Kingdom Live-Action Sequel Trailer Introduces New Characters


Yasuhira Hara’s Kingdom has been a huge hit over the past few years, and now it’s gearing up for the launch of its next live-action feature with a new trailer showcasing all the new characters making the leap. towards the big filter. Hara’s original manga has been a major hit since its launch in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump, and has grown even bigger with the launch of its official anime adaptation (which is now in the middle of its fourth season this spring). He even broke out with his own live-action feature effort a few years ago as well.

This first live-action film proved to be such a hit with fans that shortly after, it was confirmed that the franchise would be getting a sequel film. Title Kingdom II: to distant lands, this new movie is gearing up to hit theaters across Japan later this summer and fans are getting another major idea of ​​what to expect from this upcoming feature with a new trailer showing more of the new movie before does so! You can check it below:

Joining the cast for the sequel are the likes of Yusuke Hirayama as Mou Bu, Koichi Sato as Ryo Fui, Hiroshi Tamaki as Sho Hei Kun, Amane Okayama as Bi Hei, Takahiro Miura as Bit®, Takayuki Hamatsu as Taku Kei, Nana Seino as Ky® Kai, Tsutomu Takahashi as Kyu Gen, Yukiyoshi Ozawa as Go Kei, Etsushi Toyokawa as Duke Hyo, Kiyohiko Shibukawa as Baku Koshin, and Chihiro Yamamoto as Kyo Sho. They will join the previously confirmed returning trio of Kento Yamazaki as Shin, Ryo Yoshizawa as Ei Sei, and Kanna Hashimoto as Ka Ryo Ten.

Shunsuke Sato (who previously directed the live-action projects for Bleach, Gantz, and is currently attached to Legendary Pictures’ my hero academia film) returns to direct the live-action Kingdom sequel and co-wrote the film alongside original series creator Yasuhira Hara and One Piece Movie: Red the writer Tsutomu Kuroiwa. Unfortunately, while Kingdom II is currently set to hit theaters in Japan on July 16, it’s not yet known if it will get its own international release. The first movie did, so there’s a chance it could happen!

What do you think? How do you find the look of Kingdom II so far? How did you like the first live action movie? What do you think of live-action movies versus anime and manga releases? Let us know all your thoughts on this in the comments! You can even contact me directly about all things anime and other cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!


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