The New Legends of Monkey

10 Best Episodes of The New Legends of Monkey - Season 1

Follow a teenage girl and a trio of fallen gods on a perilous journey as they attempt to bring an end to a demonic reign of chaos and restore balance to their world. Inspired by the 16th Century Chinese fable β€œJourney to the West.”

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 06, 2023.

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The New Legends of Monkey - S1E1

#10 - Hope Must Never Die (Season 1 - Episode 1)

A girl uncovers a statue of the legendary Monkey King, but in order to release this ancient God from his stone prison she must first find his golden crown, a crown that has fallen into the hands of Demons.

The episode was rated 7.06 from 414 votes.

The New Legends of Monkey - S1E5

#9 - The Breaking Ground (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Monkey, Pigsy and Sandy are glamoured by a mystical shamanic Demon and taken to a strange prison called the Breaking Ground.

The episode was rated 7.21 from 224 votes.

The New Legends of Monkey - S1E4

#8 - The Monkey King Returns (Season 1 - Episode 4)

As the heroes set off to the Western Mountains they are intercepted by a gang of rebel bandits, who worship the legend of the Monkey King. When the leader discovers Tripitaka can control the crown he plans to capture Monkey.

The episode was rated 7.27 from 238 votes.

The New Legends of Monkey - S1E9

#7 - In Search Of Tripitaka (Season 1 - Episode 9)


As Monkey and Pigsy hide in plain sight within the walls of Davari's palace, Tripitaka realises why Davari is so determined to translate the Sacred Scrolls. Can she stop him completing the translation before it's too late?

The episode was rated 7.31 from 185 votes.

The New Legends of Monkey - S1E2

#6 - The Edge Of Nowhere (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Having released the Monkey King, Tripitaka is shocked to find him indifferent to the Scholar's mission. Struggling to keep him on side, and still being pursued by Demons, she finds help in the unlikeliest of places.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 321 votes.

The New Legends of Monkey - S1E8

#5 - A Part Of You That's Missing (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Tripitaka leaves the quest to go in search of her mother, but Sandy won't let her travel alone, and the two journey to the North Water.

The episode was rated 7.37 from 191 votes.

The New Legends of Monkey - S1E10

#4 - A Hero To Save Us All (Season 1 - Episode 10)

While Monkey and Pigsy smuggle themselves into Davari's banquet, Tripitaka must work out the means of controlling the secret army of the Font Demons before Davari can reveal the extent of his new powers.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 196 votes.

The New Legends of Monkey - S1E7

#3 - Until I Met You (Season 1 - Episode 7)


As Tripitaka, Monkey, Pigsy and Sandy flee from the Shaman and his Demonic henchman, they seek shelter in a sprawling forest.

The episode was rated 7.43 from 197 votes.

The New Legends of Monkey - S1E6

#2 - A Crown Does Not Make You (Season 1 - Episode 6)

As Monkey travels further into his past Tripitaka must act quickly before he is lost forever. Using the sutra, she is able to find a way to go after Monkey, and in doing so unravels the mystery of his imprisonment.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 204 votes.

The New Legends of Monkey - S1E3

#1 - The Journey Begins (Season 1 - Episode 3)


When Monkey and Sandy find themselves prisoners to Princess Locke, an escaped Tripitaka must convince Pigsy to abandon his mistress and help her rescue the two Gods.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 260 votes.

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