The deadly feud between the Kouga and Iga ninja clans will return in a sequel to Basilisk.
Basilisk: Ouka Ninpouchou (Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls) is an upcoming manga and anime project based on a sequel novel written by Masaki Yamada. Details about the project are scarce, but Kodansha revealed that the manga will begin serialization on July 24, 2017. Ouka Ninpouchou takes place 10 years after the first series and will follow Hachirou Kouga and Hibiki Iga
The original Basilisk novel was written in 1958 by Futaro Yamada, which was also adapted into a manga and an anime. Kodansha began publishing the manga in 2003 and Gonzo produced a 24-episode anime in 2005.
Basilisk can be described as a cross between ninjas, Romeo and Juliet, and The X-Men. The series follows a blood feud between the Kouga and Iga ninja clans. Their peace treaty was lifted is lifted by a retired Shogun as a means to settle a government dispute in choosing a successor.
The heirs of the Kouga and Iga clans, Gennosuke and Oboro, have fallen in love. They hope their future marriage will bring peace to their clans and that mixing their bloodlines will undo the unnatural genetic damages in their kin. However, they are chosen to represent their respective clans in the upcoming battle. As the fight intensifies, the couple realizes they will have to face each other in battle.
Are you ready for more tragic love between dueling ninja clans?