“Basilisk: The Kōga Ninja Scrolls” is a Japanese manga series illustrated by Masaki Segawa in 2003. It was based on the novel The Kōga Ninja Scrolls by Futaro Yamada published in 1958.
The story takes place in the early Edo period. Two ninja clans, Iga and Kōga, battle each other to determine which grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasu will become the next shogun. The deadly competition between 10 elite ninja from each clan unleashes a centuries-old hatred.
*Shiga Prefecture - Home of Kōga clan *Mie Prefecture - Home of Iga clan
*List of Japanese subculture
The opening theme song, the Kōga Ninja Scroll (Kouga Ninpou Chou) by Onmyouza