Episode 1
Episode Information
Season 1, Episode 1
Kanji 境界
Rōmaji Kyōkai
Air Date January 5, 2013
Chapter(s) 1, 2
Blu-ray/DVD Vol.1
Opening God FATE
Staff Information
← N/A Episode 2

Boundary (境界, Kyōkai) is Episode 1 of Hakkenden: Tōhō Hakken Ibun anime series, which aired on January 5, 2013.


Five years previously everyone in Ōtsuka village died in a plague, but there were 3 survivors, Shino Inuzuka, Sosuke Inukawa and Hamaji. They took shelter in a church near another village, which happens to be near a dark and dangerous forest. The church, as well as the survivors, are viewed with suspicion by the villagers. Now the Imperial Church comes in search of "Murasame" the demon blade that contains "life" which Shino possesses.


Characters in Order of AppearanceEdit

Character in bold denotes character's first appearance.

Manga to Anime DifferencesEdit


Shino accuses Murasame of Megu's being with them. Murasame asks if he can eat it, but Shino forbids him. Murasame says that it looks delicious; Shino stops him. Murasame then notes that something's flying into his direction and Shino screams, "No!!!".