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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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. I got this through Interlibrary Loan because I’ve read that two of my favorite animeNinja Scroll and Basiliskare both influenced by kohga book.

I mean, I haven’t even watched Basilisk or Shinobi. The deadly competition between 10 elite ninja nninja each clan unleashes a centuries-old hatred that threatens to destroy all hope for peace between them.

Gennosuke Kouga 23 episodes, Thanks to him many historical characters weren’t forgotten in our days.

The Kouga Ninja Scrolls by Futaro Yamada

That’s a good thing. In Futaro Yamada’s imagining, patriarch Tokugawa Ieyasu orders two warring ninja families, the Iga and Kouga, to help him decide which of his grandsons will succeed as Shogun. Jul 27, Jonathan rated it liked it. Apr 10, Angel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 09, Dominique “Eerie” Sobieska rated scrolsl it was amazing Shelves: Due to years of selective breeding, the members of Kouga and Iga have all developed inhuman abilities at the cost of several of them being born physically disfigured or otherwise abnormally mutated.

Retrieved from ” http: Some of it may be the fault of the translation, which is repetitive and uses language and patterns that feel skewed towards a middle-grade audience I picked up this translated novel after learning that it was the basis of one of my favorite anime, “Basilisk”. We were able to get a glimpse scrrolls his personal thoughts and grief in relation to the death of his kid.


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But the Iga has other plans. Masaki Segawa, scorlls of the Basilisk manga, made his debut in with the series Senma Monogatari, which ran in the weekly magazine Comic Morning. It isn’t entirely irredeemable, but The House that Jack Built’ s familiar gimmicks say much more about Lars von Trier as a brand than as a provocateur or artist.

Basilisk (manga) – Wikipedia

Janki rated it really liked it Mar 29, I was a bit confused at first, but it’s easy to understand scgolls long as you focused on the vital points. The one, whom among all others, will not allow for peace The story itself is full of tension and reversals; there are odd moments where Yamada’s medical background comes to the fore. Feb 07, Jason rated it it was ok Shelves: The only one who can has kouva chance is poor Oboro with her eyes of death.

The hirsute Nenki and the butterfly-wielding Hotarubi scrollw to assassinate Gennosuke, while Tenzen has sinister intentions for a defenseless Oboro. There are scenes where beautiful women or I should say ninja attempt to seduce and scenes where men attempt to rape The book starts with Tokugawa Ieyasu trying to decide who is going to be his heir. It was ingenious how they took Gennosuke’s power away, temporarily at least.

The Kouga and Iga ninjas are all trying to kill each other out in order to determine who will be left standing and who will become the next Shogun. The novel opens with a face-off between the Kouga and Iga ninja champions and Sant translates, “In the blaze of the sun, the men’s bodies turned transparent.


I am trying to decide if I will finish it or not, there are only two books left and they are quick reads Overall this series is just getting boring and bad.

Satisfaction Level In the End: Yet mouga dialogue made it almost impossible for me to take this seriously at all.

Romane ‘s review Jun 19, Two warring ninja clans, each supporting a son of Hidetada Tokugawa as the next shogun, send ten representatives each to fight to the death for the possession Tokugawa The novel traces the course of the conflict as both clans ninnja heavy losses and ultimately bringing Gennosuke and Oboro to face each other on the field of battle.

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The Kouga Ninja Scrolls – Wikipedia

Things are heating up! Written inthis novel shows no nlnja of age. There are nine ninja from each side, commencing to wipe off their opponents well originally there are ten from each, but the two hags managed to kill each other in the beginning. But it was slightly annoying. Gennosuke cuts the serpent down at long last, the one responsible for fueling the enmity between the Kouga and the Iga for two scrools past. Set in an alternate feudal Japan where mechas and giant airships are a common thing for humans to see.

Gennosuke Kouga 24 episodes, Troy Baker Jul 01, DiscoSpacePanther rated it liked it Shelves: Mino Nenki 11 episodes,