Archive for Historical

91 Days

91 Days

Shuka
TV

As a child living in the town of Lawless, Angelo Lagusa has witnessed a tragedy: his parents and younger brother have been mercilessly slaughtered by the Vanetti mafia family. Losing everything he holds dear, he leaves both his name and hometown behind, adopting the new identity of Avilio Bruno. Seven years later, Avilio finally has his chance for revenge when he receives a mysterious letter prompting him to return to Lawless. Obliging, he soon encounters the Vanetti don’s son, Nero, and seeks to befriend him using the skills he has quietly honed for years. Set during the Prohibition era, 91 Days tells the story of Avilio’s dark, bloodstained path to vengeance, as he slowly ends each of the men involved in the killing of his family.

Kingdom 3rd Season

Kingdom 3rd Season

Studio Signpost
TV

After Sanyou’s successful campaign, Qin’s army, including 1,000-man Commander Li Xin, inched ever closer to fulfilling King Ying Zheng’s dream of unifying China. With the main foothold in Wei state now under his control, Qin set his sights eastward towards the remaining war states. Meanwhile, an incomparable strategist and newly appointed Zhao state prime minister named Li Mu, has taken advantage of Zhao’s temporary ceasefire with Qin to negotiate with other countries so that their war is not interrupted. Apparently, without warning, Ying Zheng received word that soldiers from the states of Chu, Zhao, Wei, Han, Yan, and Qi had crossed into Qin territory. Belatedly realizing the purpose behind Li Mu’s truce with Qin, Zheng quickly gathered his advisors to draw up a plan to overcome the six-nation coalition army in front of their gates. For the first time, the Qin state is facing destruction in history and must use every resource and strategy at its disposal to prevent its country from being removed from the map.  

Kingdom 2nd Season

Kingdom 2nd Season

Studio Pierrot
TV

A year after the devastating battle against the formidable Zhao, the State of Qin has returned its focus to pursuing King Ying Zheng’s ambition to conquer the other six states and unify China. Their next target is Wei, a smaller state which stands as a geographic stepping stone for the sake of conquest. Li Xin, now a three hundred-man commander of the swiftly rising Fei Xin Unit, continues to seek out lofty achievements to garner recognition for himself and his soldiers, motivated by those previously lost in battle. In the preliminary battles ahead of Qin’s invasion of Wei, Xin finds competition in other young commanders of a higher social status. Back in Qin, the royal palace faces turmoil as opposing factions begin to make their move against Ying Zheng’s regime. With their hands full both abroad and at home, Zheng and Xin must lead the way in this era of unending war, resolved to etch their names in history by creating a unified China.

Kingdom

Kingdom

Studio Pierrot
TV

China’s Warring States period, a raging dragon that would raze the land for 500 years, saw many kingdoms rise and fall, making way for the next generation of kings and generals to fight for supremacy. Eventually, seven powerful states emerged from the endless cycle of warfare. In the kingdom of Qin, Li Xin, a war-orphaned slave, trains vigorously with fellow slaves and their best friend, Piao, who shares his proud dream of one day becoming a Great General of the Heavens. However, the two are suddenly forced to part ways when Piao is recruited to work in the royal palace by a retainer of the King. After a fierce coup d’état unfolds, Piao returns to Xin, half-dead, with a mission that will lead him to a meeting with China’s young King, Ying Zheng, who bears a striking resemblance to Piao. Kingdom follows Xin as he takes his first steps into the great blood-soaked pages of China’s history. He must carve his own path to glory on his long quest to become a Great General of the historic Seven Warring States.