Flame of Recca is about a 16 year old named Recca who wants to be a ninja. Later on he finds out that he was born 400 years ago to be the leader of the Hokage Clan! Recca has within in him an eight-headed dragon, each head with his or her own power and personality. Recca and Co. get forced into a death tournament where if they lose, Koran Mori would get Yanagi, a girl with the power of healing.