Kingdom Anime’s 5th Series: First Key Visual, Characters Appearances, Poster, And More
The highly anticipated fifth series of the beloved anime “Kingdom,” adapted from Yasuhisa Hara’s historical manga, is set to premiere in January 2024. Fans are thrilled as the official website recently revealed the first key visual titled “SIDE Hishin-tai” (SIDE Hishin Corps) and introduced three new character visuals. Let’s take a closer look at the exciting developments for this upcoming installment.
First Key Visual: SIDE Hishin Corps
The official website delighted fans with the release of the first key visual for the fifth series of “Kingdom.” The stunning visual promises an action-packed and gripping storyline that fans have come to love over the years. As the premiere date draws near, this visual gives a glimpse of the adventures and challenges that await Xin and his comrades in the quest for unification.
Meet the New Characters
Alongside the captivating key visual, the website also introduced three new character visuals, each adding depth to the series with their unique roles and personalities.
- Shin/Xin (voiced by Masakazu Morita)
The slave boy with an ambitious dream of becoming a great general for the state of Qin. Xin’s journey to help Ying Zheng rise to power forms the heart of the series.
- Karyō Ten/He Liao Diao (voiced by Rie Kugimiya)
A strong and determined character who plays a crucial role in Xin’s endeavors and the quest to defeat the Seven Warring States.
- Kyou Kai/Qiang Lei (voiced by Yōko Hikasa): Another key character, Kyou Kai, brings her exceptional abilities and presence to the battlefield, influencing the course of history.
Previous Seasons and the Road to Season 5
The “Kingdom” anime has enjoyed great success since its initial television adaptation in 2012. With the first two series premiering in 2012 and 2013, the show has garnered a dedicated fanbase worldwide. However, the journey was not without challenges. The third series experienced a brief hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic but later resumed with much enthusiasm in April 2021.
What to Expect from Kingdom Season 5
As fans eagerly await the premiere of the fifth series, anticipation runs high for the adventures that await Xin and his comrades. “Kingdom” has continuously delivered intense battles, political intrigue, and memorable character development. The upcoming season is expected to stay true to these elements and offer a thrilling experience for both long-time fans and newcomers.
The fifth series of “Kingdom” promises to be an epic continuation of the beloved historical fiction anime. With a captivating first key visual and intriguing new characters, fans can’t wait to witness the unfolding of Xin’s journey and his pursuit of becoming a legendary general. As we look forward to January 2024, “Kingdom” enthusiasts are eagerly counting down the days to delve into the world of ancient China once more.