Kingdom manga will be on hiatus for a week

Kingdom manga will be on hiatus for a week

In the first issue of the year 2021 of the Shueisha publisher's Weekly Young Jump magazine it was announced that the manga written and illustrated by Yasuhisa Hara, Kingdom, will be absent in the next issue scheduled for December 10. Serialization will resume on December 17.

Kingdom manga will be on hiatus for a week

For her part, Hara began publishing the Kingdom manga in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine in 2006. The publisher published the 59th compilation volume on September 18, and will publish the 60th on December 18. The work recently surpassed 68 million cumulative copies in circulation.

The work inspired an anime adaptation released in 2012, followed by a second season in 2013. Finally, the third season premiered on April 5, but announced the indefinite suspension of new episodes from the fifth due to the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Japan. The series will resume until the spring season of the year 2021 and it is not yet confirmed if it will restart its transmission from the first episode or if it will continue with the sixth.

Kingdom Synopsis

During the "Warring States" period in Ancient China (421-221 BC), Shin and Hyou are war orphans in the kingdom of Qin. They dream of one day testing themselves on the battlefield, however, one day Hyou is brought to the palace by a minister. Ending on the losing side of a power struggle, Hyou manages to return to his village, barely alive. Shin, for his part, meets a boy very similar to Hyou, named Ei Sei, who, for now, is the King of Qin, and who in the future will become Emperor Shi Huangdi.

Source: Manga Mogura

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