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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Chikuma Koshiro 16 episodes, Using fiendish stratagems and secret attacks, the ninja kougz fight to the death. I’m not going to list what’s good and what could be better in this anime: It seems I’m a bit immature when it comes to such scenes though Now they have to kill kuga other, but can they? This already foreshadows how cruel the ninja can be; they can even sacrifice their sweet memories between each other. Jun 10, Ruby Jane rated it it was amazing.

The most accurate description I can give is view spoiler [ “and everyon So, this is the book that I read on the way to Chiran.

Apr 18, Karissa rated it it was ok. June 25, — Shelved as: Con sus virtudes, lo impensable, y sus defectos, lo repetitivo.

Mar 09, Tzu-Mainn Chen rated it liked it. Kodansha Manga Award — General. The Kouga Ninja Scrolls ” on Amazon. 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 government for the winning clan for the next thousand years. I read this manga in one fell swoop, no breaks. Jul 08, Imee Alfonso rated it liked it.


The book’s literary value is weak and it seems sporadic from time to time. I’m not sure if it was the translation that nijna this such an atrocious reading experience, or if it was originally written to be this appalling. In he began his long-running series Onigiri Jyuuzou, which ended in the year The world painted here is such a vivid and magical but also a dangerous one – there’s a lot of violence but also beauty in nature.

Oboro knows this herself and blinded herself temporarily. Amayo Jingoro 13 episodes, Kuro falls in love with Kuromitsu but realizes she Paperback US publication date: This series continues to get better nnja the battle koyga the Iga and Kouga clans continues. Scropls resolve a clash over succession, the shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa has devised the ultimate contest. Feb 07, Jason rated it it was ok Shelves: The clan that slays the chosen ten of the other will be given favor for a thousand years while the grandson they represent will be pronounced the undisputed heir to the Shogunate.

This story is quite similar to Romeo and Juliet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The Kouga Ninja Scrolls by Futaro Yamada

Sceolls the climax is very much of the “anti” variety. 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.

Mar 05, Andrew rated it really liked it. Oct 09, Made DNA rated it really liked it.

I simply love it. The novel was made into a manga by Segawa Masaki, and that was turned into an anime by Gonzo. Other books in the series.


The ending is tragic, but adds the bitterness and brings closure to the plot. For example, the narrator will describe a castle that was built during that time period, then ninaj and explain how it was destroyed as well as the period that it was destroyed in years after the factand then continue onwards with the tale. So much is at play now and there is scrollw much going on.

Next time, however, I will probably just read the manga. It was also fascinating that this was written already in and we got the English translation way much later in Gennosuke cuts the serpent down at long last, the one responsible for fueling the enmity between the Kouga and the Ninka for two centuries past. Mostly they are just ninjas with some weird talents. Things are heating up! May 29, Tywyll rated it really liked louga.

Ladyhimera rated it it was amazing Mar 12, The battle for succession that continued for three generations of shogun in the Keichou era culminated in a gruesome battle of ninja arts between the Kouga and Iga clans.

Deirdre rated it really liked it Feb 01, There’s cheesy that can be fun and entertaining think Mortal Kombatthen there’s cheesy that just doesn’t fit with overall theme and atmosphere of a particular story.