The “episode visual” of “Narukyo no Hen”, the first episode of the 4th series of the TV anime “Kingdom”, has been released. Nine preceding cuts from the first episode have also been shown.
The episode visual records the confrontation between Eimasa and Chengjiao. Blue flames surround Chengjiao, Eimasa is surrounded by red flames, and a figure of Shin is holding a weapon between the two.
This series, an animated version of Yasuhisa Hara’s manga, depicts the activities of a boy, Shin, who aims to become a general in the world, and a young king, Eimasa, set in China during the Spring and Autumn Warring States period. The first series was broadcast from June 2012 to February 2013, the second series was broadcast from June 2013 to March 2014, and the third series from April to September 2009 was the biggest battle in the history of “Kingdom”. The joint military edition (Gasshogunhen) is said to have been developed. The first episode of the 4th series, “Chengjiao’s Weirdness,” approaches the truth of the “Chengjiao’s Rebellion,” which has a hint of plot.