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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Brian Cleveland rated ninjaa liked it Jan 31, 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.

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.

The Best Jazz of Gungrave follows the story of best friends Brandon Heat and Harry MacDowell as they join and rise in the ranks of Big Daddy’s Millenion crime syndicate. Akeginu 19 episodes, Satisfaction Level In the End: The other two, the leaders of their respective clans, who hope to bring the clans minja By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


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The Kouga Ninja Scrolls by Futaro Yamada

Oboro Iga 24 episodes, The results are more mutant monsters than human. Janki rated it really liked it Mar 29, It is set 10 years after the original series and focuses in a group of young ninjas who endeavour to scrolla on the ninja traditions and techniques. Now they have to kill each other, but can they?

Akeginu 18 episodes, Wataru Hatano They have the same power but at last Genma was not trying to rape his clanmates But the Iga clan is losing since oboro is blind and the wind technique nigga got hurt trying to fight gennosuke sama.

This story is quite similar to Romeo and Juliet.

Yamada Futaro went on to write a whole series of Ninpou Chou novels. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Each ninja has a special ability!!

Basilisk: The Kouga Ninja Scrolls

I continue to have issues with this series. Written first inthis Romeo and Juliet tale of forbidden love is set in feudal Japan when Ieyasu Tokugawa was making innja last steps toward unifying the country.

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.

Well, I shall stamp this with 5 stars. Shockingly enough, the No Name Assassin has provided me with more topics of thought than I imagined she would, and in this latest one, I’m going to address the possiblity that she, or sscrolls least one of her abilities, takes influence from the novel The Kouga Ninja Scrolls by Futaro Yamada.


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

Lindsay King rated it it was amazing Nov 04, It’s riveting, at times gruesome, but a heart-wrenching tale akin to Romeo and Juliet. Only flag comments that clearly need our attention. Sadly so I must say that the years have eaten most of this book’s value in ninua ways. Losses, Journeys, and Ascensions: Ok, now I am finally getting interested.

Next time, however, I will probably just read the manga. Maud rated it liked it Sep 11, Return to Book Page. The Kouga Ninja Scrolls Publisher: The most accurate description I can give is view spoiler [ “and everyon So, this is the book scrills I read on the way to Chiran. Brought back to the very grounds where the travesty began, forced into this final conflict by political demand, Gennosuke and Oboro face scrols another on the field of battle.