Ranked #2302


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Synonyms: Ashura
Japanese: アシュラ


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 29, 2012
Producers: Toei Animation
Genres: Drama, Historical
Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
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Score: 7.261 (scored by 5372 users)
Ranked: #23022
Popularity: #2121
Members: 11,219
Favorites: 30
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First of, if you're looking for an anime with a similar story, then skip this recommendation.

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Corpse Party : Tortured Souls makes me think to Asura before the end of the first episode and this, in several ways :

First ; the bloody ambiance. It's hard to say much than that without spoiling. Both are clearly gore with an intense amount of violence.

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