Basara (manga)

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[ serialized in [Betsucomi] ]

Related anime:
    Legend of Basara (TV) (adaptation)

Alternative title:
婆娑羅 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
바사라 완전판 (Korean) 
Genres: adventure , romance 
Themes: post-apocalyptic 
Plot Summary: 300 years after the apocalypse, Japan is suffering under the oppression of the royal family. But there is hope. Tatara, the "child of destiny" was born in the village of Byakko, and surely he will save the people. Hearing the rumors, Shuri, the youngest son of the king and also known as the Red King himself, attacks Byakko and kills Tatara. But Sarasa, Tatara's twin sister, disguises herself as Tatara and starts leading the people against the Red King, and ultimately the King of Japan. In a cruel twist of fate, Sarasa and Shuri fall in love, not realizing that the other is the hated enemy. But the truth is eventually revealed in the midst of a battle between Tatara and the Red King. 
User Ratings: 143 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 48 votes (Eng:27, sub:11, dub:7, raw:1, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 German dubbed
)
 Excellent: 34 votes (Eng:12, sub:10, dub:8, ?:2, raw:1, others:1
1 French
)
 Very good: 24 votes (Eng:13, sub:4, dub:2, raw:1, raw:1, ?:1, others:2
1 Danish
1 German
)
 Good: 13 votes (Eng:6, sub:2, dub:1, others:4
3 French
1 French dubbed
)
 Decent: 12 votes (Eng:8, sub:2, dub:1, ?:1)
 So-so: 5 votes (Eng:4, sub:1)
 Not really good: 4 votes (Eng:4)
 Weak: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (others:1
1 Swedish subtitled
)
Seen in part or in whole by 361 users, rank: #219 (of 4407)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.294 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.91, rank: #592 (of 4425)
Weighted mean: 8.143 (Very good), rank: #633 (of 4425) (seen all: 8.83 / seen some: 7.86 / won't finish: 5.54)
Bayesian estimate: 8.134 (Very good), rank: #294 (of 2766)
Number of tankoubon: 27 
Number of pages: 193 
Chapter titles: We have 106
Vintage:
1990-09 to 1998-06 (Serialization in Betsucomi) 
1991-04 to 2000-03 
2001-05-19 to 2006-05-05 (France) 
2003-07 (US release begins) 
2003-07 to 2008-05-13 (North America) 
2003-11 to 2012-01 (Germany) 
2006-09-15 (Sweden) 
Release dates: We have 143
Official website:
Manga Kana (French) 
Links: We have 13
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eBook
    Basara (eBook 1) 2013-09-03 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 2) 2013-09-24 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 3) 2013-10-01 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 4) 2013-10-29 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 5) 2013-10-29 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 6) 2013-10-29 (from $4.99)
    Basara (eBook 7) 2013-11-05 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 8) 2013-11-12 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 9) 2013-11-19 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 10) 2013-11-26 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 11) 2013-12-03 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 12) 2013-12-10 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 13) 2013-12-17 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 14) 2013-12-24 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 15) 2013-12-31 (from $4.99)
    Basara (eBook 16) 2014-01-07 (from $4.99)
    Basara (eBook 17) 2014-01-14 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 18) 2014-01-21 (from $4.99)
    Basara (eBook 19) 2014-01-28 (from $4.99)
    Basara (eBook 20) 2014-02-04 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 21) 2014-02-11 (from $5.99)
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    Basara (eBook 25) 2014-03-11 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 26) 2014-03-18 (from $5.99)
    Basara (eBook 27) 2014-03-25 (from $5.99)
Graphic novel
    Basara (GN 1) 2003-07-10 (from $6.26)
    Basara (GN 2) 2003-10-10
    Basara (GN 3) 2003-11-10 (from $6.26)
    Basara (GN 4) 2003-11-28 (from $6.26)
    Basara (GN 5) 2004-03-24 (from $6.26)
    Basara (GN 6) 2004-06-02 (from $6.26)
    Basara (GN 7) 2004-08-09 (from $6.26)
    Basara (GN 8) 2004-09-22 (from $7.46)
    Basara (GN 9) 2004-11-03 (from $6.26)
    Basara (GN 10) 2005-02-19 (from $6.26)
    Basara (GN 11) 2005-04-12 (from $6.28)
    Basara (GN 12) 2005-06-07 (from $6.28)
    Basara (GN 13) 2005-08-09 (from $7.46)
    Basara (GN 14) 2005-10-04 (from $6.28)
    Basara (GN 15) 2005-11-29 (from $7.29)
    Basara (GN 16) 2006-02-07 (from $6.28)
    Basara (GN 17) 2006-04-11 (from $6.28)
    Basara (GN 18) 2006-06-13
    Basara (GN 19) 2006-08-08
    Basara (GN 20) 2006-10-10
    Basara (GN 21) 2006-12-12
    Basara (GN 22) 2007-02-13
    Basara (GN 23) 2007-05-08 (from $9.99)
    Basara (GN 24) 2007-08-14 (from $6.28)
    Basara (GN 25) 2007-11-13 (from $6.28)
    Basara (GN 26) 2008-02-12 (from $6.28)
    Basara (GN 27) 2008-05-13 (from $2.50)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Yumi Tamura 
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Shogakukan, Inc. 
English staff
English cast
Translation: Lillian Olsen 

Adaptation: Gerard Jones 
Cover Design: Yuki Ameda 
Editing: P. Duffield 
Editor-in-Chief: William Flanagan 
Graphics & Design: Yuki Ameda 
Lettering: Bill Schuch 
Managing Editor: Annette Roman 
Publisher: Seiji Horibuchi 
Supervising Editor: Ian Robertson 
Touch-up Art: Bill Schuch 
(none)
English companies
Adaptation, Translation: EigoMANGA (Vol 18) 
Licensed by: Viz Media 
French cast
French staff
Translation: Misato 

Adaptation: Misato 
(none)
French companies
Publisher: Kana 
German staff
German cast
Translation: Ai Aoki 
(none)
German companies
Publisher: EMA (Egmont Manga and Anime) 
Danish staff
Danish cast
Translation: Jakob Halskov (melos.dk) 
(none)
Danish companies
Publisher: Mangismo Danmark 
Swedish staff
Swedish cast
(none)
Swedish companies
Publisher: Mangismo Sverige 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Licensed by: Sharp Point Press 
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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