"In this special collection of side stories, join Sarasa and Shuri after the war, as they rebuild Japan and travel the world together. In the distant Huang Empire, Sarasa is infected with a fatal disease -- but will Shuri betray the Huang Emperor to save her? And when the new Japanese government is beset with turmoil, it's up to two children to convince a reclusive hermit named Hayato to lead his country. Finally, Yumi Tamura offers a glimpse of life before the apocalypse ... before the ruined world Sarasa knows...before the beginning of Basara!"--P.  of cover.
Rated T+ for older teens.
"This book reads from right to left"--P.  of cover.
"First published by Shogakukan Inc. in Japan as 'Basara.'"--T.p. verso.
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