki Sakuma as Wed Wed/Mon Mon
The return of “Kingdom” is scheduled to premiere on NHK General on January 6 at 24:00 JST (actually January 7 at 12:00 midnight JST).
“Kingdom” has gone through a long and successful journey in the anime world. The first anime television series premiered in 2012, and the second film debuted in 2013.
The third anime series of “Kingdom” began in April 2020 and was interrupted after four episodes due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it resumed airing in April 2021.
The fourth film of “Kingdom” premiered on NHK General in April 2022.
Yasuhisa Hara’s manga “Kingdom” has become a monument in the world of manga and anime. The series follows the journey of Xin, a slave boy, and his dream of becoming a great general in the state of Qin. This is a dramatic historical story about the unification of China, with epic battles and thrilling plot twists.
The manga “Kingdom” set a record when it debuted in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine in 2006 and continued to attract the love of many readers for a long time.