Viz Media Adds K: Missing Kings Film, K: Return of Kings 2nd Season

posted on by Karen Ressler

Viz Media announced at its Anime Expo panel on Thursday that it has acquired the rights to the K film, K Missing Kings, and the second television anime series, K Return of Kings.

The film premiered in Japan on July 12. Eleven Arts screened the film in theaters in North America, starting in Los Angeles on July 18.

The official website for the film outlined the story:

[Note: Highlight the text below for the story, which contains spoilers for the end of the television series]

The “Academy Island Incident” in which all four “kings” cross paths... Since then, Silver Clansmen Kuroh Yatogami and Neko have been searching for their master, Shiro. Without finding any clues to Shiro's whereabouts, the two became disheartened. However, one day, they see HOMRA members Rikio Kamamoto and Anna Kushina being chased by someone.

The second series will premiere in October.

The first television anime premiered in 2012, and Viz Media streamed it in North America as it aired. An English dub streamed on Viz's Neon Alley service. Viz released the series on Blu-ray and DVD.

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