Kengan Ashura Season 2 is the highly anticipated sequel to one of the best fighting animes. After almost 4 years, Kengan Ashura is back for another season. The anime is based on the Japanese manga series written by Yabako Sandrovich and illustrated by Daromeon.
The manga was originally serialized on Shogakukan’s Ura Sunday website from April 2012 to 2018, before being adapted into an original net animation (ONA) through Netflix. Kengan Ashura Is based on the fighting genre of other animes like ‘Baki’ and ‘Hajime No Ippo’. Here’s everything you need to know about Kengan Ashura Season 2.
Kengan Ashura Season 2: Release Date
The anime’s first season aired from July 31, 2019, to October 31, 2019. Kengan Ashura Season 2 will be a Netflix exclusive and will be available on the streaming platform on September 21, 2023.
Kengan Ashura Season 2: Plot
The anime is based on ‘Kengan matches’ held in arenas. Since the Edo period, wealthy business owners and merchants have hired fighters to participate in ‘Kengan matches’, where the winner takes home the grand prize. One day, Yamashita Kazuo witnesses a street fight between the protagonist, Tokita ‘Ashura’ Ohma.
Tokita is hired by Nogi Group CEO, to take part in the tournament. After winning his preliminary matches, only 8 fighters remain, Tokita being one of them. Tokita is yet to face his strongest opponents yet, but will he come out of the tournament unscathed? Hopefully, Kengan Ashura Season 2 will see him become the Kengan Association Chairman.
Kengan Ashura Season 1: Recap
Kengan Ashura Season 1 was divided into two parts, each with 12 episodes. In the finale of the show, Hanafusa successfully revives Mokichi Robinson through surgery. The intense battle between Murobuchi Gozo and Wakatsuki Takeshi sees the latter coming out victorious.
In another match, Muteba Gizenga is fighting Meguro Masaki, who is a psychopath. Muteba turns out to be the superior one and wins the fight. Tokita gets a shocking revelation from Hajime, who tells the fighter that he does not have long to live.
Kengan Ashura Season 2: Cast & Characters
No official cast list is out for the anime, but we are hoping that most of the characters will reprise their roles, along with their respective voice actors. Here’s a look at everyone expecting to return in Kengan Ashura Season 2.
- Ohma Tokita (Tatsuhisa Suzuki)
Fighter for Nogi Group and the protagonist
- Kazu Yamashita (Cho)
Representative of Ohma and president of Yamashita Trading Co.
- Hideki Nogi (Jouji Nakata)
CEO of Nogi Group
- Lihito (Hayato Kaneko)
- Jun Sekibayashi (Tetsu Inada)
- Cosmo Imai (Junya Enoki)
King of Stranglers
- Setsuna Kiryu (Daisuke Namikawa)
Ohma’s greatest opponent yet.
Kengan Ashura Season 2: Trailer
Netflix has released the teaser for Kengan Ashura Season 2 and in the upcoming days is likely to release the full trailer. The sequel is all set to release on September 21, 2023. Fans can also stream the previous season of Kengan Ashura on Netflix.