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  • Genre: Drama,Historical,Martial Arts
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Number of Episodes: 12


Masterless samurai Masanosuke Akitsu’s sword skills are considerable, but his timid nature prevents him from holding down a job. With desperation closing in, Akitsu accepts an offer to work as a bodyguard for Yaichi, the charismatic leader of a mysterious gang – the Five Leaves. Though the meek swordsman finds the gang’s actions disturbing, Akitsu grows more fascinated by the outlaws every day.

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  • In Name Only
    Episode 1 - In Name Only

    Masterless samurai Masanosuke Akitsu’s life is changed after a chance encounter with Yaichi, who offers the timid swordsman a bodyguard job and invites him into the mysterious world of the Five Leaves.

  • Make Love to Me
    Episode 2 - Make Love to Me

    Masanosuke begins to grow more comfortable within the world of the Five Leaves, but despite his efforts to learn more about Yaichi, the gang leader remains a riddle.

  • Gradually Get Him Involved
    Episode 3 - Gradually Get Him Involved

    Thanks to Yaichi, Masanosuke’s found a job as a bodyguard at a rice wholesaler. The work is steady and the samurai hopes to keep the position for a long time - but the situation might be too good to be true.

  • Sure Does Get Carried Away
    Episode 4 - Sure Does Get Carried Away

    Masanosuke gets hired as a bodyguard at the brothel where Yaichi lives. If he can keep from getting fired, he’ll be able to send his family some money - and maybe learn more about the elusive leader of the Five Leaves.

  • It'll be Fine
    Episode 5 - It'll be Fine

    Masanosuke recuperates from an illness at the Elder’s house, where he is encouraged to leave the world of the Five Leaves behind. The samurai also learns the reasons behind Umezo’s involvement with the gang.

  • Consider Yourself Fortunate
    Episode 6 - Consider Yourself Fortunate

    Masanosuke’s still healing at the Elder’s house, and while Umezo occasionally visits to check up on him, Yaichi remains reluctant to make an appearance. Meanwhile, Denshichi investigates the source of Senkichi’s funds.

  • Thoughtless of Me
    Episode 7 - Thoughtless of Me

    Masanosuke’s back in Edo after recovering from his recent illness, but the samurai finds he still has problems when a tough adversary from the past challenges him to a new face-off.

  • Deeply Indebted to Two People
    Episode 8 - Deeply Indebted to Two People

    When Matsukichi hears that Kiku-ya’s owner is having problems, his decision to try and help out results in even bigger troubles. Masanosuke and Umezo’s growing concerns lead them to investigate.

  • Come to Rescue You
    Episode 9 - Come to Rescue You

    Masanosuke sets out to rescue Matsukichi and settle the matter of the stolen wooden tags. Meanwhile, Sachi, Masanosuke’s little sister, is on a mission of her own after running away from home.

  • A Dirty Stray Cat
    Episode 10 - A Dirty Stray Cat

    Yaichi’s strange behavior is becoming a concern for people at Katsura-ya. Meanwhile, Masanosuke learns more about Yagi’s past following a graveside visit.

  • Pardon Me
    Episode 11 - Pardon Me

    Masanosuke begins to understand what motivates Yaichi to keep kidnapping, even when the rest of the gang sees no need. Hoping to learn more of Yaichi’s past, Masanosuke visits Elder.

  • Already Wasted
    Episode 12 - Already Wasted

    Yaichi joins Yagi for a drink, where they reminisce about the past and old friends. Later, tensions escalate after a confrontation between Jin and Yaichi leads to a confession about the kidnapping.


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