The official website of Kingdom announced on Sep 25, 2023, that season 5 of the anime will start airing on Jan 6, 2023, at 24:00 JST on NHK.
Accompanying the announcement is the second key visual featuring the SIDE Kan Ki army.
Newly announced cast includes:
- Kentaro Ito as Kan Ki/Huan Yi
- Haruka Nagamine as Koku’ou
- Motoki Sakuma as Ma Ron/Mo Lun
The new season will revolve around the battle between Qin military and Zhao army.
The fourth season of Kingdom aired from April 10 to Oct 2, 2022.
The first season of 38 episodes aired from June 2012 to February 2013. A second season aired for 39 episodes from June 2013 to March 2014. A third season by Studio Signpost and Pierrot aired for 26 episodes from April 2020 to October 2021.
Kingdom is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yasuhisa Hara. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Jump since January 2006, with its chapters collected in sixty-six tankōbon volumes as of September 2022.
Kingdom provides a fictionalized account of the Warring States period primarily through the experiences of the war orphan Xin and his comrades as he fights to become the greatest general under the heavens, and in doing so, unifying China for the first time in 500 years.
A live-action film was released in April 2019; a sequel film is set to premiere in 2022.
As of June 2022, the Kingdom manga had over 90 million copies in circulation, making it one of the best-selling manga series of all time. In 2013, the manga won the Grand Prize of the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.
Source: Official Website