Period piece about a young man who, because of his hard life alone in the world, has become a yakuza. When he hears that his mother may be living in Edo (Tokyo), he travels there, intent on finding her and leaving the swordsman's life behind. But a team of rival gangsters is hot on his heels.
Marco, a young Italian boy, is searching for his mother across Latin America after her letters mysteriously stop arriving. On his travels Marco encounters people who care for him and help him along his way; however, he must also face the evils of the adults who care for nothing but themselves and decide to take advantage of his situation.