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Basilisk ~Ōka Ninpō Chō~ (バジリスク〜桜花忍法帖〜 Bajirisuku Ōka Ninpō Chō~) is the anime based on Masaki Segawa and Tatsuya Shihira's manga Basilisk: The Ōka Ninja Scrolls. It is produced by Seven Arcs Pictures and debuted its first episode on January 9, 2018.

The story is set 10 years after Basilisk ~Kōga Ninpō Chō~ in 1626.

SynopsisEdit

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. Amidst a rain of flower petals, a man and woman who had decided to live for love were separated once again, beautiful in their transience.

However, it is said that by the hand of Hattori Hanzo's adopted son, Kyouhachirou, these two flower petals, whether temporarily or permanently, were given life again and left two mementos behind. These children, born with a destiny of their own, were called Kouga Hachirou and Iga Hibiki. The former had eyes like his father's and the latter had eyes like her mother's.

It is now the Kan'ei era, and the land is at peace. As ninjas begin to disappear into the shadows after being deemed unnecessary, the Kouga and Iga clans ask a favor of Hachirou and Hibiki in hopes of reinforcing their foundations.

StaffEdit

  • Original Work: Masaki Segawa, Tatsuya Shihara
  • Direction: Junji Nishimura
  • Director of Photography: Tadashi Kitaoka
  • Chief Animation Director and Character Design: Takao Maki
  • Color Design: Fusako Nakao
  • Series Composition: Shinsuke Oonishi
  • Music: Go Sakabe
  • Original Character Design: Masaki Segawa
  • Editing: Kazuhiko Seki
  • Animation Work: Seven Arcs Pictures

CastEdit

EpisodesEdit

# Title Original airdate
1 "The Cherry Blossoms Have Fallen" January 9, 2018
2 "The Five Treasures Have Arrived" January 15, 2018
3 "The Kōga Must Die" January 22, 2018
4 "The Joujinshuu Appear" January 29, 2018
5 "The Cherry Blossoms Run Mad" February 5, 2018
6 "Evil Clouds Begin to Stir" February 12, 2018
7 "Tadanaga's Change of Heart"   February 19, 2018
8 "Advent of Joujin"   February 26, 2018
9 "The Butterfly Dances" March 5, 2018
10 "The Heavenly Robe Sees Carnage" March 12, 2018
11 "Like a Rhinoceros" March 19, 2018
12 "The Wind Blows Through the Pines" March 26, 2018
13 "Utsutsu Dreams of Hell" April 2, 2018
14 "Murakumo Must Be Destroyed" April 9, 2018
15 "The Shielding Eye Is Deceived" April 16, 2018
16 "The Massive Castle Rumbles" April 23, 2018
17 "Everyone Gathers at the Battlefield" April 30, 2018
18 "The Cherry Blossoms Must Fall" May 7, 2018
19 "100 Eyes See Their Destiny" May 14, 2018
20 "We Must See the Lotus Flowers Together" May 21, 2018
21 "Remembrance Must Fade" May 28, 2018
22 "The Demon Revives" June 4, 2018
23 "The Cherry Blossoms Scatter" June 11, 2018
24 "The Cherry Blossoms Bloom" June 18, 2018

Theme SongsEdit

OpeningEdit

  1. Ouka Ninpouchou (桜花忍法帖) by Onmyo-za

Ending themeEdit

  1. HOT BLOOD by Nana Mizuki
  2. Suiren (粋恋) by Nana Mizuki

TrailerEdit

Basilisk - Oka Ninpo-cho Trailer 2018

Basilisk - Oka Ninpo-cho Trailer 2018

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