In the year 1580 in feudal Japan, Fifteen-year-old Usagi is a klutz of a ninja who can't seem to complete her training. As she's unfit to be a ninja her great grandfather sends Usagi to Segachi on a very special mission: to marry the skilled ninja Hanzo Hattori and bear his child! However, there's a problem: Hanzo has no desire to be married. Usagi is allowed to stay with Hanzo for one year in order to complete her training, during which she tries her hardest to catch his eye. But lovely rivals such as Yuri and the Princess Sara, and love triangles with childhood friends and others stand in the way of true romance. Will Usagi ever end up with her beloved Hanzo?
This manga was so good that I literally could not put it down. If you dig shojo or romance, this is definitely worth reading. This story sort of struck me as a cinderella story. Not that the girl was poor in the beginning, but rather that she's a goof with no talent in the art of being a ninja, yet the leading male character, who's pretty much perfect in every way, manages to warm up to her anyway. The... read more