swordsman who assassinated his own corrupt lord. Granted immortality
by 800-year-old Yaobikuni, Manji may only find the release
of death after killing a thousand evil men.
Rin- Daughter of Asano,
head of the Mutenichi-ryo dojo. Rin's parents were murdered
by Anotsu and his followers, the Itto-Ryu. Now Rin has enlisted
Manji's aid to avenge her parents' death.
Anotsu- Head of the Itto-Ryu,
Kagehisa proves an elusive victim. A first-grade swordsman,
he has little compassion and even littler patience. He sees
Rin and Manji as gnats waiting to be exterminated.