Kyoshiro is an extremely famous Kabuki star in Edo. To pass his fathers skills in kabuki, he started to learn both kabuki dancing and using the naginata. Due to his natural talent in fighting, his skills increased at a great speed. To show off his talent, he and his kabuki party travel around Japan. During his travels, he witnesses Zankuro's murdering people. Seeing this as a good chance to surpass his father, he goes off in search of Zankuro. A year later, he was attacked by demons and nearly lost his life and soul to Mizuki . But he was saved by Amakusa. To not get attacked once again, he goes off to kill the source of the demons, Mizuki.