Sengoku Basara is a series of games published and developed by Capcom. The original game, Sengoku Basara (Devil Kings) was developed by Koei and was released in 2005 for the PlayStation 2. It made into three anime series. The first two anime series were made and written by Yasuyuki Muto. The first season aired in April 2009 and the second season aired in July 2010. An animated movie was released in 2011. A manga adaption was created by Yak Haibara and was published in 2007.
Sengoku Basara Plot:
In the Warring States Period of feudal Japan, there was a struggle for power amongst many generals. Amongst the many generals, there was one man who was too much of a threat – The demon king, Oda Nobunaga. Oda Nobunaga wishes to unite Japan under his rule and goes through any length to do so. Date Masamune and Sanada Yukimura are rivals who decide to combine forces to defeat the Demon King.
Sengoku Basara Plot:
Date Masamune (Sengoku Basara) – Masamune is the leader of the Date clan and is known as the One-Eyed Dragon. He wields a katana but can fight with six katanas held between his fingers calling it “The Claws of the Dragon”. He is Yukimura’s rival and at one point, his ally.
Sanada Yukimura (Sengoku Basara) – Yukimura is a loyal serf of Takeda and wields two cross-shaped spears. He is also Masamune’s rival. He also opposes Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Motochika Chosokabe (Sengoku Basara) – He is nicknamed the “Demon” because of his Rule over the sea and his fortress which makes use of a cannon. He wields a spear in the shape of an anchor attacked to a long metal chain.
Oda Nobunaga (Sengoku Basara) – Nobunaga is the leader of the Oda clan as is considered to be the first of the Three Unifiers. He is merciless and will go to great lengths to conquer the world. He wields a shotgun in one hand and a Katana in the other.
Tokugawa Ieyasu (Sengoku Basara) – Ieyasu is the last of the Three Unifiers and the leader of the Tokugawa Clan. He is short but makes up for it by being a powerful general. He wields a bladed staff. In Sengoku Basara 3, he becomes taller and brawls using brass knuckles.