The Nameless Boy
Season 1 episode 1
Episode-1 portrait
Mumei no shōnen
Air date June 4, 2012
Episode Guide
Episode 2

Fated Meeting

Opening Theme Pride
Ending Theme Voice of Soul
Episode Director Jun Kamiya

Kiichi Takaoka

Script Writer Naruhisa Arakawa

The Nameless Boy is the 1st episode of the first season and the anime Kingdom.


The first episode basically introduces us to Shin and Hyou, two slaves who have grown as sword training buddies and pseudo brothers with a common dream of growing up to be great generals.

One day whilst training, Hyou gets selected to by an minister to enter the palace as an aid leaving Shin behind. A month later, Hyou appears infront of Shin at death’s door with a cryptic instruction and the news of a coup d’etat happening in the palace fronted by the King’s little brother.

Shin then runs away following Hyou instructions and a map that leads him to a shed which contains a second Hyou.

Characters Introduced Edit

Notes Edit

  • This episode covers the 1st and 2nd chapters of the Manga.


  • Hyou and Shin
  • Village Head and his family
  • Hyou's death
  • Shin crying
  • Sei Kyou slays the palace girls
  • Ka Ro Ten's appearance
  • Young Shin And Hyou's bout
  • Young Shin
  • Young Hyou
  • Shin defeats the Kokuhi villagers
  • Shin and Ei Sei's first meeting

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