By Osamu Tezuka
Kotan is a toddler of Ainu descent who reveals himself abruptly within the care of a man-eating tiger named Dan. Dan has vowed to Kotan that he'll support him locate his misplaced mom and dad. Their seek is reduce brief whilst the atypical partners are approached through an outdated Ainu guy named Upopo. while Upopo spins tall stories of the way Kotan is the selected one that will find and inherit the Ainu's hidden treasure, Kotan and Dan locate themselves scuffling with criminals, murderers, cheats, liars, and all-around closed-minded folks. as though there weren't adequate issues threatening their lives, a crow warns Dan that Kotan is would be the one to finish Dan's existence. Can courageous Dan and his ally Kotan live on the rigors that watch for them? what's the Ainu peoples' hidden treasure, and is it worth it? was once the crow telling the reality, or was once it simply malarkey?