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Kengan Ashura Part 2 release date confirmed for fall 2019: Kengan Ashura Season 3 (Part 3) likely scheduled for early 2020?

Various characters from Kengan Ashura Part 2
Kengan Ashura Season 2 will continue the tournament, but is this the ending of the anime? Pic credit: Netflix/Larx Entertainment

Netflix’s Kengan Ashura Part 2 release date has been confirmed to be coming in the fall 2019 anime season. According to the official Kengan website, Kengan Ashura Season 2 will be released on October 31, 2019.

Not too surprisingly, Kengan Ashura Part 2 will consist of Kengan Ashura Episode 13 through 24. The next episode was previewed at the ending of the first part so the quick turnaround was expected.

After all, Netflix has a history of renewing its anime exclusives fairly quickly in comparison to the standards anime fans are used to from the Japanese animation industry. Ultraman Season 2Grappler Baki Season 2, and Aggretsuko Season 3 were all confirmed to be in production shortly after their respective previous seasons were announced.

The real question is whether there will be a Kengan Ashura Part 3 (or Kengan Ashura Season 3). The story for the anime is based on the Kengan Ashura manga series by writer Yabako Sandrovich and illustrator Daromeon. The manga (or Japanese comic book series) was finished in August 2018 and the direct Kengan Ashura sequel, Kengan Omega, started serializing in early 2019.

The manga consists of 236 chapters contained in 27 volumes. The first anime part adapted up through Chapter 73, stopping right before the Primal Sumo versus Pro Wrestler match in the Kengan Annihilation tournament.

Unless Kengan Ashura Part 2 dramatically increases the story pacing by skipping or skimming through the source material, the second season is likely to end somewhere in the middle of the Round 2 matches. To do otherwise would risk upsetting fans of the manga series and could create a bad reputation for Netflix with anime fans.

Kengan Ashura Part 3, or episodes 25 through 36, will then adapt the remaining chapters. Hopefully, the Kengan Ashura Season 3 release date will be coming up soon in early 2020. Larx Entertainment has not announced any other projects that would fill their schedule and their last project, Soul Worker: Your Destiny Awaits, was released in 2016.

The Kengan Omega manga just got started so animation studio Larx Entertainment is highly unlikely to create a Kengan Omega anime any time soon. However, Kengan Omega is already up to Chapter 31 and two volumes have been released.

New chapters are released weekly by MangaONE and UraSunday. Therefore, assuming the anime is popular enough, there could be enough chapters for creating a Kengan Omega anime by the middle of 2020.

For more details, a manga comparison, and a full Kengan Ashura Part 2 summary that includes spoilers please see our full article about the Kengan Ashura Season 2 release date. Stay tuned!

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