Garo Ashura is a special episode aired right after Makai Tales and continues the 10th anniversary celebration of the Garo franchise.
This episode serves as a special collaboration, between the Garo Project and New Japan Pro Wrestling. The special featured NJPW wrestlers and former IWGP Heavyweight Champions, Hiroshi Tanahasi and Togi Makabe, portraying original characters; Gōki and Zarugin respectively.
Garo Ashura – The Movie 2016
Mika Hijii reprises her role as Kaoru Saejima and a younger version of Raiga Saejima is portrayed by Keito Sugizono.
Set after Lament of the Dark Dragon and before Flower of Makai, the Saejima estate has been rebuilt, Kouga and Kaoru have been married for several years, and the two have a son, Raiga Saejima. A legendary tale is told about the origins of Garo’s special ability, The Golden Knight and the Black Flame.