A look into Burando's dark past gives a hint at how Kagimura's deranged medical examiner wound up becoming so heartless and twisted. Having survived Kagimura's first few experiments, Manji braces himself for the next test on his body and on the mystical bloodworms that grant him near-immortality. The kessen-chu keep their secrets well! It's going to take a lot of bloodshed and pain before Kagimura has his answers! For Manji, the kessen-chu are both a blessing and a curse, now. Will he only find comfort in death? And where's that old witch Yaobikuni when you need her?