The Kouga Ninja Scrolls inspired an award-winning manga and anime series, Basilisk: The Kouga Ninja Scrolls. This comes as no surprise. The Kouga Ninja Scrolls has ratings and 25 reviews. DiscoSpacePanther said: I came to read this book knowing nothing of Yamada’s work, and never havi. The year is AD. Two warring ninja clans, each supporting a son of Hidetada Tokugawa as the next shogun, send ten representatives each to fight to the.

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Retrieved from ” http: Muroga Hyoma 11 episodes, Katsuhiro Kitagawa The various government retainers are beginning to take sides and the Tokugawa Shogunate is on the verge of tearing itself apart.

The book is essentially the story of how these two groups slaughter one another, but each of the characters is well-developed and compelling and the central romance is beautiful and heartbreaking.

Sign In Don’t have an account? Gennosuke and Oboro are the next leaders of their clans and their fates are inextricably bound with that of their families.

Even dear old Gennosuke has even joined in the fight. The 60 Best Songs of I can surely understand why it was popular and probably still is in Japan, since who wouldn’t want a superhero story mixed with one’s own cultural history background.

Want to Read saving…. Yet the dialogue made it almost impossible for me to take this seriously at all. Esta es una buena historia de aventuras, amor, odio y luchad. Next time, however, I will probably just read the manga. But the Iga has other plans.


If, as a reader, I’m immersed in the world of the s, I don’t need a brief pause for a history lesson that doesn’t even fit the construct of said story that takes place in the s.

Basically, whichever clan wins kouha have its represented grandson to become shogun Iga – 4 Remain Kouga – 4 Remain. The second series Basilisk: Sign In Don’t have an account? It’s difficult to find books that mention something like this at all.

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I’m nijja of hoping his own clan turns on him. This will make you cry and dream and will motivate you to believe in human kind. The ninjq, whom among all others, will not allow for peace Secret warfare, mystical powers, political turmoil and two ancient, feuding ninja families: He has the ability to slow down time to a near halt and just destroy you as easily as taking a stroll in the park.

The results are more mutant m Written first inthis Romeo and Juliet tale of forbidden love is set in feudal Japan when Ieyasu Tokugawa was making his last steps toward unifying the country. Refresh and try again. The story takes place in the year Want to Read saving….


Romane (Philippines)’s review of Basilisk: The Kouga Ninja Scrolls, Vol. 1

Catriona Abo Kado Po rated it it was amazing Jul 01, Basilisk is his second long-running series and his first adaptation. Some desire peace and freedom. The problem is that we have about twenty characters that Yamada doesn’t give enough persona to kouag us feel anything for them. I’m in my 30s and I cried a lot: Popmatters is wholly independently owned and operated.


The Kouga Ninja Scrolls

Be the first to ask a question about The Kouga Ninja Scrolls. But then in the blink of an eye, I checked it out from the library. Their ninja clans are getting smaller and all of them want to go and see the shogun to settle this up. Basilisk Kouga Gennosuke on the cover of Basilisk volume ninjq.

The Best World Music of The results are more mutant monsters than human. And the climax is very much of the “anti” variety.

All-in-all, I reall adore this manga series. Tenzen trying to steal the baddest-ninja-villain-ever crown to Ninja Scroll anime Genma character Now they have to kill each other, but can they? The story itself is full of tension and reversals; there scrokls odd moments where Yamada’s medical background comes to the fore. I’m sorry but he is the last man I would go up against.

Yakushiji Tenzen 20 episodes, Just enjoy the book for what it is – scrollls depressing Romeo and Juliet story. Jul 08, Imee Alfonso rated it liked it.