Sengoku Basara is a video game series developed by Capcom, and it has spawned a larger media franchise, including this anime adaptation.
The story is loosely based on real events from the Sengoku era, a feudal period in Japanese history, with some added fantasy elements.
Sengoku Basara has been hugely popular in Japan, with the franchise receiving critical acclaim and strong sales. It has won several awards, become a cultural phenomenon, and garnered a large and passionate fanbase.
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1. Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings (2009)
Sengoku Basara drops you directly into the burning battlefields of feudal Japan, where rival warlords hack and slash their way to total domination.
Each conqueror wields a special attack that boosts their powers of devastation, and each commands a horde of relentless warriors. But when a supreme evil – the Demon Lord – threatens the land, these fierce generals launch a co-op campaign of annihilation and build an army of armies to obliterate their common foe.
As the front line grows crowded with gun-toting, mechanized samurai and mystical ninja, some will say that war is hell – but Sengoku Basara proves it can also be kick ass.
2. Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings 2 (2010)
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The second season of Sengoku Basara.
Japan’s toughest warlords are on the move, leading massive armies against their rivals in a thrilling quest for total domination.
Wielding insane weaponry and unleashing the elements to boost their already awesome power, these warrior generals roar into the fray atop turbo-charged stallions, slicing through the enemy with six blades at once.
They brandish explosive shotguns and swing swords the size of men. They crush the opposition with rolling battle fortresses and incinerate their foes with solar death rays.
Hordes of ninja assassins and samurai fight to vanquish every adversary in their sight. As loyalties crumble and new alliances are forged in the scorching heat of battle, heroes become conquerors and conquerors become legends. This is war!
3. Sengoku Basara – Samurai Kings: The Movie (2011)
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The story of the film is set after the conflict instigated by Toyotomi Hideyoshi ended, but not before the Battle of Sekigahara determines who shall be the Shogun of Japan.
4. Sengoku BASARA – End of Judgement (2014)
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Get ready for the hacking, slashing battle of a lifetime in a new adaptation of the legendarily violent Sengoku Basara franchise.
Based on the best-selling video games, the new installment of this action-packed anime revolves around one massive battle featuring mechanized samurai, mystical ninja, gun-toting warriors, and a blinding array of deadly special moves!
5. Gakuen Basara: Samurai High School (2018)
The school battle comedy parody reimagines the Warring States Era warriors of CAPCOM’s action game franchise as rival students in a modern high school.
Date Masamune and Sanada Yukimura battle to replace Toyotomi Hideyoshi as the next student council president.