As tactical genius General Akamoto stands ready to become shogun on the eve of this greatest battle, he finds himself stabbed in the back by a shadowy figure… and given a one-way ticket to the Samurai Afterlife.

Things go from bad to worse as Akamoto arrives at the Shores of the Dead and gets no respect.

Quickly assembling a ragtag misfit army, Akamoto is dead set on breaking all the rules and battling his way through the four seasons of the Afterlife, to prove once and for all who deserves the title of Shogun… of the Dead!