The King's Avatar (donghua)

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The King's Avatar/ Quan Zhi Gao Shou
Chinese全职高手
MandarinQuánzhí Gāoshǒu
LiterallyMaster of All Classes
GenreAction
Adventure
Esports
Based onThe King's Avatar
by Hu Dielan
Written bySha Liang
Directed byKe Xiong
Voices ofZhang Jie
C Xiaodiao
Ye Qing
Xia Lei
Liu Sanmu
Baomu Zhongyang
Jin Xian
Opening theme"Conviction" performed by Zhang Jie
"Glory Returns" performed by Dadan Yinzu
Composer(s)Fantasy Music
Country of originChina
Original language(s)Mandarin
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes12 + 3 special
Production
Producer(s)G.CMay Animation & Film
Running time25 minutes
Release
Original networkTencent QQ
Tencent Video
bilibili
YouTube
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseApril 19, 2017 (2017-04-19) –
present

The King's Avatar (Chinese: 全职高手; pinyin: Quánzhí Gāoshǒu) is a donghua ONA series aired in 2017, based on the light novel of the same name written by Hu Dielan.[1] The series depicted the fictional esports scene in China where the story revolves around a multiplayer online video game called Glory.[2] The series was produced by Chinese internet company Tencent.[3][4] A 3-episode sequel premiered in 2018, with a full-length 2nd season planned for a 2019 release. A film, titled Quan Zhi Gao Shou: For the Glory, is also planned for a 2019 release.[5]


Plot[edit]

The King's Avatar follows the story of Ye Xiu, a professional esports player living in Hangzhou, China. He is considered one of the best player of the video game Glory. Ye Xiu was previously captained an esports team called "Excellent Era", before being forced to resign from the team and leave the competitive scene due to his unwillingness to take part in any sponsorship to profit the team. Ye Xiu then works as a night-shift manager at Happy Internet Cafe, where he met Chen Guo, the owner of the cafe who are interested in forming a new esports team. While waiting his return to the competitive scene, Ye Xiu keeps playing to forge his skills and find newly talented players for his team.[6][7]


Episode list[edit]

The episodes of the Chinese anime series The King's Avatar is is based on a Chinese serial web novel of the same title by Butterfly Blue. A second anime series, begins November 2017.

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedJapan air date
First airedLast airedFirst airedLast aired
1122017 (2017)2017 (2017)- (-)- (-)
212November 2019 (2019-11)- (-)- (-)- (-)

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2017)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
series
Title Directed by Written by Chinese air date Chinese viewers
(millions)
Japan air date Japan viewers
(millions)
11"Ye Qiu? Ye Xiu?"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
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22"The Skilled Supervisor"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
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33"Adventurers Are Always Free-Willed"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
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44"Wild Bosses Are Meant to Be Stolen!"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
Summary to be added later---------.
55"A Single-Player Game?"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
Summary to be added later---------.
66"Blade Master"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
Summary to be added later---------.
77"The Greatest Boss in History"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
Summary to be added later---------.
88"Youngsters, Let's Meet Up!"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
Summary to be added later---------.
99"Public Enemy"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
Summary to be added later---------.
1010"Master Tactician's Strategy"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
Summary to be added later---------.
1111"Using the Right Method to Tell You What Is Considered Brutal"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
Summary to be added later---------.
1212"10 Years of Glory, and It Continues"--2017 (2017)-2017 (2017)-
Summary to be added later---------.


Season 2 (2019- )[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
series
Title Directed by Written by Chinese air date Chinese viewers
(millions)
Japan air date Japan viewers
(millions)
131"Episode One"--- (-)-- (-)-
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142"Episode Two"--- (-)-- (-)-
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153"Episode Three"--- (-)-- (-)-
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164"Episode Four"--- (-)-- (-)-
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175"Episode Five"--- (-)-- (-)-
Summary to be added later---------.
186"Episode Six"--- (-)-- (-)-
Summary to be added later---------.
197"Episode Seven"--- (-)-- (-)-
Summary to be added later---------.
208"Episode Eight"--- (-)-- (-)-
Summary to be added later---------.
219"Episode Nine"--- (-)-- (-)-
Summary to be added later---------.
2210"Episode Ten"--- (-)-- (-)-
Summary to be added later---------.
2311"Episode Eleven"--- (-)-- (-)-
Summary to be added later---------.
2412"Episode Twelve"--- (-)-- (-)-
Summary to be added later---------.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tencent's Chinese eSports anime is really anime but also extremely eSports". PCGamesN. Retrieved 2018-09-05.
  2. ^ "Esports Anime – The King's Avatar Coming 2017". Akshon Esports. Retrieved 2018-09-05.
  3. ^ Esports, Tencent. "Cheng Wu: Tencent Esports Will Realize New Power in the In-Depth Layout Year of Esports Industry". www.prnewswire.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-09-05.
  4. ^ "Tencent to adapt esports manga into anime – The Esports Observer". The Esports Observer. 2016-08-23. Retrieved 2018-09-05.
  5. ^ "Famous Chinese animation The King's Avatar picking up steam among anime fans around the globe". Global Times. 2017-06-07.
  6. ^ "Esports Anime – The King's Avatar Coming 2017". Akshon Esports. Retrieved 2018-09-05.
  7. ^ "The King's Avatar is A Must-Watch If You're An E-Sports Fan | Go! - Globe". Retrieved 2018-09-05.