Orient: Awajishima Gekitou-hen

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Synonyms: Orient Part 2
Japanese: オリエント 淡路島激闘編


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 12, 2022 to Sep 27, 2022
Premiered: Summer 2022
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 01:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: A.C.G.T.
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, SamuraiSamurai
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.051 (scored by 2049120,491 users)
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Ranked: #39782
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2979
Members: 55,614
Favorites: 259

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After Musashi rescues Michiru Saruwatari from a demon, his friend Kojirou Kanemaki discovers that his father was a member of the Uesugi clan. Determined to learn more about his own past, Kojirou—alongside his Kanemaki clansmen—decides to participate in Uesugi's punitive expedition against the demon lord of Awaji Island: Yamata no Orochi, an eight-headed dragon that threatens to engulf the entire region.

However, upon joining Uesugi's military alliance, Musashi faces the harsh reality of fighting against powerful demons. Humiliated by his lack of power and inability to work in groups, he has to learn how to cooperate with his newfound allies. Meanwhile, the Obsidian Eight—a group pursuing the Obsidian Goddess that dwells within Musashi's body—resumes its hunt for Musashi, and plans to thwart the ongoing island operation. As the situation grows chaotic, Musashi and his friends must foil the machinations of the various factions conspiring to seize the Obsidian Goddess.

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Orient: Awajishima Gekitou-hen was released on Blu-ray in three volumes from September 30, 2022 to November 25, 2022.

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"Break it down" by Souta Hanamura (Da-iCE) and Lil' Fang (FAKY)

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Sep 27, 2022
I just realised with the end of this anime that it has one piece potencial.
The anime itself needs to polish up some things but overall it's not bad, it's enjoyable:
- The animation is not top tier but it's not bad either. (better than one piece in the first episodes tbh).
- Althought the plot was rushed it is not boring, you can imagine how far it can go and there's so much potencial.
- I love the power system, in the last episodes you get to learn that there's more to just having red yellow or blue kitetsu, watching the trio grow their powers and learning to ...
Nov 2, 2022
Mixed Feelings

I don’t have a lot to say about the second coeur of “Orient” which I haven’t already said in my review of the first part. I think breaking apart Musashi from Tsugumi and Kojirou wasn’t the smartest move as their group chemistry holds the show together. A lot of this second half is Musashi getting dunked on over and over again and it gets fatiguing to watch fast.

I’m not a huge fan of newly introduced characters. They’re all very stand off-ish and by the time they have character arcs it’s a bit too late to start liking them. The only exception is Michiru who ...
Oct 1, 2022
From the same mangaka of Magi, Orient not only got an anime adaptation but it manages to get a part 2 of the anime adaptation. So, surely it is better than the prequel. Well, it is both yes and no. Not only the story develops even more but it is also a lot more action packed compared to the last season. You can see the effort put into this anime but the problem is there is more action compared to the last season, which also means it requires better animation to properly display everything that is going through that moment. Unfortunately, most of the time ...

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