Basilisk: Kôga ninpô chô (2005– )

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At the dawn of Japan's Azuchi-Momoyama period (the late 16th century) two rival ninja clans, the Iga Tsubagakure and Kouga Manjidani... See full synopsis »

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 Oboro Iga (24 episodes, 2005)
Nana Mizuki ...
 Oboro Iga (24 episodes, 2005)
Kosuke Toriumi ...
 Gennosuke Kouga (24 episodes, 2005)
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 Gennosuke Kouga (23 episodes, 2005)
Yasushi Miyabayashi ...
 Narrator / ... (23 episodes, 2005)
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 Narrator (22 episodes, 2005)
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)
Colleen Clinkenbeard ...
 Hotarubi / ... (13 episodes, 2005)
Christopher Sabat ...
 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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At the dawn of Japan's Azuchi-Momoyama period (the late 16th century) two rival ninja clans, the Iga Tsubagakure and Kouga Manjidani... See full synopsis »

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very good looking and written action filled anime. one of the best!!
31 August 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Basilisk is a very good looking, serious and very well animated action packed ninja version of 'Romeo and Juliet' set in ancient Japan. It tells a compact and solid story about two rivaling ninja clans and their ninja. The story is pretty fast paced which kept me interested at all times and makes you care about the great characters in it. The animations in the series are one of the best-looking animations i have seen so far. Overall Basilisk is a pretty realistic anime for a ninjanime and has a lot of cruel, bloody and violent scenes, and a pretty good build up to the righteous violence climax, which makes it that much better.

Definitely worth watching!!!

rate it 8,4


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