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  • While hunting in the forest, Lord Asano of Ako and his samurai find a young half-breed and take him with them to live in the castle. Several years later, Lord Asano holds a tournament to welcome the Shogun to Ako. The night after the tournament, Lord Asano is bewitched into hurting Lord Kira of Nagato, and is punished into committing seppuku by the Shogun. Realizing that it was a Lord Kira's evil plot, the samurais and the half-breed sets out for revenge against the Shogun's order.

    - Written by Immanuel A.
  • In Ako, Lord Asano and his samurai Ôishi are hunting in the forest and they find a half-breed boy. Lord Asano brings him to Ako and the boy that is named Kai is raised with his daughter Mika. Years later, Mika and Kai are secretly in love with each other. Lord Asano welcomes the Shogun Tsunayoshi (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa) and the Lord Kira at home. However, Kira's Witch casts a spell on Lord Asano and he tries to kill Kira. The Shogun sentences Lord Asano to death and offers the option of committing Harakiri to die with honor. Ôishi and his samurais become ronin and he is arrested in a hole; and Kai is sold as a slave in another village. One year later, Ôishi is released from the imprisonment and he plots a scheme to revenge Lord Asano with Kai and the other ronin.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • In Japan, an untold true story is discovered. After a kid is found by samurai, he is adopted by them. Years later, a tournament begins and the kid, now 29, takes place when the real fighter is blinded. Then the guy is banished, along with 39 others. When they hire 8 more, they decide to avenge their lord's demise and save his girlfriend from being given away to a madman.

  • Set in ancient Japan, a small kid named Kai is found in a ditch in the woods. As a man living in the kingdom of Ako, he enters a tournament when the original fighter is blinded. His chances for success fail when knocked down, he is banished from Ako. Now, he teams up with 46 other banished ronin in order to not only save Ako, but Kai's girlfriend, Mika, from a tyrant and his spy.

  • A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.

    - Written by Anonymous


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