From the Ravages of War Rises an Assassin.
In 19th century war torn feudal Japan, a master samurai takes on the task of raising ten orphans to be unstoppable assassins. Their mission: do the bloody work of the state by silencing troublesome warlords. After a decade of inconceivably harsh training, Azumi and her comrades face the cruel assignment that means killing friends and enemies alike, and she begins to question her faith in her master and her devotion to her country. Still, Azumi remains determined to single-handedly complete her bloodbath mission.