The official Twitter account for Ranking Of Kings anime announced on Aug 8, 2022, that the series will be getting a special episode in 2023. The episode is titled “Ousama Ranking: Treasure Box of Courage“.
The episode will be based on a story not featured in the anime series so far.
A visual was also revealed to commemorate the announcement.
The staff and cast members of Ranking of the Kings anime will reprise their roles for the special episode.
Ranking Of Kings is a Japanese fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Sōsuke Tōka. It has been serialized online via Echoes’ user-submitted Manga Hack website since May 2017 and has been collected in thirteen tankōbon volumes by Enterbrain.
An anime television series adaptation by Wit Studio aired from October 2021 to March 2022 on Fuji TV’s Noitamina programming block.
Ranking of Kings won the “Galaxy Award for Television” for the month of March 2022.
Ranking Of Kings plot is described as:
The people of the kingdom look down on the young Prince Bojji, who can neither hear nor speak. They call him “The Useless Prince” while jeering at his supposed foolishness.
However, while Bojji may not be physically strong, he is certainly not weak of heart. When a chance encounter with a shadow creature should have left him traumatized, it instead makes him believe that he has found a friend amidst those who only choose to notice his shortcomings. He starts meeting with Kage, the shadow, regularly, to the point where even the otherwise abrasive creature begins to warm up to him.
Kage and Bojji’s unlikely friendship lays the budding foundations of the prince’s journey, one where he intends to conquer his fears and insecurities. Despite the constant ridicule he faces, Bojji resolves to fulfill his desire of becoming the best king he can be.