Miyamoto Musashi left his village and ended up fighting in the battle of Sekigahara with his friend Matahachi, but Miyamoto Musashi lost Matahachi. He goes back to the village to inform Matahachi's family about what happened. At the village, he is persecuted by people there. Miyamoto Musashi becomes worn down physically and mentally. At this time, Soho Takuan appears in front of Miyamoto Musashi . He then rebuilds his life with his sword. Musashi begins to travel for warrior training. He meets many masters of the sword and grows as a person.