At the end of the Heian Period (12th century), a hunter named Benta comes to Kyoto in search of his abducted fiancée, Obuu. Obuu is forced to become the attendant of a powerful man of the time, who wishes to cheat death and extend the life of his clan by obtaining the legendary phoenix. Meanwhile, dissent is brewing among a people fed up with their corrupt government. Kyoto is on the verge of a civil war!

Story and Art by Osamu Tezuka
Release June 13, 2006
ISBN-13 978-1-4215-0517-6
eISBN-13 978-1-4215-7658-9
Trim Size 5 5/8 × 8 1/8
Imprint VIZ Signature
Length 424 pages
Series Phoenix
Category Manga
Age Rating Teen Plus