The BEST Episodes of Juni Taisen: Zodiac War
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 22, 2020
12 warriors who are burdened with the names of the 12 Chinese Zodiac members fight with each other's lives and pride at stake, all to grant just one wish.
#1 - Even Boars May Become Pigs After Seven Generations
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 3, 2017
The Juni Taisen takes place once every twelve years. The participating warriors must kill each other until only one remains; this winner will have one wish granted. Warrior of the Boar, Inonoshishi, is the daughter of the last Taisen's winner. She sabotaged and destroyed her little sister in order to take her place at the Taisen, because her pride as eldest daughter could not withstand the thought of being displaced. She uses her skill "Non-Reload" and swears to win elegantly, but she ends up fighting her first enemy in an unexpected way.
#2 - Tricks Both Mongrel and Fowl
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 10, 2017
Warrior of the Dog, Dotsuku, is known for his powerful bite, "Mad Dog's Vise." However, he has a secret skill: the ability to create and secrete a variety of poisons from his body. This provides Dotsuku an advantage in a contest where all the participants have been poisoned to enforce a time limit. His plan is to let the other warriors kill each other, and wait while they thin out their own numbers... but his plan is interrupted by a certain under-the-radar warrior.
#3 - Cutting a Chicken with a Beef Cleaver
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 17, 2017
#4 - The Enemy, a Noble Primate
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 24, 2017
#5 - A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 31, 2017
Warrior of the Ram, Hitsujii, is a legendary warrior and previous winner of the 9th Juni Taisen. He was an arms merchant who also made his name on the battlefield, but at the time, his one wish was to see his grandchild's face. In this new Taisen, Hitsujii ranks the other warriors by their ability and plots a scheme using the poison Juseki crystal, which he somehow managed not to swallow.
#6 - Even a Champion Racehorse May Stumble
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 7, 2017
Warrior of the Horse, Uuma, has trained his physical body to its limits to acquire the ultimate defensive technique, "Stirrup." But his confidence in that ability faltered during his meeting with the Warrior of the Ox, which ended poorly for him. Uuma barricades himself in a bank fault, thinking he can win if he waits out the time limit... but an intruder casts doubt on that goal.