|13 Assassins: In 1844, the peace of Feudal Japan is threatened by cruel Lord Naritsugu Matsudaira, who is politically rising and getting closer to his half-brother, the shogun.
After the harakiri of the Namiya clan leader, samurai Shinzaemon Shimada is summoned by the shoguns advisor Sir Doi of the Akashi Clan to listen to the tragedy of Makino
Uneme, whose son and daughter-in-law have been murdered by Naritsugu. Then Sir Doi shows a woman with arms, legs and tongue severed by Naritsugu and she writes
with her forearm a request to Shinza to slaughter Naritsugu and his samurai.