Based on the manga series written by Shinya Umemura and Takumi Fukui and illustrated by Ajichika, ‘Record of Ragnarok’ or ‘Shuumatsu no Walküre’ is an ONA (original net animation) action streamed life internationally on Netflix. In the anime, the gods of various pantheons meet at the Council of Valhalla to decide the fate of humanity every 1,000 years.
After that humans have existed on Earth for seven million years ago, the gods decide to kill them for their crime against the Ground, which grows Brunhilde, the first of 13 Valkyries, to appeal to the vanity of the gods and convince them to organise the tournament of the same name.
Thirteen gods compete with thirteen humans legendary, and the camps that have won the most wins the end will be declared the winners. If the humans win, they will be entitled to 1 000 years of peace and prosperity; and if they lose, it’s Armageddon for them. Brunhilde is well aware that its champions Einherjar or humans are not the weight in the face of the gods, whatever they may be.
So, she creates the link Völundr between the champions and the Valkyries, as she was. If you have looked at the Record of Ragnarok and that you liked it, here’s a list of recommendations that may fit your tastes. You can watch most of these anime that are similar to the ” Record of Ragnarok’ on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Crunchyroll or Funimation.
8. Tekken: Bloodline (2022-)
As part of the franchise multimedia ‘Tekken’ is in a constant state of expansion and is a free adaptation of the video game ‘Tekken 3’, ‘Tekken: Bloodline’ follows Jin Kazama, who, after the death of his mother at the hands of an entity called the Ogre, begin to train under the direction of his paternal grandfather, Heihachi Mishima. Jin spent the following four years of his life to coaching, becoming a fierce fighter of the aggressive style of Mishima. When Jin is demonstrating he’s ready, Mishima, is organising the third King of Iron Fist Tournament in the hope of making it out Ogre. At the centre of the narrative Record of Ragnarok and Tekken: Bloodline is a larger tournament that nature involves supernatural beings.
7. End of platinum (2021-)
while the plot of ‘Platinum End’ doesn’t necessarily around the gods fighting humans, it is humans fighting among themselves to determine who will be the next god. Ill-treated by her aunt and uncle, Mirai Kakehashi is preparing to put an end to his life but is saved by an angel named Net. After learning that his uncle and aunt are also responsible for the death of his parents, Mirai takes revenge with the power which Basket has provided before agreeing to join the tournament and compete against other candidates selected by the colleagues’ angels Basket.
6. Kengan Ashura (2019-)
Based on the manga series written by Yabako Sandrovich and illustrated by Daromeon, Kengan Ashura takes place in a world where the rich and powerful hold gladiator fights for entertainment. The story follows Ouma The Ashura Tokita, a street fighter who becomes the representative of the group Nogi for the association Kengan and his manager Kazuo Yamashita.
Very quickly, his remarkable abilities of Tokita became apparent, and he participates in the tournament of annihilation Kengan. Like Record of Ragnarok, Kengan Ashura is finally an anime tournament, but it is more focused on fighting than on fighting supernatural anime.
5. Dragon Ball Super (2015-2018)
‘Dragon Ball Super’ is based on a manga series which serves as the sequel to the manga ‘Dragon Ball’ by Akira Toriyama. Held four years after the defeat of Majin Buu, the story begins with Goku, living in peace with his friends and his family. But when Beerus, the God of destruction, arrives on Earth in search of a warrior he calls the Super God Saiyan and is threatening to destroy the planet, Goku has to wear the costume of a warrior.
Record of Ragnarok and Dragon Ball Super are all two powerful entities that confront each other, but the comparison does not stop there. The Tournament of power anime Dragon Ball Super is simply amazing, and any fan of Record of Ragnarok would likely be appreciated it.
4. Fate/stay night (2006)
An entry in the franchise, ‘Fate’, ‘Fate/stay night’ is on this list as a representative of all the anime of the franchise. As in, Record of Ragnarok’, there is a tournament, the war of the Holy Grail, where the competitors use the magic and the help of historical figures and have a chance to see their wishes granted by the Holy Grail.
Shirou Emiya is a young person who is at first reluctant to join the tournament, but following the appearance of Saber (also known under the name of Arturia Pendragon) who it is about to be killed, he officially became a fighter.
3. Baki (2018-2020)
The central conflict of ‘The Record of Ragnarok is to prevent humanity from its creators. In the series ‘Baki the Grappler’, written and illustrated by Keisuke Itagaki, the leading antagonist is the father of Baki, Yuujirou Hanma. In the anime of 2018 aired on Netflix, Baki Hanma, already a champion of grappling, learns that five people to death around the world have escaped from their prisons respective and are now en route to Tokyo, Japan.
2. The God of high school (2020)
Unlike the other entries in the list, The God of High School (2020) is a webtoon south-Korean based on a manhwa. The series takes place in a fictional universe divided into three kingdoms: the human kingdom, the kingdom of the wise, and the celestial kingdom. The plot revolves around a young martial artist of a 17-year-old native of Seoul, Mori Jin, who is selected to participate in a tournament of the same name.
If Mori wins the regional tournament, he will be able to participate in the national part of the tournament. And if he wins, he will be able to participate in the world tournament. In addition to the fact that the series The God of High School, and a Record of Ragnarok both have a tournament at the centre of their plot, respectively, several characters can borrow the powers of the gods in the first series. This ability seems to operate in a manner similar to the link Völundr.
1. King Shaman (2021-2022)
The main difference between the reboot of 2021 of ‘Shaman King’ by Studio Bridge and the animated series of 2001 is that the first is an adaptation of the whole of the 35 volumes of the new edition of the complete manga.
The story follows You Asakura, a young but powerful shaman who hopes to become the King Shaman of the same name and gain the ability to channel the power of the Great Spirit.
As in a Record of Ragnarok, and several other titles on this list, a tournament supernatural is at the centre of the story, and You must win the tournament to reach your goal. Along the way, he makes friends and discovers that his twin brother, long lost, may well be his greatest rival.
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