Samurai Girls takes place in an alternate version of Japan known as Great Japan. Not only is it an alternate version of Japan but it’s also an alternate timeline where the shongunate is still active and has remained somewhat isolated from the rest of the world after Japan’s defeat by the US in World War II.
At the center of it all is Buou Academic School, an academy where children of military families are trained to become samurai warriors. The academy is the center of a power struggle between Yukimura Sanada and Matabei Goto of the student council that rules the school. Muneakira Yagyu is the owner of the Yagyu Dojo which is located at the academy and when he returns, he’s dragged into the struggle between the 2 factions. But it doesn’t end there for Muneakira, he also has a mysterious girl named Jubei fall out of the sky and into his arms, claiming to be related. Now Muneakira is at the center of the power struggle and has the duty of taking care of the mysterious girl and finding out who she is and the bond they share. Continue readingby