Utsuho’s truthfulness as a child resulted in an enormous catastrophe, and he decided to lie from that day forward. Raised in a village of orphans by a monk, Utsuho is an unrepentant troublemaker. The monk eventually inspires him to help people, but there’s no way Utsuho’s going to lead an honest life! Instead, he’s going to use his talents for mischief and deception for good!
In the Land of Owari, Utsuho and company meet the local hero Gin Hobaku, but he turns out to be the itsuwaribito who killed Utsuho’s family! Utsuho loses control of himself and tries to get revenge on Gin right there in the street, but unfortunately he loses the fight. When he wakes up injured later, he leaves his friends behind, claiming he’ll find new comrades!