Dark Fantasy Anime ‘The Kingdoms of Ruin’ Set to Debut in October

‘The Kingdoms of Ruin’ anime is one of the most anticipated adaptations of the manga series to arrive in 2023. More specifically, fans have been dying for someone to pick up this project since the manga’s debut in 2019.

Finally, Yokohama Animation Lab fulfilled the dreams of the fans, and now that the anime adaptation is on the way, the team behind the project has dropped some more exciting things for the fans.

On Friday, the official website for the television anime adaptation of Yoruhashi’s The Kingdoms of Ruin (Hametsu no Ōkoku) manga revealed the anime’s October 6 debut date and theme song artists. It also revealed a promotional video and a new visual for the anime.

The second trailer for the anime shows the fans a montage of Adonis going on a killing spree against the kingdom that took the life of her teacher.

As for the theme song, artist Hana Hope is performing the anime’s opening theme, titled “Kieru Made” (Until it Disappears). Who-ya Extended is performing the ending theme titled “Prayer.

The Kingdoms of Ruin Anime Reveals New PV, Debut & More
The Kingdoms of Ruin Key Visual | Source: Official Website

In the new visual, we can see Adonis and Doroka surrounded by the foes that they will have to take on if they dare to challenge the kingdom. The cast for the anime is as follows:

CharacterCastOther Works
AdonisKaito IshikawaNoe (Case Study of Vanitas)
DorokaAzumi WakiHinata (Tokyo Revengers)
ChloeRyoko ShiraishiGugu (To Your Eternity)
YamatoSatoshi HinoDaichi (Haikyu!!)
YukiHikaru TohnoMiyako (Rebirth)
ShirōzakiKishō TaniyamaNakahara (Bungo Stray Dogs)

Furthermore, the staff that will be working behind the scenes of the anime includes:

PositionStaffOther Works
DirectorKeitaro MotonagaDate A Live
ScriptwriterTakamitsu KounoAbsolute Duo
Character DesignerHiromi KatoGoblin Slayer
Music ComposerMiki Sakurai; Shu Kanematsu; Hanae NakamuraI’m the Villainess, So I’m Taming the Final Boss; My Next Life as a Villainess; The Quintessential Quintuplets
Animation ProductionYokohama Animation LabLegend of Mana: The Teardrop Crystal
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This year has been nothing but a big treat for anime fans, and it is about to give us another hit anime, ‘The Kingdom of Ruin.’ If you are a hardcore fan of revenge stories, then this anime is something you must check out.

About The Kingdoms of Ruin

The Kingdoms of Ruin is a dark fantasy manga series written and illustrated by yoruhashi.

It is set in a world where humans and witches used to live in harmony, which was disrupted by a scientific revolution that rendered the latter useless. Humans had now gone on a witch hunt, resulting in the witch apprentice, Adonis’ teacher getting killed in front of him. Adonis vows revenge on humanity because of this and goes on to find the one responsible.

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