The BEST Episodes of Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 3, 2019

Network: NHK

A multi-layered series that looks back to the formative years of Ryu and Ken as they live a traditional warrior's life in secluded Japan. The boys are, unknowingly, the last practitioners of the ancient fighting style known as "Ansatsuken" (Assassin's Fist). The series follows them as they learn about the mysterious past of their master, Goken, and the tragic, dark legacy of the Ansatsuken style. Can their destiny be changed, or will history repeat itself?

End Game

#1 - End Game

Season 1 - Episode 12

With a near fatality, tensions are high as Gouken is forced to make the hardest decision of his life as an outside force draws closer. The Dojo will never be the same again...

star 8.38
39 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard
May The Best Man Win

#2 - May The Best Man Win

Season 1 - Episode 11

As Ryu and Ken' training approaches a climax, Gouken sets them a 'rite of passage' which will culminate in the greatest challenge of their lives.

star 8.21
34 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard
Round 1: Fight!

#3 - Round 1: Fight!

Season 1 - Episode 2

At Goutetsu's Dojo Gouken, Ryu and Ken pay homage at Goutetsu's grave. Ken and Ryu discover something secret in Gouken's past. Gouken recalls his own time spent training alongside his brother Gouki under their Master Goutetsu. Ryu and Ken fight!

star 8.18
50 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard
The Calm Before The Storm

#4 - The Calm Before The Storm

Season 1 - Episode 9

Goutetsu and Gouken consult the Ansatsuken scrolls and discuss Gouki's departure. They question the very real potential of Ansatsuken myths becoming reality. Goutetsu confronts a dark presence.

star 8.17
36 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard
Banished

#5 - Banished

Season 1 - Episode 5

Gouken and Gouki vie for Sayaka's attention. Gouki uses 'Satsui no Hado' in a sparring match almost killing his opponent. Goutetsu gives Gouki an Ultimatum after his abuse of Satsui no Hado. Gouki and Sayaka part.

star 8.08
38 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard
The Raging Demon

#6 - The Raging Demon

Season 1 - Episode 10

More is learnt of the fate of Goutetsu, Gouki and Sayaka. Ryu and Ken train, their techniques and Hadoken become more advanced.

star 8.08
38 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard
The Ultimate Sacrifice

#7 - The Ultimate Sacrifice

Season 1 - Episode 8

Gouki's fatalistic pursuit of Dark 'Hado' takes him to new dangerous levels. Goutetsu & Gouken seriously debate the risks vs benefit of 'Satsui no Hado'.

star 8.03
36 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard
A Rough Night

#8 - A Rough Night

Season 1 - Episode 4

Ryu is disturbed and sees a foreboding stranger in his nightmares. Ryu and Ken sneak out for adventure at the G.I. Bar. Ken's father makes a surprise visit. Ryu is unsettled by the old Dojo.

star 8.03
38 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard
Satsui No Hado

#9 - Satsui No Hado

Season 1 - Episode 3

In the past, Goutetsu instructs the young Gouken and Gouki. Gouki is drawn to the power of 'Satsui no Hado'. In the present, Ryu and Ken try to create their first Hadouken. Gouken is disturbed by Ken's approach and they argue. Ryu and Ken learn more about the history of Ansatsuken, their master Gouken and his dead brother Gouki.

star 8.02
47 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard
Beginnings

#10 - Beginnings

Season 1 - Episode 1

As Ryu and Ken near the end of their training they are impatient to master the power of 'Hadō'. Their Master, Gōken, worries about sharing this powerful technique. Gōken sets Ryu and Ken on a quest to find Gōtetsu's Dojo where he trained.

star 7.92
60 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard
Demons Within

#11 - Demons Within

Season 1 - Episode 6

Ryu and Ken continue to work on their Hadouken, but Ryu is troubled and refuses to fully manifest his. Something is learnt of Ryu's past. A mysterious stranger appears to Gouken.

star 7.76
42 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard
Path of the Shin Oni

#12 - Path of the Shin Oni

Season 1 - Episode 7

In the past, we see events from Gouki's perspective as he finds a new home. Gouken and Sayaka become estranged.

star 7.56
39 votes
Directors: Joey Ansah
Writers: Joey Ansah, Christian Howard