Mo Dao Zu Shi: Xian Yun Pian

The Founder of Diabolism Season 2

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Synonyms: Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation 2, The Founder of Diabolism 2, Mo Dao Zu Shi 2nd Season, The Founder of Diabolism: The Reborn
Japanese: 魔道祖师 羡云篇
English: The Founder of Diabolism Season 2
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Type: ONA
Episodes: 8
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 3, 2019 to Sep 21, 2019
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Web novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, MysteryMystery
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, MythologyMythology, ReincarnationReincarnation
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 8.461 (scored by 4984449,844 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1552
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Popularity: #2015
Members: 106,669
Favorites: 1,242

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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


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


Opening Theme

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"Shirube (導)" by CIVILIAN (Japan Broadcast)
"Zui Meng Qian Chen (醉梦前尘)" by Terry Lin (林志炫)

Ending Theme

"cold rain" by Aimer (Japan Broadcast)
"Shao Nian Ru Gu (少年如故)" by R1SE


Oct 1, 2021
unbelievably amazing animation and music. so well done so much thought went into the music and the way the characters are portrayed. specifically for wei yings flute and lan zhans guqin.. i watched a short on the creators talking about them specifically and they really blow you away with what they did to create just the perfect sound along with the fantastic animation. i will agree with another review thouhg, if you have not read the novel you may have some trouble following alone. as someone who had already read it, i LOVE this donghua. all the seasons are amazing
Mar 24, 2021
Chinese animation has come a long way these past few years and Mo Dao Zu Shi is a prime example of that.
As someone who is the exact opposite of 'well-versed' in Eastern Fantasy and Xianxia, this series took a little while for me to understand in order to 'get' this big picture of it all.
When I did, though, I was hooked.
Mo Dao Zu Shi boasts an excellent and large cast of characters with intricate personalities that interact with one another in a truly entertaining way. The comedic scenes are just as poignant as the dramatic, and the pacing is quite nice so that ...
Aug 24, 2021
Mixed Feelings
I can't fathom why this season is rated as high as it is, giving it a 5 feels overly generous already. I have never seen a show as rushed as this, to the point where literally nothing makes sense unless you've read the source material. Watching it feels like sticking eight bookmarks randomly into a book you haven't read and then ONLY reading the eight pages you landed on with zero context.

The story wildly jumps through time by huge increments, often without ANY indication that time has passed, nothing is ever explained, characters and things just show up and immediately are forgotten for the rest ...

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