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Season 1 of Kingdom covers chapter 1 to 173 (though some mini-stories are left out or some changes are made to them).

The following arcs have been covered:

Arc Chapters Episodes
Sei Kyou's Rebellion Arc 1-47 1-15
Keiyou Campaign Arc 48-73 16-22
Training Arc 101-107 23-24
Battle of Bayou Arc 108-173 25-38

Escape from Zhao Arc (chapters 74-81) was moved to season 2.
Assassination Plot Arc (chapters 82-100) was never animated.

It began airing on June 4, 2012 and has finished airing on February 25, 2013 with a total of 38 episodes.

The season is by Pierrot.


A young boy named Shin along with his friend, Hyou are servents. They dream of a better future as they aim to become the greatest generals underneath the heavens. Realizing this dream will be difficult to achieve, they start training with wooden swords. They have over 1000 serious bouts against each other and train for a wide variety of situations. One Day his friend's dreams are one step closer to achieving it. Through circumstances, Shin becomes involved and on a fated day he meets a person that can help him achieve his dream, although this person needs his help as well. Due to this Shin becomes a target by some powerful people and Shin has to fight to survive. Trough his journey he makes some unexpected friends and starts learning about the nature of war and the nature of politics. If Shin wants to achieve his dream, he will need to climb up in rank and gain achievements, rampage on the battlefield and gaining knowledge and military might.