Ends Edo era. So far, Japan`s borders still strong, but the power of the shogunate reeling, and the "black ships" looming on the horizon. The crisis at hand - in the country are many landless samurai, who have nothing to do and eat, and really want the money and fights. And here it comes to the capital in search of work once a ronin named Akitsu Masanosuke unique inthat excellent swordsman, well mannered, but... pathologically shy and unsure of himself. Who needs a warrior, that when dealing with a rude apologizes, without raising his eyes? Akitsu could easily starve to death if it had not met with a strange guy Yayti, by type of rake and a playboy who suddenly offered him the job of bodyguard.Even a brief acquaintance revealed Masanosuke that his new patron - gangster and extortionist, the head of a gang of "Five leaves." Poor ronin per disassembly earned more than a year, at the same time proving their "aptitude" and little more to learn about the real world. AND,though every instinct pushed honest samurai hurry to part with the criminal "accomplice", it was too late. Romance "noble robbers" Akitsu captured and cut way back, and in the "Five Leaves" added the new companion. He was not first, he did not last!