Shuffle's Dad has disappeared years ago on an expedition and is believed to be dead. But then Mythic - a card game he and his Dad invented - hits the market. Only, that's impossible! Shuffle finds a mysterious card in his Mythic deck and realises his Dad is still alive. Shuffle follows the clues which take him on a dangerous journey across the plains of America. Soon enough not only bounty hunters are on his trail.
Jiro has been trained in Shinobi art his whole life but to his granddad's great dismay gets into street fights too often. Gifted with the ability to talk to animals, Jiro doesn't hesitate to save an injured cat which turns out to be a Mononoke called Rago. Rago is hunted by other Mononoke but Jiro hasn't gone through all the trouble of nursing Rago back to health only to see him killed on his watch.