Mo Dao Zu Shi 2nd Season

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Synonyms: Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation 2, The Founder of Diabolism 2, Mo Dao Zu Shi: Xian Yun Pian, 魔道祖师 羡云篇
Japanese: 魔道祖师 第二季


Type: ONA
Episodes: 8
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 3, 2019 to Sep 21, 2019
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Novel
Genres: ActionAction, MysteryMystery, HistoricalHistorical, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.411 (scored by 1690216,902 users)
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Ranked: #1482
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Popularity: #2309
Members: 44,855
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Continuing his masquerade as the deranged lunatic from the Lanling Jin Clan, Wei Wuxian resides in the Cloud Recesses while his former cultivation classmate, Lan Wangji, searches for answers about the demonic severed arm they have in custody. With an overwhelming dark energy emanating from the arm, the two are forced to work together in order to keep it contained. However, the demonic arm is not the only dark force lurking in the region, and as spiritual tensions rise in the mountains of the Gusu Lan Clan, it is up to the two of them to try and restore the natural order.

The story of Wei Wuxian's fall from grace continues as more light is shed on his descent into the path of demonic cultivation. The demonic arm only further strains his mischievous spirit. This is the time for him to prove that he has truly broken free from the forbidden path and is not the maniacal sorcerer that everyone remembers him to be.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Wei, Wuxian

Zhang, Jie

Lan, Wangji

Bian, Jiang

Jiang, Wanyin

Guo, Haoran

Wen, Ning

Shao, Tong

Lan, Sizhui

Chenzhang, Taikang

Nie, Huaisang

Liu, Sanmu

Jiang, Yanli

Li, Shimeng

Lan, Xichen

Jin, Xian

Jin, Ling

Su, Shangqing

Jiang, Fengmian



Xiong, Ke
Director, Art Director
Liu, Xing
Liang, Sha
Zhu, Ke


Opening Theme

"Zui Meng Qian Chen (醉梦前尘)" by Terry Lin (林志炫)

Ending Theme

"Shao Nian Ru Gu (少年如故)" by R1SE

Sep 18, 2019
lt_wassile (All reviews)
Arguably one of the best Chinese studios out there, G.CMay Animation, decided to develop a season 2 for Mo Dao Zu shi -also known as Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation-. What they’ve managed to create is an emotional and stunning piece of animation, along the lines set out on the first season.
However, instead of taking the time to unfold the extensive backstory of the characters as they did in the onset of season 1, this time they took the plunge to the action-packed wonderful pace of the end of the 1st season from the very start, making it really enjoyable.

Without changing too much the recipe read more
Oct 1, 2019
souji5okita (All reviews)
I’m not very good at expressing my opinions in writing but I felt that I needed to try for this show. I absolutely adore the novel and the 1st season of the donghua (Chinese anime) and I have been obsessed with it since I found the show last October. While this 2nd season is still beautifully animated the characters are still wonderful, the story is sorely lacking and I feel really bad for “anime only” watchers. I don’t know how they followed along with the story as its messy. It’s just difficult to follow the story if you don’t have knowledge from the novel to read more
Jun 4, 2020
KurokiAyano (All reviews)
Mo Dao Zu Shi S1 did exceptionally well. Therefore, S2 was no exception. Like always, the animation is very good, the story is intriguing as always, and the characters never cease to amaze me, both in a good and bad way.

However, I ended up repeating the first season's mistake: I didn't understand the story again on the first watch again. It's not the donghua's fault as it is on mine, so that's an easy thing to overlook.

Other than that, and the shorter run time, I didn't have any problems with season 2. Overall, Mo Dao Zu Shi S2 is great, but S1 was just slightly read more
Sep 6, 2019
Blueberryparfait (All reviews)
Season 2 doesn't disappoint.This season is just as great as the first one.
I wouldn't give it a 10 but a 9 is definitely appropriate.

Although the main action happens in the present, where WWX and LWJ try to solve the riddle of who the Demonic Ghost Hand belongs to. Some open questions are answered, when snippets of the past are beautifully interwoven with the main narrative. As usual, the fight scenes are great and directed well, while significantly less compared to the first season. The voice acting isn't lacking in any aspect, either. Every character's emotions and nuances to them are conveyed beautifully and the read more

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