Trailer

The 'Kingdom' movie trailer brings the manga adventure to life

Set for a limited release in theaters this Friday is Funimation‘s live action manga adaptation Kingdom, offering a fictionalized account of ancient China during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC). Check out the trailer in the player below!

Orphaned by war, a young boy and his friend dream of changing their fate and becoming the world’s greatest generals. And after his friend sacrifices himself to protect the future emperor, the young boy’s path to greatness is set in motion. Helping the King reclaim the throne puts the boy’s blade to the ultimate test as they go against deadly assassins, large armies, and the dangerous mountain clan. In a country torn apart by war, only they can fight to unite the warring states!

Kingdom stars Kento Yamazaki, Ryo Yoshizawa, Masami Nagasawa, Kanna Hashimoto, Kanata Hongō, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, and Takao Osawa.

Based on the manga created by Yasuhisa Hara, Kingdom is directed by Shinsuke Sato from a screenplay he wrote with Tsutomu Kuroiwa.

Look for Kingdom on the big screen this Friday, August 16. Click here to find out where it’s playing near you!


Silas Lesnick is the Senior Editor of Moviebill. He has been covering entertainment news out of Los Angeles for more than a decade. You can reach him via e-mail or on Twitter.