Hara Yasuhisa’s action manga Kingdom got the green light for a Live Action Adaptation.
Kingdom is about a boy named Li Xin, who is orphaned at a young age. The time period is during years of violence between the warring states in China. The manga was first serialized in the Weekly Young Jump in early September of 2006 and at this moment continuously running.
There was a Live Action Short in 2016. The short was made to tease fans. It was also the 10th anniversary of the manga. This Live Action of course will be a full length feature film. Kingdom also received a TV anime adaptation. The Kingdom anime originally aired on NHK BS Premium from Jun. 2012 to Mar. 2014, spanning 77 episodes. It won Grand Prize in the 2013 17th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize and has printed over 35 million copies.