The manga and anime series “Record of Ragnarok” has been captivating audiences since 2017 with its heart-pounding battles and unexpected twists. In a world where the fate of humanity hangs in the balance, mortals are pitted against formidable gods in epic combat. With nine rounds completed out of a potential thirteen, the series has delivered astonishing fights that keep fans on the edge of their seats.
The unforgettable battles
The inaugural round witnessed the thunderous clash between the Norse god of thunder, Thor, and the legendary Chinese warrior, Lü Bu. This epic showdown set the stage for the high-stakes battles to follow.
In the second round, the king of the Greek gods, Zeus, faced off against the first man, Adam. This matchup showcased the raw power of divinity against the potential of humanity.
The third round introduced Poseidon, the god of the seas, against the skilled Japanese swordsman, Kojiro Sasaki. The battle of water and steel left spectators in awe.
Round four brought Heracles, the mighty Greek hero, into combat with the enigmatic and infamous serial killer, Jack the Ripper. This unexpected pairing added a dark and mysterious twist to the tournament.
Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction, clashed with the sumo wrestler Raiden Tameemon in round five. This battle showcased the collision of two vastly different but equally formidable forces.
Round six took a surprising turn when Buddha, originally aligned with the gods, joined the Einherjar side. He faced off against Zerofuku/Hajun, a deity with a complex nature. This round delved into spiritual and philosophical themes.
The seventh round featured Hades, ruler of the underworld, challenging Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China. This battle explored themes of life and death, power, and immortality.
The eighth round presented an intriguing matchup between Beelzebub, a demon lord, and the brilliant inventor Nikola Tesla. Science and the supernatural collided in this unique battle.
Most recently, round nine witnessed Apollo, the Greek god of the sun, taking on the legendary Spartan warrior, Leonidas. The clash between divine archery and indomitable human spirit added another thrilling chapter to the series.
The future of Record of Ragnarok
With humanity securing a few victories, the tournament remains fiercely competitive, as both sides strive to claim seven victories for ultimate triumph. Rounds 10 through 13 are yet to unfold, and fans can anticipate more electrifying battles. Here’s a glimpse of what’s to come:
The upcoming round will feature Susano’o no Mikoto, the Shinto god of storms and seas, facing off against the formidable samurai Soji Okita. This battle promises to be a clash of titanic proportions.
Beyond round 10, the series has teased several powerful combatants yet to make their appearance: For the Gods: Anubis, Loki, and Odin. For the Humans: Grigori Rasputin, Michel Nostradamus, Sakata Kintoki, and Simo Häyhä.
The shifting alliances and character developments in Record of Ragnarok keep readers and viewers engaged. Surprising backstories often make the gods more sympathetic, adding depth to the narrative. Speculation runs wild as fans eagerly anticipate the matchups of legendary figures like Simo Häyhä, known for his unparalleled marksmanship, and the trickster god Loki, promising a battle of wits.
As the series unfolds, one thing is certain: Record of Ragnarok continues to deliver heart-pounding action, thought-provoking themes, and unexpected twists that keep fans eagerly awaiting each new chapter. With humanity’s survival at stake, the stage is set for battles that will determine the fate of the world.