Legend of Basara

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: LEGEND OF BASARA


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 1998 to Jun 26, 1998
Premiered: Spring 1998
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:35 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: KSS
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, Award WinningAward Winning, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.271 (scored by 39973,997 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #28122
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5687
Members: 13,037
Favorites: 84

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Episodes: /13

Synopsis

In a small village, twins are born: a boy, Tatara, and a girl, Sarasa. The prophet Nagi declares that Tatara is the chosen one who will free Japan from the tyrannical rule of the King and his four sons. But when the ruthless Red King slays Tatara, Sarasa must take on her brother's name and responsibilities and embark on a quest to free Japan and deliver vengeance to the Red King.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Sarasa

Main
Kimura, Akiko
Japanese

Shuri

Main
Inoue, Kazuhiko
Japanese

Ageha

Supporting
Shiozawa, Kaneto
Japanese

Asagi

Supporting
Sasaki, Nozomu
Japanese

Shinbashi

Supporting
Sonozaki, Mie
Japanese

Ginko

Supporting

Hayato

Supporting
Yuuki, Hiro
Japanese

Chacha

Supporting
Yamagata, Kaori
Japanese

Kakujii

Supporting
Genda, Tesshou
Japanese

Shidou

Supporting
Kosugi, Juurouta
Japanese

Staff

Takamoto, Yoshihiro
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Iwasaki, Yoshiaki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Tamano, Harumi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Geshi, Yasuhiro
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Endless Loop" by Rouage
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Ending Theme

"Plumeria no Saku Basho e" by Nakayama Kanako




Reviews

Aug 20, 2009
Story:
In the 21st Century for some reason (probably global warming or something..) the world has turned into a wasteland and Japan is ruled by a corrupt and selfish clan whom have neglected their subjects through out their years of ruling so much that the quality of life is pretty much the lowest of low. Then one day there was a set of twins, a boy(Tatara) and a girl(Sarasa) was born and a prophet declares that the boy is the chosen one which would save them from their predicament. Unfortunately the supposed chosen one was killed by the "Red King", which happens to be the son ...
May 22, 2016
This is my first review ever and it had to be on this anime. If you're into historical romance and old art this is anime for you. I have never seen an anime with such originality honestly, it's also very unique because it's from a time when anime wasn't cliquè and had differnt storylines.

Story 9/10: it's sort of like Romeo and Juliet, the girl (Sarasa) is from a village with a twin brother who is the chosen one who gets the privilege of holding a swords and whatnot, the usual "manly" tasks. Anyway, so Japan is under control by different kings ruling divided ...
Oct 16, 2023
Ahh.. finding the forgotten gems of the past is hard but always a thrill. We are bombarded with hundreds of shows in this day of age, yet it's nothing like going back and watching a hand drawn shows now and then.

Legend of Basara was made towards the end of previous century, based on the source material that ran though the 90s and as expected from shows of that time it follows some basic principles that were used then. You can't really take them into account while evaluating an anime (the endless name calling for example). It's just how the things were back then like it ...

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