Not that there is no romance there - on the contrary, there is plenty of romance in the story, it is just secondary to the story itself.
Basara is a brilliant manga, with unforgettable characters, a beautiful epic story, filled with tragedy, love, battles within the heart & the field.
I will not go on to describe the series here, but I would highly recommend Basara to anyone who enjoys a good story (also a great love story).
Ok, so the beginning was great! two fraternal brother-sister, and someone predicted that they will lead the future to prosperity, then the village thinks it's the brother, because... Read morePublished on January 17, 2011 by Jankie
This is my all time favorite manga series, and one of the few I would recommend equally to boys and girls. Read morePublished on April 25, 2009 by C. E. Bergan
How can i convince you: the purchaser of manga, the one with a credit card to begin colleting this manga? What if i just said... Read morePublished on August 28, 2007 by Kayuga
A series has to be something special for me to invest in buying the manga... particularly when, at cover price, the cost will ultimately be over $250. Read morePublished on April 24, 2006 by Christina
Although the art isn't your typical fluffy art, it is by no means ugly or unattractive. I think the people reviewing this comic have spent too much time eating sugar-coated candy... Read morePublished on April 24, 2006 by Marie
Basara is perhaps my absolute favorite manga. The art may not be the most stunning, but the characters and story are excellent. Read morePublished on April 8, 2005 by Heidi
Basara is not your typical shoujo manga, and Sarasa is a very atypical shoujo heroine. I was initially attracted to this series through the anime. Read morePublished on September 15, 2004 by M. Smith
At first I thought "Basara" was just another story about a girl saving a kingdom and blah, blah, blah, but after reading the first few pages I realized I was wrong. Read morePublished on September 2, 2004
The story is first class and transcends all time periods. It's a surprising manga in that you think you know where it will go, yet it takes twists and turns you couldn't have... Read morePublished on April 9, 2004