Ishura

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 異修羅
English: Ishura
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 3, 2024 to Mar 20, 2024
Premiered: Winter 2024
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Passione
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Themes: GoreGore, IsekaiIsekai
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.631 (scored by 2599325,993 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #60672
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2361
Members: 84,007
Favorites: 322

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Synopsis

After the demise of the demon king, the resulting power vacuum has broken the balance of the world. Eager to claim this power for themselves, self-proclaimed demon kings from various worlds assemble in the New Principality of Lithia to fight for it. Among them, master swordsman Soujirou Yagyuu seeks to take this coveted position for himself. Joined by Tooi Kagizume no Yuno, a young girl he saved from an army of golems that destroyed her city, Soujirou enters Lithia to battle his way to the title.

At the same time, the leaders of the Aureatia Kingdom seek to destabilize Lithia by launching bandits after the convoys of merchandise transiting through the principality. Enraged, Imashime of Taren, the founder of Lithia and defector from Aureatia, sends vicious thief Kasasagi no Dakai to investigate the origin of these attacks. With war on the brink of eruption, no one can predict what influence the contenders for the demon king's throne will have on the coming conflict.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Tanaka, Shou
Producer
Satou, Taira
Producer


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Opening Theme

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"Shura ni Otoshite (修羅に堕として)" by sajou no hana (eps 2-11)
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Ending Theme

1: "Shura ni Otoshite (修羅に堕として)" by sajou no hana (eps 1)
2: "Hakka (白花)" by Konomi Suzuki (鈴木このみ) (eps 2-12)




Reviews

Mar 20, 2024
Ishura is probably the most unique action anime I’ve ever seen. A slow but rewarding burn that has one of the coolest premises you’ll find and an immense amount of worldbuilding. This was one of the best shows of Winter 2024 and it’s a shame it flew under the radar.

While not an expert in the field of battle royale anime, I’ve seen a few and Ishura stands head and shoulders above the rest. What makes it so good to me is the wide range of characters with unique abilities who are all very OP and have unique fighting styles. Additionally, there’s the perfect amount of ...
Mar 20, 2024
Mixed Feelings
Ishura - A pseudo-Juuni Taisen, or a much closer reference, Record of Ragnarok?

At first glance, novelist Keiso's Ishura sounds exactly like what many of you would be similarly comparing this to: mangakas Shinya Umemura and Takummi Fukui's Shuumatsu no Walküre a.k.a Record of Ragnarok, and you would be right in the broad sense: fighters from all walks of life gathering together for a fated battle that would redeem the last man standing as the triumphant winner regarded as a Hero. But, where the action-fantasy elements are what make both Record of Ragnarok and Ishura regarded similarly, Ishura has a finite twist to the series that ...
Mar 20, 2024
The series gets off to a great start that really showcases the power and skill of a champion against a giant golem and placing them in the context of a world that is composed of fragile beings. Given the promise of a tournament featuring a set of characters like this one, it certainly set itself up for success.

…but it’s mostly downhill from there. There are some really good fights later into the series run as various otherworldly characters come into conflict with other powerful beings (many of whom would be participants in a future tournament that would necessarily pit them against one another anyway), where ...

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