Art of Basilisk

Basilisk is an animation series produced by Gonzo and directed by Fumitomo Kizaki in 2005. The anime was based on the homonym manga written and illustrated by Masaki Segawa. The pictures on this page are a collection of artworks created for this series.


THE STORY

Kouga and Iga are two feuding ninja clans who attempt to make peace through an arranged marriage of their respective heirs. However, the peace plans fall apart when the rightful heir is disputed, leaving both clans to have internal battles between their ten greatest ninja; the last man standing would be declared as the rightful heir. As the attempt to make peace was destroyed, the two clans inevitably declared war even though no one was aware of why they should fight each other. As each of the ten ninja from each clan falls destiny will eventually bring together or tear apart Gennosuke and Oboro, the original heirs to the Kouga and Iga clans..