Crazy little Da may have the quickest temper out of all the Itt-ry warriors, but this tigress turns into a kitten when she thinks she's lost her beloved Isaku forever. Downstream from their quick, puzzling battle with Edo policemen, Da and Rin rest for a moment and ponder their next move. Rin finds her relationship with Da taking an odd turn, and a long journey is about to begin for both of them. Samura finally gives some hints regarding Da's past before returning us to Manji's cell and the sick experiments being performed by Kagimura's new doctor! 2006 Eagle Award winner for Favourite Manga Title Winner of Japan's prestigious Media Arts Award and America's own Will Eisner Award.