2h 14min | R | Action, History, War | 16 August 2019 (USA) | Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
Synopsis: 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 is a live-action motion picture based on the bestselling adventure-historical manga series of the same name created by Yasuhisa Hara and presents a fictionalized account of ancient China during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC).
OPENING IN SELECT THEATERS AUGUST 16th ACROSS THE U.S. AND CANADA
On August 16, FUNimation Films will be releasing KINGDOM in theaters for the first time in the U.S. and Canada. One of Japan’s highest-grossing blockbusters of 2019, right on the heels of Avengers: Endgame, KINGDOM is the incredibly faithful, live-action adaptation of the award-winning manga of the same name written and illustrated by Yasuhisa Hara. The film was directed by Shinsuke Sato