Kingdom mangaka Yasuhisa Hara took to Twitter to announce on March 2, 2023, that the manga is on a break and won’t be published in this week’s Weekly Young Jump releasing today. Therefore delaying the release of chapter 750 of the manga.
It will most likely resume in the next week’s issue of the magazine.
The author also revealed an illustration featuring Kanki along with the announcement.
Kingdom is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yasuhisa Hara. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Jump since January 2006, with its chapters collected in sixty-seven tankobon volumes as of January 2023.
As of January 2023, the Kingdom manga had over 95 million copies in circulation
Kingdom provides a fictionalized account of the Warring States period primarily through the experiences of the war orphan Xin and his comrades as he fights to become the greatest general under the heavens, and in doing so, unifying China for the first time in 500 years.
The series was adapted into a four-season anime television series by studio Pierrot. The first season of 38 episodes aired from June 2012 to February 2013. A second season aired for 39 episodes from June 2013 to March 2014. A third season by Studio Signpost and Pierrot aired for 26 episodes from April 2020 to October 2021.
The fourth season premiered in April 2022.
A live-action film was released in April 2019; a sequel film premiered in 2022. The franchise is reportedly getting a third live-action film.
As of June 2022, the Kingdom manga had over 90 million copies in circulation, making it one of the best-selling manga series of all time. In 2013, the manga won the Grand Prize of the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.