Netflix has announced that season 2 of the action anime series ‘Kengan Ashura’ will stream on the platform in 2023. The announcement came alongside a new poster for the season.
The series revolves around Ohma Tokita, a fighter in underground battles that the corporates use to settle disputes.
Netflix’s official synopsis reads:
“Kazuo Yamashita is an ordinary fifty-six year old man who one day is summoned by the chairman of his company and hired as a gladiator. He learns that these hired gladiators engage in battles called ‘Kengan Matches’ to protect the corporate rights of the businesses they represent.
“Kazuo Yamashita is assigned to battle a mysterious Kengan fighter named Ohma Tokita. Both men join the “Kengan Zetsumei Tournament” with the hope of winning the spot as chairman of the Kengan Organization.”
Kengan Ashura debuted on the platform in 2019, with the second part of the season airing in October that year. The exact release date for season 2 is yet to be decided.
As per data released in 2020, Kengan Ashura is one of the most popular Netflix original anime shows worldwide.