King of Thorn | 2009

Directed by: Kazuyoshi Katayama

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Main Plot

A virus begins to grip the Earth's population and a group of hopeful survivors are cryogenically frozen in attempt to find a cure. But when the group awakens they are flung into a horrifying situation.


  • Kana Hanazawa's character in King of Thorn plays a key role as a survivor in a deadly virus outbreak.
  • Toshiyuki Morikawa's character plays a supporting role in the plot of King of Thorn.
  • Eri Sendai's character in King of Thorn is a survivor of a deadly virus outbreak trapped in a mysterious facility.


In the ending of King of Thorn, it is revealed that the entire story was a simulation created by the Medusa virus. Kasumi, the main protagonist, sacrifices herself to destroy the virus and save the remaining survivors. As the simulation ends, the survivors wake up to find themselves cured of the deadly disease. They emerge from the facility and witness a world now free from the virus, offering hope for a brighter future.

Kazuyoshi Katayama