Some time later the voice of the monk is heard talking about the beauty of life as a shaven headed Asura carves a wooden statue of Buddha. An anime with a sad-eyed waif as the hero must surely be something for the kiddies, no? Unlike a property like Naruto or One Piece’s relatively stable, often episodi Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video. George Akiyama manga Screenplay: The second is a young woman called Wakasa Megumi Hayashibara , who takes pity on Asura and secretly looks after him and makes a concerted effort to tame him. Fist of the North Star:

Newer Post Older Post Home. Shichiro and some village boys transport Wakasa body on a cart, unknowingly passing Asura who somehow survived the fall. Cover art of Ashura manga vol An orphan who wanders the land eating whatever he can find, including humans. Alone and afraid, Asura kills Jito and is then chased onto a rope bridge by the villagers. Shelf Life – Band of Brothers Jun 28, The Asura represent the human soul at its most depraved and egotistical, overwhelmed by an urge to fight and argue with others.

The boy attacks the monk, but the monk evades the attacks while praying. Compare Credits Compare this anime with others.

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He follows them as they attempt to pass through a village where they are stopped by a group of boys demanding payment. Eight years later, the boy has become a beast and wanders the countryside surviving in the wild with his axe.

Later, the dead boy’s father, Jito, chases Asura who falls off a cliff onto a pile of corpses. Most of the people that Asura encounters treat him with fear, disgust, or loathing but two kindly people try to help him and save him from his destructive tendencies.


Well no, if the waif carries a blood-stained axe and greedily devours human flesh like a starved wolf.

wakasq So let’s have a look at what ANN readers consider the best and worst of the season. Wakasa nurses him back to health, teaches him to speak, and works to turn him away from the path of barbarism.

Please note that ‘Not yet aired’ titles are excluded. Shortly after his departure, the village was flooded with minimal survival.

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In a fit of jealousy and rage, Asura attacks Shichiro with his axe. This desolate state serves as the backdrop to the beginning of the country’s greatest civil war. He runs down his prey on all fours and bites its jugular with wolfish fangs, making no distinction between animal and waakasa. He became infatuated with Wakasa due to her kindness. Edit Anime Information What would you like to edit?

Full Cast and Crew. The second is a young woman called Wakasa Megumi Hayashibarawho takes pity on Asura and secretly looks after him and makes a concerted effort to tame him. And now that I have done my duty by scaring away parents of young children, I have to also say it is a deeply religious film, as well as a work of high animated art.

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He is seen carrying Wakasa’s corpse to her burial place after she apparently died of starvation. When one of the boys was physically strained, Asura attacks the group but was repelled asuta Shichiro. Ranked Popularity Members 23, George Akiyama manga Screenplay: Once again, the boy was forced to wander again when Wakasa demands that he leave.


Megumi Hayashibara as Wakasa A woman who resides in Jito’s village. Atsushi Suzuki Tetsuro Kodama Color: Articles containing Japanese-language text. Jae Hoon Jung Lead. The story deals with themes such as starvation and how the environment we are at shapes us to what we become, or changes who we are. Discuss in the forum, contribute to the Encyclopedia, build your own MyAnime lists, and more. The story deals with the ego between a jailor cop and the prisoner who is subjected to death.

The action sequences that follow are as dynamically animated as anything out of Hollywood if made for a tiny fraction of the usual Hollywood animation budget.

If you’re not sure how to activate it, please refer to this site: News News chronological archives The story, however, is plotted like a Buddhist parable, with the monk, who makes a second appearance at a crucial moment, delivering the message that humans can triumph over the beast within.