Ranking of Kings episode 12 is coming on January 6 and will mark the beginning of cour 2. The second cour will have 12 episodes, for a total of 23. There will be no new episode next week.
The official Twitter account for the series shared a special illustration by ED director, Akino Fukuji
WIT Studio, the studio behind the Ranking of Kings anime, announced cour 2 with a colored version of the illustration:
Ranking of Kings anime started airing on October 15 of the Fall 2021 season. WIT Studio is animating the series, with Yousuke Hatta as the director. Atsuko Nozaki is the character designer, while MAYUKO composed the series’ OST. Aniplex, Dentsu, Fuji TV, and Kadokawa are producing the anime.
Ranking of Kings
Ranking of Kings, or Ousama Ranking, is originally a Japanese web manga series by Sousuke Touka. It was first serialized online via Echoes’ user-submitted Manga Hack website in May 2017, and it is still ongoing. Enterbrain publishes the print volumes, and the series has 11 as of August 12, 2021. The story follows a young boy who strives to be the world’s greatest king, and you can read the synopsis:
The story centers around Bojji, a deaf, powerless prince who cannot even wield a children’s sword, and so as the firstborn son, he strives hard and dreams of becoming the world’s greatest king. However, people mutter about him behind his back as “a good-Unable to hear, speak, or wield a sword, Prince Bojji doesn’t seem like a typical heir to the throne—and his kingdom agrees. But his fateful encounter with Kage, a shadow on the ground, gives him his first true friend. The two set off on a grand adventure and, together, form a bond that can overcome any obstacle…even being king.
Source: Official Twitter
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