Fourth volume of the Japanese anime series based on the classic Akira Kurosawa film 'Seven Samurai' (1954), and set in a war-ravaged future. When a poor village is plagued by heartless bandits who have altered their bodies with machine technology, they decide to hire samurai to protect them. Young priestess Kirara sets out to find the seven men who can save them. In this volume, the samurai prepare for the impending battle, while Kyozo sets off on a solo mission to penetrate the heart of the enemy camp. Episodes are: 'The Attack'; 'The Offering'; 'The Gun and the Calm'; and 'The Storm'.