Anime Expo to Have World Premiere of Kengan Ashura Anime

Yabako Sandrovich’s Kengan Ashura manga has received a television anime adaptation and you can catch the world premiere at this year’s Anime Expo! The first episode of the anime will be screened on July 7. Director Seiji Kishi, producer Yuji Higa, story editor Makoto Uezu, and composer Yashuharu Takanashi will be attending the premiere of the anime and will even be hosting autograph sessions for fans.

The anime is scheduled to being normal broadcasting at some point in 2019. describes Kengan Ashura as follows:

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.

Anime Expo also released an announcement teaser video for the world premiere which you can view below:


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