The 47 Ronin
Its 1703, and the court of the all-powerful ruler of Japan, the Shogun, is plunged into controversy when a young Samurai prince, Asano Naganori, loses his temper and attacks a senior official, Lord Kira. It's a shocking act and the prince is ordered to commit suicide by the extremely painful death of seppuku or belly-cutting. With Asano's death his Samurai followers lose their status. They are branded Ronin - dispossessed Samurai - the lowest of the low, and they vow revenge. This is the incredible story of how Asano's followers, the 47 Ronin, braved the capital of Japan and mounted the perfect Black Op.