The third live-action film adaptation based on Yasuhisa Hara’s manga series Kingdom, Kingdom: Flames of Destiny (Unmei no Honō) released another trailer featuring the generals of the Zhao army.
The film also unveiled new cast members including Anne Watanabe as Zi Xia, Kataoka Ainosuke VI as Feng Ji, Koji Yamamoto as Zhao Zhuang, and Yuki Yamada as Wan Ji, with previous cast members from the 2nd film also making a return.
The film is set to premiere in Japanese cinemas on July 28
▍Kingdom: Flames of Destiny Trailer 3
Kingdom is a historical-drama manga series written by Yasuhisa Hara, The series follows the real-life events of the Qin Dynasty, leading to the eventual rise of Ying Zheng to become the First Emperor of Qin. The story follows Xin, a young boy who aspires to be a master general with his friend Piao. After learning of the plot to kill the youngest Emperor of China, Xin Embarks on a journey through bloodshed, assassins, and war, to help Ying Zheng retake his rightful place as the ruler of the Qin dynasty.
The series has also been adapted into an anime series with currently four seasons with the anime’s fifth season coming in January 2024. The manga has also sold over 87 million copies making it one of the best-selling manga of all time and winning the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.
▍Kingdom: Flames of Destiny Staff
Original Story: Yasuhisa Hara
Director: Shinsuke Sato
Screenplay: Tsutomu Kuroiwa, Yasuhisa Hara
Music: Yutaka Yamada
▍Kingdom: Flames of Destiny Cast
■ Kento Yamazaki as Xin
■ Ryō Yoshizawa as Yin Zheng
■ Takao Osawa as Wang Qi
■ Kanna Hashimoto as He Liao Diao
■ Anne Watanabe as Zi Xia
■ Kataoka Ainosuke VI as Feng Ji
■ Koji Yamamoto as Zhao Zhuang
■Yuki Yamada as Wan Ji