For those of you that are fans of Masaaki Segawa‘s Basilisk manga, we have some great news for you. It was revealed today via 2017’s 30th issue of Kodansha‘s Weekly Young Magazine that the 2003 Basilisk manga will get a sequel manga titled Basilisk: Ōka Ninpō-chō (Basilisk – The Ōka Ninja Scrolls) in the 34th issue on July 24.
The manga is an adaptation of Masaki Yamada‘s sequel novels of Masaki Segawa‘s Basilisk manga. The novel’s were released in November & December of 2015. The manga also spawned an anime series that contained 24 episodes. The anime was released in 2005.
The manga will take take place 10 years after the Shakespearian ending of the manga. This is great news & will most certainly open the doors for a sequel to the anjme series. What do you think about the sequel manga? Let’s us know.
Basilisk is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masaki Segawa. It was published in Japan in 2003 and 2004 in Kodansha’s Young Magazine Uppersmagazine, based on the novel The Kouga Ninja Scrolls by Futaro Yamada published in 1958.
The story takes place in the year 1614. Two ninja clans, Tsubagakure of the Iga and Manjidani of Kouga, battle each other to determine which grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasuwill become the next shogun. The deadly competition between 10 elite ninja from each clan unleashes a centuries-old hatred that threatens to destroy all hope for peace between them.