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Kengan Ashura Season 2 (2019)


Since the Edo periods of Japan, gladiator arenas have existed in various forms around the world. In these arenas, wealthy business owners and merchants hire gladiators to fight in unarmed combat where the winner takes all. Tokita “Ashura” Ohma joins these arenas and devastates his opponents. His spectacular ability to crush his enemies catches the attention of big business owners, including the Nogi Group CEO, Nogi Hideki.
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The second part began streaming on October 31, 2019.

Alternative titles

– Kengan Ashura
– ケンガンアシュラ

TL;DR Review

Kengan Ashura (Japanese: ケンガンアシュラ) is a Japanese manga series written by Yabako Sandrovich and illustrated by Daromeon.

As I had stated in the season one review, the series is more like a 24-episodes season that got cut in half. Season two continues right where season one left off without skipping a beat.

The show provided a satisfying conclusion that still leaves room for a sequel. I hope there will be a sequel as this anime deserve one. While the plot was rather simple, the writing kept me gripped the entire time.

I highly recommend this anime to fans that enjoy intense combat competition with a nice humor balance. Kengan Ashura contains graphic violence, some nudity, and suggestive themes/dialogs. Intended for mature audiences.

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Featured Music

Kengan Ashura Season 2 (2019)

A collection of notable music and song from this series.


Opening Theme

– “King & Ashley” by My First Story

Closing Theme

– “Born This Way” by BAD HOP



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