|Ye Xiu’s best friend and one the most vital character in The King’s Avatar – Su Muqiu|
- Overview about The King’s Avatar – For the Glory
- Animation & Graphics
- Characters Designs & Development
- Music & Story
- Overall Impact & Conclusion
The Kings Avatar Prequel Movie Review
|Team Royal Style vs Excellent Era – Glory Season 1 Championship|
The story of the movie took place during the foundation of the Glory Professional Alliance – the very first season of the Glory professional circle and the birth of a legendary powerhouse team. If we will look at the current timeline of The King’s Avatar anime (1st season) and the live-action adaptation, the movie took place roughly 8-9 years ago. I shall further discuss its story below for further explanation – but among the scopes of the movie is how the team Excellent Era begins and we also had a glanced at their original roster which brought so much glory for their team and builds the foundation of its legendary existence in the succeeding years of the alliance.
|Team Excellent Era Original Players|
We also see some of the infamous and God-tier Glory players in the current timeline during their younger years in the movie – so if you’re a fan of Han Wenqing, Wang Jiexi, Zhang Jianle, Yu Wenzhou, Huang Shaotian, and Zhou Zekai, you definitely have to watch out for their appearance in the movie. Meanwhile, the whole movie revolves around the very heart of Team Excellent Era – Ye Xiu, Su Muqiu, Su Mucheng, Tao Xuan, and the original players, and their rival team that time Team Royal Style.
ANIMATION & GRAPHICS
The movie is animated by Pencil-Colored Animation, the same studio that brought us The King’s Avatar: All-Star Competition (OVA) last 2018 and I must say that they really did a great job animating the prequel movie. The fight scenes are so surreal and flawlessly done, I think it could even compete against major Japanese animation works. Among the highlight for the fight scenes for me is definitely that the final battle between One Autumn Leaf and Peaceful Hermit – as well as the whole round of Team Excellent Era vs Team Royal Style.
|One Autumn Leaf character designs in the movie.|
CHARACTER DESIGNS & DEVELOPMENT
|Su Muqiu and younger Su Mucheng|
|Su Muqiu and Ye Xiu|
|Desert Dust & One Autumn Leaf|
MUSIC & STORY
Peak of Glory is among the theme song of the movie and it was featured in this music video for the movie. Furthermore, another song used in the film is Walked With You.
The Kings Avatar: For the Glory Theme Song “Peak of Glory”
The Kings Avatar: For the Glory Theme Song “Walked With You”
Highlights of the Story
- Su Muqiu’s death (it’s so painful but this incident had been a driving force for Ye Xiu to be who he is right now, as well as for Su Mucheng).
- The gathering of the original roster of Team Excellent Era
- The championship match between Team Excellent Era and Team Royal Style
OVERALL IMPACT & CONCLUSION
While the movie is a prequel and thus, independent from the main storyline that happened 8 years later, The King’s Avatar: For the Glory did gave us a glimpse at the past of Ye Xiu and making us learn another side of him that we don’t know yet. It further solidifies our support for his action, his mindset, and his dreams of chasing that peak of Glory once again. It also showed us a proof that the legendary status of Excellent Era that they had achieved later on was built on so many sacrifices, drama, and hard work of their players – and seeing these hardships, it’s only a proof that the Glory they once achieved is real, and you must give all your best shot for achieving it.