During the Spring and Autumn period of ancient China, in the western state of Qin, lives two boys, Shin (Xin) and Hyou (Piao), orphaned by war. They spend their days in strenuous training with the goal of one day being great military commanders. The turning point in their lives occurs when Hyou catches the eye of Minister Shou Bunkun (Changwenjun), who gives him the opportunity to serve in the imperial palace. However, a power struggle occurs shortly thereafter. Hyou is gravely wounded and barely escap
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 4, 2012 to Feb 25, 2013
Producers: NHK, FUNimation Entertainment, Studio Pierrot
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)