Blade: A Lâmina do Imortal (2019)
Manji, um homem imortal, vivia em Edo, uma era de guerreiros. Ele conhece Rin, uma garota que jurou vingar a morte dos pais. A vingança de Rin é contra um grupo de mestres espadachins chamados Ittou-ryu. Ela pede a Manji que seja seu guarda-costas. Ele recusa, mas logo vê sua falecida irmã em Rin. Assim, começa o violento confronto que deixará até o imortal Manji de joelhos.
Ayane SakuraRin Asano (voice)
Kenjiro TsudaManji (voice)
Ako MayamaYaobikuni (voice)
Nozomu SasakiKagehisa Anotsu (voice)
Shinya FukumatsuS?suke Abayama (voice)
Chikahiro KobayashiShinriji (voice)
Eiji HanawaSabato Kuroi (voice)
1 - O Encontro
Durante o perÃodo Edo, a filha de um mestre de artes marciais embarca numa jornada de vinganÃ§a pelos pais assassinados. Para acompanhÃ¡-la, Rin escolhe como guarda-costas o imortal Manji, apelidado de Assassino de Centenas. Seu alvo Ã© o chefe dos Ittou-ryu, Kagehisa Anotsu, o homem que ela mais odeia no mundo. DÃ¡-se inÃcio Ã aventura do homem que nunca morre e da garota em busca de vinganÃ§a.
2 - A FundaÃ§Ã£o
Rin anuncia que irÃ¡ encontrar-se com o amigo do pai, Souri, o pintor, na sua jornada por vinganÃ§a. Souri nÃ£o pode ajudÃ¡-la, mas lhe dÃ¡ dinheiro. Com a carteira cheia e nenhuma pista, Rin encontra a espada do pai na serralharia de onde foi supostamente roubada. No entanto, a arma estÃ¡ na posse de um espadachim do Ittou-ryu, Taito Magatsu.
3 - Sonhos Dolorosos
Uma prostituta se aproxima de Manji enquanto ele espera por Rin e, apesar de perceber sua artimanha, ele aceita o convite dela. A mulher, Makie Otonotachibana, parece fraca demais para ser uma guerreira do Ittou-ryu, como afirma. Depois de poupar a vida dela, ela reaparece diante de Manji com olhos e cabelos diferentes.
4 - Rin em Conflito
Buscando se fortalecer, Rin recebe treinamento de Manji, mas estÃ¡ longe de se equiparar a ele em habilidade, menos ainda Ã escola Ittou-ryu. Em melancolia, Rin Ã© atraÃda por um barulho e encontra um homem treinando sozinho. "Um dia, eu serei como ele", ela pensa, mas logo se surpreende ao ver o seu rosto. Ã‰ o seu arqui-inimigo, o chefe dos Ittou-ryu, Kagehisa Anotsu.
5 - A CanÃ§Ã£o dos Insetos
ApÃ³s ver Kagehisa, Rin fica desamparada. Perdida em pensamentos, ela e seu guarda-costas Manji sÃ£o abordados por um monge budista. O monge Ã© Eiku Shizuma da Ittou-ryu. Ele luta com Manji, mas Ã© rapidamente derrotado. No entanto, apesar do golpe letal, Shizuma se levanta e a ferida se regenera integralmente. Shizuma possui um corpo "imortal", assim como Manji.
6 - A Origem das Asas
Rin conhece uma crianÃ§a atrevida, Renzou, durante o festival. Na loja de mÃ¡scaras, as coisas esquentam entre Manji e Araya, e a hostilidade sÃ³ se dissolve quando o filho de Araya, Renzou, aparece. Araya e Renzou deixam a loja. Tendo observado Manji de longe, Rin tem motivos para encarar Araya com olhos de choque e Ã³dio.
7 - A Sombra do Mal
ComeÃ§aram as discussÃµes sobre a tarefa de nomear o instrutor da escola Ittou-ryu, previsto pelo xogunato. A espada da Ittou-ryu deverÃ¡ ser conhecida no mundo. Taito Magatsu promete tornar isso realidade, mas decide sair do lado de Kagehisa Anotsu. Paralelamente, os lÃderes dos Ittou-ryu se tornam alvos. A ponta dessa lÃ¢mina tambÃ©m estÃ¡ apontada para Magatsu.
8 - Mugai-ryu
Manji e Rin envolvem os quatro conhecidos como Mugai-ryu, os quais mantÃªm informaÃ§Ãµes sobre Kagehisa, com o intuito de assassinÃ¡-lo. Deitada na estrada que deixa Edo, e com base em informaÃ§Ãµes conhecidas apenas por Rin, ela e Shira se aproximam de Kagehisa enquanto ele tenta fugir dos outros.
9 - Act Nine - Gathering
Rin was told of Kagehisa's whereabouts by Giichi, and now her and Manji are suspected of indiscriminate murder. Suspected criminals cannot pass the checkpoint. But thanks to a maid who was acquaintance of Rin's, she has a countermeasure. She heads alone to a village that can help her slip through the checkpoint.
10 - Act Ten - Animal
Manji wants to go after Rin, but he has no pass. That's when Souri and Magatsu appear before him. Souri tells Manji that he can acquire as many passes as Manji likes, but there's a condition. Meanwhile, a gray-haired, one-armed Shira appears before Hyakurin and Shinriji as they re-work their plan for assassinating Kagehisa.
11 - Act Eleven â€“ Fall Frost
Having become traveling partners for the sake of their goals, Manji and Magatsu are assaulted by a group of bald men. Manji, groaning in pain, is approached from behind by Shira, who then lops off Manji's arm. Shira had reconstructed his body, and desired a rematch with Manji. But now Magatsu, whose important woman was killed by Shira, stands in his path.
12 - Act Twelve â€“ Blood of Finality
Having left for Kaga in pursuit of Kagehisa, a collapsed Rin is rescued by the very same Kagehisa. Then, having to cooperate with Kagehisa who is pursued by the Shingoto-ryu, Rin starts to see Kagehisa, her enemy, as a human being.
13 - Act Thirteen - Twilight
The Ittou-ryu had its members slaughtered by the shogunate. Kagehisa gathers the remaining members of Ittou-ryu in secrecy, and plots revenge against the shogunate. Manji is invited to the Mugai-ryu by Giichi, but he refuses, and they clash swords. Giichi's weapon breaks, so a truce is called. Manji decides to go meet the head of the Mugai-ryu, Habaki.
14 - Act Fourteen â€“ Ammendments
Habaki's scheme gets Manji trapped in a dungeon. Habaki uses a doctor, Burando Ayame, to try and solve the mystery of the immortality. For the sake of the advancement of medicine, Burando sinks a scalpel into Manji's body. Meanwhile, while waiting for Manji's return, Rin is caught up in a strange cohabitation with Doua and Isaku, who had been searching for a place to stay.
15 - Act Fifteen â€“ Acquisition of Guts
Burando succeeds in transplanting Manji's left arm onto the test body of Dewanosuke. From that starting point, more tests succeed. But Habaki puts pressure on Burando, and demands results. Habaki's blade closes in on the imperfectly immortalized Dewanosuke. Rin meets with Doua and Isaku in the street as she searches for Manji. That's when the official that Doua knocked over appreaches them.
16 - Act Sixteen â€“ Altered Limb
Ever since the Dewanosuke incident, Burando kept making blunders. He is finally thrown in solitary confinement by Habaki, and goes insane. But as a result of his madness, Burando grasps something important about the immortality experiments: That humans are essentially otters. Meanwhile, Rin and Doua resolve to infiltrate Edo Castle to rescue the surrounded Manji and Isaku.
17 - Act Seventeen â€“ Ceremonial Bond
Manji and Rin finally reunite. But the formidable foe they made in Habaki in the dungeon blocks their escape. Then Doua and the presumed dead Isaku arrive as backup. The dungeon begins to cave in. As their escape nears, an unexpected person appears before Rin and Manji. Then, the answer that Burando arrived at from the results of his experiments...
18 - Act Eighteen â€“ Banshee's Cries
After his failure at Edo Castle, Habaki is dismissed as head clerk. But still, in order to annihilate the Ittou-ryu, he heads up the Rokki-dan in hopes of subjugation. However, the new head clerk, Ugen, decides that Ittou-ryu, having left Edo, is now in the clear. Furthermore, to ensure he abides by the agreement, Habaki's wife and children are taken hostage.
19 - Act Nineteen â€“ Massacre
The Ittour-ryu are pursued by the Rokki-dan, lead by Habaki. Upon hearing this, Run and Manji decide to pursue as well. Even with all these people leaving Edo to chase the Ittou-ryu, the four leasers appointed by Kagehisa Anotsu are nowhere to be found. Then, in the wee hours of the morning, Kagehisa and the other three stand at the Ootemon in front of Edo Castle.
20 - Act Twenty â€“ Unending
Rin and Manji chase after Kagehisa, but Shira attacks them and Rin is taken away. Manji goes to rescue her, and meets not only Shinra, but Renzou as well. Manji fights Shinra in order to rescue Rin. But astoundingly, what slashes at Manji is Shira's left arm, which should have been lost.
21 - Act Twenty One â€“ Trap
Manji is wounded from his duel with Shinra. Renzou picks up a sword and tries to kill Manji, but Rin and the others talk him down. Meanwhile, Habaki is livid upon learning of the attack on Edo Castle. Habaki wants to pursue Ittou-ryu, even in absence of its leader. As a result, one of the Ittou-ryu enters a mountain village. Habaki's daughter, Ryou, tries to subdue him to be of use to her father.
22 - Act Twenty Two â€“ Ten Final Pushes
Arashino, Hasshuu, and Murasaki of the Rokki-dan act as the vanguard in the clash with the Ittou-ryu. The crucial Abayama manages to escape with the help of his followers. But then he hast to confront Giichi and Hyakurin, who pursued Abayama to assist Habaki.
23 - Act Twenty Three â€“ 100 Spectacular Dances
The Ittou-ryu, Rokki-dan, and Manji and Rin all gather in Nakaminato, as if guided there. They all bear their motives on their swords in the moment they begin their final deathmatch. Deceive, subdue, and dance in chaos. Sparks will fly in the decisive batte between the strongest. The last laugh belongs to...
24 - Final Act â€“ Blade of the Immortal
The lives of those gathered fizzle out one after another. Those remaining are battered and bruised. Yet still they take up their swords, and slam their convictions against one another. The last one standing... And the revenge that was fulfilled... The curtain now closes on the tale of the man with an eternal life, and of those people whose finite lives were a blaze of passion.