Armed with the power to control flame, Recca Hanabishi finds himself in an awkward situation when a mysterious older woman pops into his life one day. Is she good? Is she evil? What exactly does she want with the young ninja firecracker?
Becoming a ninja is just a childhood dream for16-year-old Recca, until a fateful encounter reveals he has inherited ninja powers, including the ability to wield fire! As Recca learns to master the ancient ways of his ancestors, he is drawn to protect a mysterious girl named Yanagi...
Watch out! There's trouble brewing within the ranks of Team Hokage. When Recca catches sweet Yanagi on a midnight stroll with Tokiya, he erupts in a flame of jealousy. The fiery ninja and the cool water swordsman have never been the best of friends and now they're clawing at each other's throats at the worst possible time.
The pair's tenuous alliance is coming apart at the seams just as they are about to face their next foe in the on-going Urabutosatsujin tournament. Everyone knows fire and water don't mix. Now the question remains: Will Recca and Tokiya be able to put their differences aside in order to save themselves from certain death?