K: Return of Kings

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English: K: Return of Kings
Synonyms: K-Project Sequel, K 2nd Season


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2015 to Dec 26, 2015
Premiered: Fall 2015
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:55 (JST)
Licensors: VIZ Media
Studios: GoHands
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.591 (scored by 132531132,531 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #13422
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #594
Members: 284,869
Favorites: 1,062

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Tensions are running high among the clans as the Green King begins making moves that threaten to drive the world into pandemonium. Following the death of the Gold King, the safety of the Dresden Slate, the source of power of the Kings, is under threat. Nagare Hisui, the sly and mysterious leader of the Green Clan Jungle, is determined to procure the powerful Slate by any means possible.

Standing directly in his way is Sceptre 4, the Blue Clan, headed by their unyielding King, Reisi Munakata. However, the grim sight of his crumbling Sword of Damocles leaves the stability of his clan and all of Japan in jeopardy. Meanwhile, still recovering from their tragic losses, Anna Kushina and her aggressive clan HOMRA find themselves caught up in the Green King’s games. Amidst the chaos, Kurou Yatogami and Neko are left vulnerable while their beloved friend, Yashiro Isana, the Silver King, remains missing.

K: Return of Kings tells the struggle of the remaining clans against the Green King’s formidable forces as one final king appears.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Suzuki, Shingo
Director, Character Design
Kanazawa, Hiromichi
Yokota, Chikako
Sound Director
Takahashi, Yashichiro
Script, Series Composition


Opening Theme

"Asymmetry (アシンメトリー)" by Yui Horie (eps 2-12)

Ending Theme

#1: "Kai (解)" by Customi Z (eps 2-12)
#2: "KIZUNA" by angela (ep 13)

Dec 7, 2015
whorifying (All reviews)
**UPDATED** Added a paragraph with my thoughts on the ending.

Honestly, I can't believe the negative reviews!

This anime is a rarity in my opinion. The first season of K was more of a mystery, trying to figure out who Shiro really was, this time it's about keeping the peace. It's focused on all of the groups as a whole rather than individually and explores a goal that all three kings share.

The animation is spectacular and far surpasses AoT, I particularly like the animation in scenes with Misaki on his skateboard, there has clearly been extra care into those types of scenes. There has been no read more
Oct 24, 2015
CecaniahCorabele (All reviews)
Superpower anime has been the main solution to attract many people in order to keep the Anime industry in balance. Since the success of such famous anime like the big three (Naruto, One Piece, and Bleach), there are dozens anime that uses the super power as an appeal and works as a direct jump to make profits. One of them are the K - project franchise, which has been ongoing since 2012. K Return of Kings is the 3rd project that exists in K Franchise. As the series go, K really didn't maximize any potential that it have.

The 1st season started the story while read more
Oct 25, 2015
Mata1ch1 (All reviews)
Mod Edit: Review may contain spoilers.

Currently on episode 13/13

I don't think this anime can be properly appreciated with out watching K: Missing Kings Movie between episodes 1 and 2. Because there are huge bits of info "missing" between the first 2 episodes. The movie isn't a prequel. It fits directly in between episodes 1 and 2 and explains what happens Mikoto and how Anna becomes the new Red King. What happened to the Gold King and the Gold clan members. As well as other pieces of key information related to the events leading up to the 4 episode.

I love everything about this series so far. read more
Feb 4, 2016
karlstein12 (All reviews)
Too much style, less to none substance. That is how I see K: Return of Kings.
Continuing from the events roughly after a year that occured in the first season and the movie, K: Return of Kings is a continuation of the series as it exposes the mysteries behind the seven kings and the Dresden Slate that was the cause of it all.

Frankly talking, the story makes sense as all of the questions that were left behind in K is being answered but the narrative itself is very weak. What made K a successful anime was because it literally didn't care about anything. You read more

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