Sengoku Basara

Alt title: Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings

TV (12 eps)
3.715 of 5 from 6,396 votes
Rank #1,699

The time is centuries ago, during the Sengoku period; the place is feudal Japan. Political ambitions and bloodshed run rampant as rival warlords battle it out in an attempt to rule the nation. Some seek to spread their noble ideals, some seek to protect justice and yet others seek destruction. Date Masamune, Sanada Yukimumra and a variety of other warriors will fight it out time and time again; their actions helping to ultimately decide the fight of Japan.

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mahius Feb 3, 2016
Score 7/10

Sengoku Basara is a 12 episode historic action anime that is based not only upon a video game, but said video game is based upon actual Japanese history. However, don’t expect significant authenticity out of this, this anime exaggerates and dramatizes the history, adding modern day anime eccentricity to the history depicted. I only figured this out after I noticed a familiar name among the characters and... read more

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triplestrike Aug 26, 2012
Score 7.5/10

This anime is very exaggerated and over the top in most ways. It is  still fairly entertaining but at times you may question why you are watching it or why these characters  are the way they are. Not much going on with the story, there is constant strife and everyone will be fighting pretty much at all times, that is also the good news, it looks good. Overall it is okay. read more

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