He'll cut a path to justice
In the days of feudal Japan, bandits rules the forests. Tajomaru was the king of criminals - his ruthless character terrorized villagers and royalty across the country. As the legend was known, whoever killed the infamous thief inherited his name, his sword and his reputation.
Up-and-coming actor Shun Oguri (Sukiyaki Western Django) stars as Naomitsu, a nobleman f-rced to flee the capital by conspirators embroiled in jealousy. In a desperate struggle with the nefarious Tajomaru, Naomitsu loses the love of his life, Ako, but gains a new title and the coveted blade, The Cutting Wave. As he wages war on his betrayers in furious battles and even braves the depths of the Pit of Hell - bodies will fall and vengeance will be served by the great bandit king.