The BEST episodes of Kengan Ashura

Every episode of Kengan Ashura ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Kengan Ashura!

Since the Edo periods of Japan, gladiator arenas exist in certain areas. In these arenas, wealthy business owners and merchants hire gladiators to fight in unarmed combat where winner takes all. Toki Taouma, nicknamed "Ashura," joins these arenas and devastates his opponents. His spectacular ability to crush his enemies catches the attention of the big business owners, including the Nogi Group chairman, Nogi Hideki.

Last Updated: 7/5/2024Network: NetflixStatus: Continuing
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Life and Death
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8.02
46 votes

#1 - Life and Death

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/21/2023

After the match between Kaolan and Agito, round two of the Kengan Life-or-Death Tournament comes to an end. Suddenly, a change of schedule is announced.

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Superiority
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8.00
46 votes

#2 - Superiority

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/21/2023

While facing Kaolan Wongsawat, Agito Kanoh begins moving in a strange way; he seems to have developed a brand new fighting style during their match.

Father
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7.95
86 votes

#3 - Father

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 10/31/2019

Just when the match seems over, Ohma has a vision and unlocks a new level of his abilities for an epic showdown against Raian.

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Champions
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7.93
83 votes

#4 - Champions

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 10/31/2019

Naoya Ohkubo is known as the King of Combat, but crowd favorite Agito Kanoh is undefeated with 157 straight wins. It's a matchup for the ages.

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Dignity
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7.89
53 votes

#5 - Dignity

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/21/2023

During his match against Muteba, Jun Sekibayashi remembers how his life changed when he began training as a pro wrestler at 15-years-old.

Resurrection
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7.84
45 votes

#6 - Resurrection

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/21/2023

Having survived 45 hanging attempts, death row convict Yohei Bando has a certain physical advantage that he deploys against Sen Hatsumi.

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Melee
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7.78
46 votes

#7 - Melee

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/21/2023

With Ohma still in his hospital room, Hayami and his men attempt to complete their coup — but there might be a traitor foiling their plans.

The Devil
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7.76
83 votes

#8 - The Devil

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 10/31/2019

As Ohma faces Raian of the Kure clan, other Kure assassins are on the move outside the ring. The life of Yamashita's eldest son hangs in the balance.

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The Clown
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7.74
50 votes

#9 - The Clown

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/21/2023

The crowd goes wild when Jun Sekibayashi enters the arena as Marvelous Seki, his legendary pro-wrestler persona.

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An Old Friend
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7.72
50 votes

#10 - An Old Friend

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/21/2023

All Setsuna Kiryu wants to do is win this match — and the next two matches — so he can face the man he's been dreaming of: Ohma himself.

Deathmatch
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7.67
85 votes

#11 - Deathmatch

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 10/31/2019

Seishu Akoya lives by his own code of sadistic justice. On the brink of death, Cosmo Imai has a revelation that puts him back in the fight.

The Abyss
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7.65
82 votes

#12 - The Abyss

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 10/31/2019

The second round begins. At a huge size disadvantage, Cosmo Imai discards his signature grappling moves when facing the monolithic Seishu Akoya.

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Suicide Attack
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7.63
49 votes

#13 - Suicide Attack

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/21/2023

Saw Paing is known for his match-ending head-butts, but his lightning-fast opponent Rei Mikazuchi might not let him get close enough to use it.

Hell
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7.63
48 votes

#14 - Hell

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/21/2023

The bout between Setsuna and Gensai Kuroki comes to an end. Ohma remains hospitalized, leaving the Nogi Group with Sen Hatsumi as their only fighter.

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Rebel Flag
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7.60
50 votes

#15 - Rebel Flag

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/21/2023

Hayami gives everyone a choice; either join him, or die. When Ohma was a kid in the slums, Niko Tokita trained him the ways of the Niko fighting style.

The Rakshasa
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7.60
84 votes

#16 - The Rakshasa

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/31/2019

Destinyland's Masami Nezu takes on Rei Mikazuchi, the scion of an assassin sect. Ren Nikaido's uncanny move against Setsuna Kiryu backfires.

Tough Guy
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7.59
116 votes

#17 - Tough Guy

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/31/2019

Ohma Tokita is battle tested and faces a bigger threat in his next fight in the kengan matches, in the form of a highly skilled pro wrestler.

Brawl
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7.59
108 votes

#18 - Brawl

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/31/2019

After the immediate Qualification of 28 Fighters, The remaining 100+ Fighters including Tokito Ohma are locked in a room to fight it out for the remaining 5 spots.

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Sister
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7.53
103 votes

#19 - Sister

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/31/2019

The Malicious Assassin Raian Kure from the Infamous Kure Clan Battles against "Baritsu" practitioner Mokichi Robinson, who is being watched by his worrying sister Elena.

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The Fisherman
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7.53
87 votes

#20 - The Fisherman

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/31/2019

Ajiro Fisheries' Yoshinari Karo faces Saw Paing Yoroizuka. The fix is in: the match is rigged. But Karo and his harpoon aren't following the script.

The Devil Lance
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7.48
85 votes

#21 - The Devil Lance

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/31/2019

Lihito's hot-headed and arrogant, but Motor Head Motors' Gensai Kuroki isn't fazed by his taunts. It's youth versus age and the Kaiwan style.

Oddities
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7.46
83 votes

#22 - Oddities

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/31/2019

Sen Hatsumi faces Takayuki Chiba, mimicker of other fighters' moves. Hajime Hanafusa enters the ring with orders to kill death row inmate Yohei Bando.

Ashura
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7.44
98 votes

#23 - Ashura

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/31/2019

Ohma Tokita makes his debut in his first round of the Kengan Annihilation tournament against an agile and unorthodox opponent. Setting the stage for what dangerous opponents Ohma Tokita may face if he advances.

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Convictions
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7.43
91 votes

#24 - Convictions

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/31/2019

Kiohzan Takeru looks like he’s using MMA moves against “Hell’s Angel” Jun Sekibayashi, but his all-out style is how sumo was originally fought.

Volition
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7.43
87 votes

#25 - Volition

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 10/31/2019

Thai boxer Kaolan Wongsawat fights for his country and sworn liege. Suekichi Kaneda's clearly outmatched, but he's got a cunning and unshakable will.