Ninja Scroll is an animated supernatural TV series based on Yoshiaki Kawajiriâ€™s manga of the same name that follows the adventures of Jubei, Kibegami, a wandering vagabond of a ninja who would rather do nothing than anything else. His leisurely life ends when he finds himself pulled into a battle between the Hiruko and the Kimon Clans. The Kimon clan, under the leadership of Anden Yamidoro, wants to overthrow the Hiruko Clan, hoping to use the mystical Dragon Stone to then overtake the shogun. The Hiruko Clan, led by Mufu, wants to use the Dragon Stone for their own purposes. When an iron masked werewolf named Rouga steals the stone and gives it to Jubei, it sends Jubei on a task to return the stone to Shigure, the Light Maiden. Angry at his unwanted duty, Jubei seeks out in a bloody and violent quest in this Japanese series.