The third season of Kingdom finally came to an end last month. Right after its conclusion, the makers of this show made an announcement of Kingdom Season 4. The next installment of this action drama already got a green light. Initially, fans were concerned that they might have to go through a hiatus again. However, this time it didn’t happen. On top of everything, the series will finally mark its return within the next six months. So, when will the fourth installment premiere? Here are all the latest details.
Kingdom is a Japanese historical action anime TV series. It is the remake of a critically acclaimed manga of the same name by Yasuhisa Hara. Studio Pierrot took command of animating this show, the series that premiered on June 4, 2012. The second season came shortly after in 2013, but fans had to wait for six years to see the third season. It began to air on April 6, 2020 and ended after running for 26 episodes on October 18, 2021.
Kingdom Season 4: Renewal Status
After the 26th episode of the anime’s third season, the official website and Twitter account of the series announced its fourth announcement by releasing a new key visual. This key visual reveals the primary antagonist of Kingdom Season 4. The name of this villain is Sei Kyou (Cheng Jiao). He is a fearless warrior is ready to create a new outbreak in Qin. The difficulties for Xin will increase even more as he is about to face an even tougher enemy in the next installment of this action-military drama. Our readers can check out the tweet below.
Manga Compared To The Anime
The first chapter of this critically acclaimed manga of Yasuhira Hara was published back in January 2006. It has been running for the last fifteen years and is still going on. The author has published a total of 62 volumes so far, which have 650+ chapters. Whereas the series has only released three installments so far. These three seasons have covered a total of 33 volumes. Therefore, Studio Pierrot still has more than 29 more volumes to create Kingdom Season 4. It is more than enough source material to create three more seasons of this action drama.
What Will Happen Next?
In the third season of the anime, the viewers see the protagonists saving Qin from the attack of the coalition army. Shin even got a promotion, and he became a commander to the 3000-man. Now, in the fourth season, the fans will see Kyou Kai fighting with Yuu Ren. After defeating the latter, she will join the platoon of Hi Shin and reveals that she wants to become a great general in Qin.
Kingdom Season 4 will also feature the coronation ceremony of Ei Sei. However, Ryo Fui has some other plans as he wants to trap with the help of an invasion by Zhao. The Prince will lead the army and easily defeat the invaders. However, Ryo Fui still manages to capture him.
Kingdom Season 4: Release Date
The official announcement for the fourth season reveals that the upcoming season will premiere in Spring 2022. Therefore, the fans can expect to see the premiere episode of Kingdom Season 4 sometime in the month of April next year. It is likely that Studio Pierrot will soon release its exact release date along with a new trailer.