Basilisk: Kôga ninpô chô (2005– )

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 Oboro Iga (24 episodes, 2005)
Nana Mizuki ...
 Oboro Iga (24 episodes, 2005)
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 Gennosuke Kouga (24 episodes, 2005)
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 Gennosuke Kouga (23 episodes, 2005)
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Shô Hayami ...
 Yakushiji Tenzen (21 episodes, 2005)
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 Yakushiji Tenzen (20 episodes, 2005)
Jennifer Seman ...
 Akeginu (19 episodes, 2005)
Misa Watanabe ...
 Akeginu (18 episodes, 2005)
Wataru Hatano ...
 Chikuma Koshiro / ... (18 episodes, 2005)
John Burgmeier ...
 Chikuma Koshiro (16 episodes, 2005)
Risa Hayamizu ...
 Kagero (16 episodes, 2005)
Yoji Ueda ...
 Kisaragi Saemon (15 episodes, 2005)
Miyuki Sawashiro ...
 Hotarubi / ... (14 episodes, 2005)
Stephanie Young ...
 Kagero (14 episodes, 2005)
Jason Liebrecht ...
 Kisaragi Saemon (14 episodes, 2005)
Paul Slavens ...
 Amayo Jingoro (13 episodes, 2005)
Ken Uo ...
 Amayo Jingoro (13 episodes, 2005)
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 Hotarubi / ... (13 episodes, 2005)
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 Kasumi Gyobu (12 episodes, 2005)
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 Mino Nenki (11 episodes, 2005)
Kenji Utsumi ...
 Mino Nenki (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Muroga Hyoma (11 episodes, 2005)
Katsuhiro Kitagawa ...
 Kasumi Gyobu (11 episodes, 2005)
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Greek (ehm... Japanese) tragedy at his best.
31 May 2013 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

Some desire love. Some desire peace and freedom. Some others want to protect their beloved ones. Some desire to temporarily achieve honor to enable further accomplishments or to justify their existence. Some finally simply want power to rule other's destiny in sight of their own perspective. And human history is just a huge conflict involving these major needs. I'm not going to list what's good and what could be better in this anime: it's 10y old and technology and tastes are different. It deals with great topics and it does it in a great way: animation, graphic, SFX and character design is top notch. I'm in my 30s and I cried a lot: ancient Greek tragedy sounds just like this and you can't avoid to feel what is deep in our souls when watching this. Watch it alone: your children won't like it apart from the battles. But let your grown children watch it if they don't want to read Euripide instead. I looked at all the serialised animes around in the last 20 years and found no one more deserving: this is great. Maybe just 3-4 other animes are of this level for our western perception. Buy it. Support it. Let this anime survive over the "consume to get something new" policy of these days. This will make you cry and dream and will motivate you to believe in human kind. In 5-20 years something better will be there but as per now anime poetry can be found nowhere else.


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