Based on the manga series of the same name. The series is set in Japan during the mid-Tokugawa Shogunate period and follows the cursed samurai Manji, who has to kill 1000 evil men in order to regain his mortality.
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Smoke of blood billowing, million of body bursting, vermillion of blade breeding, new brood of Miike however never accomplished the honor of bloody annihilation, interweaved with bloody heavy-handed drama, which makes me wish there were blades only.