Kingdom 2nd Season


Kingdom: Season 2

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Kingdom Hisho Hen, Kingdom: Dai 2 Series
Japanese: キングダム 第2シリーズ
English: Kingdom: Season 2
French: Kingdom Saison 2
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 39
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 8, 2013 to Mar 2, 2014
Premiered: Summer 2013
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:45 (JST)
Producers: NHK, NHK Enterprises
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genre: ActionAction
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, MilitaryMilitary
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 8.321 (scored by 6095660,956 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #2382
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1746
Members: 124,615
Favorites: 855

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Synopsis

A year after the devastating battle against the formidable Zhao, the State of Qin has returned its focus to pursuing King Ying Zheng's ambition of conquering the other six states and unifying China. Their next target is Wei, a smaller state which stands as a geographic stepping stone for the sake of conquest.

Xin, now a three hundred man commander of the swiftly rising Fei Xin Unit, continues to seek out lofty achievements in order to garner recognition for himself and his soldiers, motivated by those previously lost in battle. In the preliminary battles ahead of Qin's invasion of Wei, Xin finds competition in other young commanders who are of a higher social status than him. Back in Qin, the royal palace faces turmoil as opposing factions begin to make their move against Ying Zheng's regime.

With their hands full both abroad and at home, Zheng and Xin must lead the way in this era of unending war, resolved to etch their names in history by creating a unified China.

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Iwanaga, Akira
Director
Takakuwa, Hajime
Sound Director
Fuseki, Kazunobu
Episode Director
Noshitani, Mitsutaka
Episode Director


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"GLORY DAYS" by D☆DATE
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Ending Theme

1: "21" by The Sketchbook (eps 1-13)
2: "Exit" by The Sketchbook (eps 14-26)
3: "Soko ni Kimi ga Iru" by The Sketchbook (eps 27-39)




Reviews

Mar 4, 2014
Haruhisa’s retelling of China’s warring state times is now in full swing, the first season came off as vastly impressive and the second was expected to do nothing but hit new heights.

The biggest talking point of the 2nd season would without a doubt be the art. If you were worried coming off from the mostly CG first season then you can put your worries to rest. It would seem that at the start of the first season, producers had very little expectations for Kingdom and its budget was kept low, but with the advent of soaring Manga sales and anime popularity, they decided to spare ...
Feb 16, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Intro: This 2nd season is both better and worse than season 1, but overall it is weaker.

Anime vs. Manga character names:
King Zhen = Ei Sei
Xin = Shin
Qiang Lei = Kyou Kai
Li Mu = Riboku
Wang Qi = Ou Ki
Meng Wu = Moubu
Fei Xin Unit = Hi Shin Unit
...
Jun 11, 2021
Overall, this is better than the first season in most things and worse in a few others.

It's more enjoyable, the animation is better and the pacing is better. But the characterization is by far a lot worse. The manga is fatally flawed in that it has one-dimensional characters that are incredibly annoying, super-powered (when there are no superpowers in the story universe), and rely on plot armor to progress the story at every single turn. Xin was already a heavily flawed main character in the first season, but the story relies on him (and other secondary characters) overcoming what are ...

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