New Kingdom Anime’s New Main Visual, Theme Song Artists Revealed
Musical group Suiren will perform the opening theme, while singer-songwriter Haku will perform the ending theme.
More Information Regarding the Upcoming Fourth Season of Yasuhisa Hara’s Anime Adaptation Kingdom manga was released on Thursday. The anime’s official website has unveiled a new main visual along with new information related to the fourth season’s opening and ending songs.
Musical group Suiren will perform the fourth season’s opening theme song, “Rei -ray-“, while singer-songwriter Haku will perform the ending theme, “Genyō”. The fourth season of the popular series will air on NHK General on April 9.
At Yasuhisa Hara Kingdom is serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine as part of the Young Jump Comics imprint. The series began its run in 2006 and has been collected into 63 tankōbon volumes throughout its run so far. The series has sold approximately 84 million copies as of November 2021, making it one of the best-selling manga series of all time.
the Kingdom the anime adaptation first premiered in the summer 2012 season. The first season ran for 38 episodes, followed by a 39-episode second season a year later and a third season of 26 episodes in 2020. The series is hosted by Pierrot, with IKIF+ contributing in the first two seasons, and Studio Signpost taking on that role from season 3 onwards.
Jun Kamiya (Blue Seed, let’s make a cup too) served as the series director for the first season, along with Akira Iwanaga (Arifureta: From the Mundane to the Strongest in the World, When They Cry: Kai), Kenichi Imaizumi (Legend of Galactic Heroes, Katekyo Hitman Reborn!) and Kazuya Monma (Fate/Apocrypha, Cestvs: The Roman Fighter) taking over for the second and third seasons respectively.
Naruhisa Arakawa (DNAngel, Twin Star Exorcists) handled the series composition for the first two seasons, and was replaced by Noboru Takagi (Golden Kamuy, Durarara!! x2 Ketsu) for the third season and will return to work on the fourth. Minako Seki (The Silver Guardian, Black Clover) composed the score for the series of seasons one through two and was replaced by Hiroyuki Sawano (86, Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash) and Kohta Yamamoto (Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, Dive In!!) from the third season.
The manga has yet to receive an English localization. Funimation is licensing the anime in North America and streaming it in Japan.
Source: Anime News Network
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