Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East

Five years prior to the start of the story the residents of otsuka village all died in a plague, with only three survivors; Shino Inuzuka, Sosuke Inukawa and Hamaji. They take shelter in a church near another village, whose people views the survivors with suspicion. Now the Imperial Church comes in search of "Murasame," the demon blade containing "life" which Shino possesses within his body. When the Church realizes that Shino will not come quietly with them, Hamaji is kidnapped, which results in Shino and Sosuke traveling to the Imperial City to rescue her. There they encounter Satomi Rio, a Dean of the Church, who tells Shino he must find the other six bead holders.
Five years prior to the start of the story the residents of otsuka village all died in a plague, with only three survivors; Shino Inuzuka, Sosuke Inukawa and Hamaji. They take shelter in a church near another village, whose people views the survivors with suspicion. Now the Imperial Church comes in search of "Murasame," the demon blade containing "life" which Shino possesses within his body. When the Church realizes that Shino will not come quietly with them, Hamaji is kidnapped, which results in Shino and Sosuke traveling to the Imperial City to rescue her. There they encounter Satomi Rio, a Dean of the Church, who tells Shino he must find the other six bead holders.

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Ao makes an attempt to take Shino away so the Ritual would not happen betraying Tamazusa. Due to Shino's strong wishes, Sosuke wakes up from his comatose state therefore stopping the Ritual. The beads come back to the owners and they regain their powers. Sousuke quickly leaves to find Shino after discovering Shino left to pursue Ao. Murasame starts activating due to the wound that Shino sustained earlier and quickly transforms into its' monster like state. Several attempts are made to stop him but failed. Sosuke himself arrives to stop Shino and after some persuasion, he succeeds. After the battle, they all go back to the city to rest and soon, go through their normal routines until Shino discovers that Ao still has Sosuke's bead and thus, his quest to get all the beads is still not finished. However this time, they wouldn't be alone that they would have all of their friends to help them. The episode ends with Shino promising that he would definitely get back Sosuke's bead.

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s2e26 Destiny
September 29, 2013
Ao makes an attempt to take Shino away so the Ritual would not happen betraying Tamazusa. Due to Shino's strong wishes, Sosuke wakes up from his comatose state therefore stopping the Ritual. The beads come back to the owners and they regain their powers. Sousuke quickly leaves to find Shino after discovering Shino left to pursue Ao. Murasame starts activating due to the wound that Shino sustained earlier and quickly transforms into its' monster like state. Several attempts are made to stop him but failed. Sosuke himself arrives to stop Shino and after some persuasion, he succeeds. After the battle, they all go back to the city to rest and soon, go through their normal routines until Shino discovers that Ao still has Sosuke's bead and thus, his quest to get all the beads is still not finished. However this time, they wouldn't be alone that they would have all of their friends to help them. The episode ends with Shino promising that he would definitely get back Sosuke's bead.
Season Finale
As Sosuke's condition worsens, Shino and the others head for the Old Church after learning of Ao's business there. To their shock, they discover that Tamazusa was already waiting for them. She sends her servants to attack them tiring them. Shino protects Shinobu, taking a fatal hit. At that point, all the Eight Bead Holders have arrived and she takes away all eight bead holders' powers to begin her ritual to fuse with Fusehime.

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s2e25 Pursuit
September 22, 2013
As Sosuke's condition worsens, Shino and the others head for the Old Church after learning of Ao's business there. To their shock, they discover that Tamazusa was already waiting for them. She sends her servants to attack them tiring them. Shino protects Shinobu, taking a fatal hit. At that point, all the Eight Bead Holders have arrived and she takes away all eight bead holders' powers to begin her ritual to fuse with Fusehime.
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s1e11 Avatar
March 16, 2013
March 16, 2013
Avatar
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s1e12 Price Paid
March 23, 2013
March 23, 2013
Price Paid
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s1e13 Karma
March 30, 2013
March 30, 2013
Karma
Season Finale
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s2e14 Doll
July 7, 2013
July 7, 2013
Doll
Season Premiere
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s2e15 Molding
July 14, 2013
July 14, 2013
Molding
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s2e16 Adversity
July 21, 2013
July 21, 2013
Adversity
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s2e17 Ignorance
July 28, 2013
July 28, 2013
Ignorance
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s2e18 In Homage
August 4, 2013
August 4, 2013
In Homage
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s2e19 Reminiscence
August 11, 2013
August 11, 2013
Reminiscence
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s2e20 Chance Encounters
August 18, 2013
August 18, 2013
Chance Encounters
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s2e21 Spirited Away
August 25, 2013
August 25, 2013
Spirited Away
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s2e22 Heavens
September 1, 2013
September 1, 2013
Heavens
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s2e23 Twin Moons
September 8, 2013
September 8, 2013
Twin Moons
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s2e24 Crossroads
September 15, 2013
September 15, 2013
Crossroads
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s2e25 Pursuit
September 22, 2013
September 22, 2013
Pursuit
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s2e26 Destiny
September 29, 2013
September 29, 2013
Destiny
Season Finale

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