Basilisk, Season 1Closed Captioning
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The year is 1614. The Iga and the Kouga, two rival ninja clans of legendary skill, have carved out a tenuous truce after centuries of bitter warfare. The two young heirs to leadership of the clans, the beautiful Oboro and the gifted Gennosuke, are betrothed and hope through their union to finally bring an end to the bloodshed. But the Shogunate has other plans. Representatives from both clans are summoned to the capital and told that they will help determine who will inherit the seat of power, by taking the ten best warriors from each clan and fighting to the death. The treaty lifted, years of hatred resurface. Is all hope for peace lost? Based on acclaimed manga series, Basilisk is a fantastical, violent epic of love and vengeance in ancient Japan.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoDestiny||When Lord Ieyasu calls the leaders of two Ninja Clans together to demonstrate their fighters' abilities, even his closest aids are baffled as to why. The Kouga and Iga Clans have been sworn enemies for 400 years. Duly impressed with the Ninja's amazing abilities, Ieyasu announces his plan to pit the two Clans against each other in a mortal martial-arts contest that will determine the next Shogun!||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoLast Rendezvous||Unaware of the declaration of war that was made at Sunpu Castle, Gennosuke and Oboro, are making plans for the future. The two lovers know that a marriage between them would unite the warring tribes and establish peace between the Kouga and the Iga. But while they are dreaming of unity under the stars, the news of the war is spreading secretly--like a deadly virus through the forest -- as the two scrolls make their way back to the Ninja villages.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Onslaught of War||The Iga clan has gotten wind of the oncoming war well before their Kouga adversaries. But, it'll only be a matter of time before Kazamachi makes it to Manjidani to deliver the copy of the scroll. Tenzen organizes a plan to intercept and kill Kazamachi. If they are successful, they will have effectively blocked all news of the war from reaching the Kouga Clan, and they will be one step closer to inheriting the next seat of power and defeating their long-standing enemy.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Horned Owl||Still unaware of the fatal contents of the scroll, Gennosuke and Udono dine with Oboro and the other Igas in Tsubagakure to celebrate peace. But the same Iga's that smile deceivingly during the honoring feast hatch a plan to assassinate the unsuspecting Kouga's in the middle of the night. Can the masterful Gennosuke and the drunken Udono survive the Iga's midnight assault?||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Surprise Attack||In the heart of Manjidani, the Kouga express their concerns about Gennosuke being in Tsubagakure while Danjo is still in Sunpu. Though news of the new peace treaty has reached them, they still question the intentions of the Iga. Their suspicions are quickly validated when five Iga Ninjas appear from the North. The battle cry is heard and blood is spilled as a brutal clash erupts between the Kouga and Iga! Has the surprise attack turned into a suicide mission or can the five Igas manage to escape Manjidani with their lives?||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoLonging In the Rain||As the Iga's head back to Tsubagakure after their raid on Manjidani, they happen upon the beautiful Okoi. Realizing that she is one of the Kouga Ten, Tenzen and the others take her captive. Meanwhile, the Kougas figure out that something unexpected must have happened at Sunpu -- the Igas wouldn't have attacked their village if it was truly a peace negotiation. As they set out to discover the truth, their leader -- Gennosuke -- remains in the heart of the Iga village, unaware that a terrible war has been unfolding right underneath him!||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoBlood-Sucking Seductress||As Okio is tied up and questioned by old man Rousai, this voluptuous ball of fire keeps her plans of vengeance to herself...and he won't be her only victim. Meanwhile, Tenzen sends Koshiro to urge Oboro to meet with him alone. What he has to say is not what she wants to hear. And Saemon's plan to disguise himself works almost too well. But what lies in his future will be more than unbearable.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|8||Closed CaptioningVideoCage of Blood||With Rousai dead and Lord Ieyasu's ninja scroll lost to the Iga, the plan to rip the Kouga apart unnoticed is slowly falling apart. With her dying words, Okoi tells Saemon the registry's true location. Determined to make it out alive, Saemon will hold up his ruse long enough to walk out with the scroll in his hands and take vengeance for his sister's death along the way.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|9||Closed CaptioningVideoFarewell||With the secret scroll now in Gennosuke's possession, the Iga's elaborate deception comes to an end. At last, the Kouga leader knows of the Old Shogun's fateful decree. But has the news of the war come too late to help him? How can he possibly escape from Tsubagakure with his life now that he is surrounded by the deadliest of the Iga Ninjas?||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|10||Closed CaptioningVideoDivine Mandate||Kyohachiro presents all of his findings on the ninja war to Lord Ieyasu. As he goes through the list one at a time, Kyohachiro tells the story of each ninja and their respective demise or victory. But as the bloodshed continues to fall and the violence everywhere grows, Kyohachiro realizes that he must see all of this with his own eyes.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|11||Closed CaptioningVideoOn Their Own||As the two clans stand on the cusp of fulfilling their destinies, Gennosuke has a change of heart. Dying a little inside every second Gennosuke is away, Oboro knows that the wheel of fate has spun in motion and nothing that can be undone. When the scroll returns to the Iga, Tenzen notices a mysterious message written in code... a challenge forged by Gennosuke.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|12||Closed CaptioningVideoRemembrance||As the challenge posed by Gennosuke is accepted, contingency plans are put into play, sending members from each clan after the other. While the tensions begins to rise, certain clan members recall what life was like before the no-hostilities pact was dissolved. Some feel this is right, others feel this is wrong, but everyone feels this should end... Now.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|13||Closed CaptioningVideoA Swarm of Butterflies||As the Kouga ready themselves to continue on to Sunpu, Tenzen leads the Iga across the ocean in the hopes of stopping Gennosuke and his people before they reach their destination. While Tenzen knows they cannot wait for Nenki and Hotarubi, who have gone missing, he reaches out to convince the one person who still believes that the dissolution of the no-hostilities pact is a flawed idea... Oboro, his own leader.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|14||Closed CaptioningVideoFallen Flower||As the remaining Iga travel across the sea, Tenzen makes a startling advance toward Oboro -- he wants her to be his wife. While forcing himself on her, the inner struggle of what to do proves almost too much for Koshiro. But this scene proves just the perfect opportunity for an unseen enemy to make his move.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|15||Closed CaptioningVideoReckoning||As the Iga continue on their journey across the water, Gyobu sneaks around through the wooden boards trying to take out the Iga one-by-one. But when Tenzen rises from the dead, he brings forth a vengeance that even Gyobu himself could not have anticipated. Blood will spill yet again.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|16||Closed CaptioningVideoFirst Impressions||During a simpler time, well before the dissolution of the no-hostilities pact, an arranged marriage was all the talk between the clans of the Iga and the Kouga. From the time they were young children, Gennosuke and Oboro were meant for each other. But being meant for someone is not the same as choosing them. That's something that comes from deep within... especially when you have only known your spouse as your enemy.||24:37||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|17||Closed CaptioningVideoWandering Hearts||As the Kouga deal with the death of Gyobu, they continue on their journey to Sunpu. Along the way, Oboro's hawk flies over carrying a scroll. As two are sent off to fetch this scroll, two are left behind. And it is from here, where Tenzen waits in the shadows, ready to strike out at the Kougas he has now split in two. However, not everything is as it seems, and not all eyes that appear blind have lost their sight.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|18||Closed CaptioningVideoA Dawn Without Light||As Hyoma forces Kagero to take Gennosuke and flee, memories of how these two men were once master and pupil begin to surface. But in the darkness lurks the ever angering Koshiro, ready at a moments notice to finish the job he thought he started on Hyoma... If only he could find him.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|19||Closed CaptioningVideoConspiracy||As the night drags on, Oboro and Akeginu discover the lifeless bodies of Koshiro and Hyoma. While the remaining Kouga hide nearby waiting for their chance to strike, a stranger approaches from the east, traveling with a small army of men. This stranger has words for these two lost ladies on this sorrowful night, and her words carry with them an explanation for all of the horrors they have had to endure this far.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|20||Closed CaptioningVideoRiver of Mercy||Oboro and Akeginu are traveling with the mysterious Lady Afuku to Sunpu when Tenzen finally shows up. He has knowledge of where Kagero is waiting. After Tenzen slips the fact that Koshiro was actually killed by Kagero, Akeginu makes the choice to take her blood and she joins Tenzen on his trek to kill more Kouga.||24:37||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|21||Closed CaptioningVideoWith All Her Heart||Iga Oboro surprises those around her when she suggests using Kagero as bait to lure Gennosuke out of hiding. Tenzen takes this order as law and begins a rigorous torture routine on Kagero's flesh. This is win-win for Tenzen. He gets to kill a Kouga while trying to kill another.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|22||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Haunted||As Kagero is relentlessly tortured by Tenzen, Iga Oboro's plans to pull Gennosuke into the light works. It has all come down to this -- the remaining Iga and Kouga together in the same room.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|23||Closed CaptioningVideoEmancipation||As the final battle between Gennosuke and Tenzen rages before Oboro's sealed eyes, secrets of the past are revealed. And as Tenzen lays dead on the ground, memories in Oboro stir--an old warning from Ogen about Tenzen.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|24||Closed CaptioningVideoRequiem||Upon their arrival to the estate of Hattori Hanzo, Oboro and Gennosuke are placed against each other in a duel to the death. As the memories of the journey to this point flood back, surprising decisions are made all around that will affect this world forever. The end is near, but with this always comes a new beginning.||24:38||$1.99||View In iTunes|
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This show was awsome in my opinion,I only bought the first few episodes but from what i can tell its gonna be a good show.Stroy line is pretty solid.If you like naruto im sure you will like this.Finally getting some better anime in here But were still missing some Inyuasha,Full Metal,Samuria Champloo.Well you get the point lol ;-)
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One of the greatest Japanese Animations in recent years A great story about forbidden love between two families A love story between two generations A fighters' story between Ninja Strongly recommended
Very good.....but where's the rest?
I enjoyed this series. I thought it was all about war and violence, but it turned out to be a surprisingly good series. Recommended if you like Speed Grapher & Desert Punk meets Blood + ADD SOME NARUTO & INUYASHA!