Netflix Original Anime Series Kengan Ashura OP & ED Theme Artists Revealed

05.July.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

Netflix will begin streaming an original anime adaptation of manga series Kengan Ashura on July 31, 2019.

Kengan Ashura is a manga series written by Yabako Sandrovich and illustrated by Daromeon. It stands as the most popular series on the Japanese manga website Ura Sunday and Japanese manga app Comic One. It also placed No. 1 in an online poll in Japan for male readers where it boasted a readership of 413 million. Its huge success has caused it to be picked up by Netflix for an anime adaptation.


The artists chosen to perform the series’ opening and ending themes have finally been unveiled.

Performing the opening theme KING & ASHELY is Japanese rock band MY FIRST STORY who completed their first headline show at Yokohama Arena with two concerts in 2018.

The ending theme Born This Way (feat. YZERR & Vingo & Barkwill be performed by Kawasaki-based eight-member hip hop group BAD HOP who maintain a huge movement in the Japanese music scene.


Both songs were released digitally worldwide on Spotify, the iTunes Store and Apple Music July 4. Be sure to check them out in the run up to the anime’s premiere.