Kengan Ashura Soundtrack: Kengan Ashura is a Japanese manga series written by Yabako Sandrovich and illustrated by Damian. It was serialized on the Shogakukan website from April 2012 to August 2018, with its chapters compiled into twenty-seven volumes. A sequel titled Kengan Omega debuted in January 2019.
The manga was adapted into an original net animation (ONA) series, with the first 12-episode part premiering in July 2019 and the second 12-episode part premiering in October of the same year. The second season premiered in September 2023, and the second part is scheduled to premiere in 2024.
The story of Kengan Ashura is set in a world where gladiator arenas exist, and wealthy business owners and merchants hire gladiators to fight in unarmed combat, known as Kengan matches. The protagonist, Yamashita Kazuo, an average Japanese salaryman from the Nogi group, witnesses a street fight between two mysterious fighters.
One of them, Tokita “Oma”, is discovered by Nogi Hideki, CEO of the Nogi Group, after defeating his previous fighter. Kazuo becomes Aum’s manager as he participates in Kengan matches and later the Kengan Annihilation Tournament.
Kengan Ashura Season 2 Soundtrack
The first part of the second season debuted on Netflix on Thursday, taking viewers through the exciting world of the Kengan Annihilation Tournament. The anime, based on Yabako Sandrovich’s manga, also had an early screening at Tokyo’s TOHO Cinemas Roppongi Hills on September 10, generating excitement among its dedicated fan base.
The sequel promises to deliver the long-awaited finale of the Kengan Annihilation Tournament, bringing the original story to an exciting conclusion. Fans can also look forward to a new opening theme song titled “RED” performed by metal band SiM.
Kengan Ashura Soundtrack (Theme)
The theme song “King & Ashley” is the opening song of the anime series Kengan Ashura. It is performed by the Japanese rock band MY FIRST STORY. The song was released on July 4, 2019, and is featured in the first season of Kengan Ashura.
Kengan Ashura Soundtrack (Composer)
Yasuharu Takanashi is a prolific Japanese composer and arranger best known for his work in anime and video game series. He is the coordinator of the music production team Team-Max and the leader of the rock and roll group 刃-Yaiba.
Takanashi has composed music for various popular anime series, including Naruto Shippuden, Fairy Tail, Log Horizon, Shiki, Hell Girl, and Record of Ragnarok. They are known for their ability to blend rock, hard rock, heavy metal, and orchestral elements to create powerful and captivating soundtracks.
Kengan Ashura Soundtrack (Ending Song)
The ending theme song of the anime series Kengan Ashura is titled “Born This Way”. It is performed by the Japanese rock band BAD HOP. The song was released on July 4, 2019, and is featured in the first season of Kengan Ashura.
Kengan Ashura Soundtrack
Kengan Ashura Season 1 Original Soundtrack was released on July 4, 2019, and contains a total of 59 songs composed by Yasuharu Takanashi. The soundtrack includes the opening theme song “King & Ashley” from My First Story and the ending theme song “Born This Way” from Bad Hop.