Copyright: © 1985 Takahashi Rumiko, Shogakukan © 1992 Central Park Media
Director: Uemura Osamu Screenplay: Konparu Tomoko Original Story: Takahashi Rumiko Character Design: Aoshima Katsumi
Parental Guidance Advised
In the 15th century, civil war is sweeping feudal Japan. Six year-old Suzuko finds herself a victim of circumstance, trapped within a burning building with no means of escape. Shukumaru, her older brother sees the helpless child, just as a burning timber falls from above...
Young Suzuko awakes surrounded by unfamiliar surroundings, in late 20th century Tokyo. She is discovered by a childless couple, who decide to take her in and adopt her...
Seventeen year-old Suzuko walks home from school, when she spots a familiar young child -- five year-old Shu, who is busily showing off the recent scar from an appendix operation. Suzuko chides the young boy, and offers to walk him home. But as the pair walk home, a leaking gas storage tank explodes... and Suzuko find herself in feudal Japan, amidst the bodies of samurai killed in earlier battle.
Looters from one of the warring factions find the young girl, and decide to take advantage of the situation, when she is rescued by sixteen year-old Shukumaru, the appointed leader of a nearby village...
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