Fourth volume of the dark Japanese anime series. At the turbulent close of the Endo period, a writer called Momosuke sets out to travel the land and collect 100 stories to include in his book. When he falls in with a group of outlaws called Mataichi, Ogin and Nagamimi, he finds himself exploring some of the darkest aspects of human nature, in a land ravaged by horrific violence and strife. Three full episodes in which Momosuke is separated from the group and must search for them. He is suddenly attacked by rebels. Ogin finds him and advises that he return to Edo before heading off in another direction entirely. Momosuke follows her and, along the way comes across a clan that has been cursed by the spirits, causing horrible deaths. Mataichi might have a trick up his sleeve to deal with the atrocities at the castle. Episodes comprise: 'The Marine Spirits', 'The Death Spirits of Seven Man Point, Part 1' and 'The Death Spirits of Seven Man Point, Part 2'.