Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings is an anime TV series adaptation of the Capcom video game series of the same name made by Production I.G, planned and written by Yasuyuki Muto and chiefly directed by Itsuro Kawasaki and Kazuya Nomura.
The series started broadcast on Japan's Central Broadcasting Company in April 2009, and other networks broadcast the episodes within a few days, including TBS, MBS, and Animax. Its first season made its North American television debut on the FUNimation Channel on November 16, 2010. The opening theme song was "JAP" by Abingdon Boys School and its ending song is "Break & Peace" by Dustz. Pony Canyon released the first DVD volume on July 1, 2009.
The series' second season, titled Sengoku Basara II, began broadcast in July 2010, replacing Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Its opening song is "Sword Summit" by T.M. Revolution and its ending songs are "El Dorado" and "Fate" by Angelo. The trailer for the movie version, entitled Sengoku Basara: The Last Party, was released in 4 June 2011.