In a world of darkness and magic, power hungry warlords battle one another for control of feudal Japan. At the height of the chaos, the noble Princess Yukihime is kidnapped. Now, one lone swordsman, Samanosuke, boldly volunteers to rescue and avenge the Princess. But in these dark and mysterious times, even Samanosuke does not realise the desperation of his mission. An entire legion of demon warriors stands between him, the Princess and triumph.