VIZ Media LLC, February 2006. Trade Paperback. Item #217121
Armed with the power to control flame, Recca Hanabishi finds himself in an awkward situation when a mysterious older woman pops into his life one day. Is she good? Is she evil? What exactly does she want with the young ninja firecracker? Becoming a ninja is just a childhood dream for16-year-old Recca, until a fateful encounter reveals he has inherited ninja powers, including the ability to wield fire! As Recca learns to master the ancient ways of his ancestors, he is drawn to protect a mysterious girl named Yanagi... Recca and Kurei now face each other in a decisive showdown. Both armed with the incredible power to control flames, they are locked in the final battle of the deadly assassins' brutal tournament. Worn down from the fight, they both unleash one fantastic final blow that destroys the massive coliseum they battle in. From the rubble the winner will appear...but who will it be?