English: Flame of Recca
Synonyms: Recca no Honoo
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 19, 1997 to Jul 10, 1998
Premiered: Summer 1997
Producers: Fuji TV
Licensors: Viz Media, Discotek
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Genres: Action, Adventure, Martial Arts, Shounen, Super Power
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
Synopsis: Recca Hanabishi is a ninja, but is nearly killed in an accident. However, a girl named Yanagi heals him with her powers. Later, the two are tracked down by a woman who attacks them. She tells Recca to ignite his flame, but he is clueless. Just as she hurts Yanagi, Recca releases a powerful flame upon the woman. She is excited to see this. It turns out that Recca was a baby, from the Hokage Clan of the past, that was sent to the future in order to escape death. Now, Recca is the leader of the new Hokage Clan who must stop his half brother, Kurei, from kidnapping Yanagi.