A nineteen-year-old girl called Heaven discovers that the well-to-do businessman who adopted her as an infant is actually the head of Yakuza, the Japanese mafia responsible for murdering her brother. Upon leaving her family Heaven decides to become a samurai with the help of her new American friends, and grows determined to take down her father's empire. This series is based on the popular novels for young people.
- imDb Rating: 6.5 (1,386 Votes)
- Metascore: N/A
A teenage girl tries to balance a normal life as the adopted daughter of wealthy parents with the Samurai traditions of her ancestors.
- Rated: N/A
- Released: 05 Sep 2008
- Runtime: N/A
- Genre: Drama
- Director: N/A
- Writer: Luke McMullen
- Actors: Jamie Chung, Brendan Fehr, Saige Hassler, Kyle Labine
- Language: English
- Country: USA, Canada
- Awards: 1 nomination.
- Total Seasons: 1
The Book of the Shadow (2)
Episode 1x6; Sep 07, 2008
Things are set in motion with the hope that Heaven's prophesied powers will be realized.
1x6: The Book of the Shadow (2)
1x5: The Book of the Shadow (1)
1x4: The Book of the Heart (2)
1x3: The Book of the Heart (1)
1x2: The Book of the Sword (2)
1x1: The Book of the Sword (1)
Brendan Fehr as Jake Stanton
Linda Ko as Mieko
Stacy Keibler as Karen
Darryl Quon as Sumo
Paul Wu as Master Ninja
Jamie Chung as Heaven
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|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||1||The Book of the Sword (1)||2008-09-05||60||
A reluctant Heaven (Jamie Chung) leaves Tokyo with her family and heads to San Francisco for her arranged marriage. After a group of ninjas arrives and turns the ceremony into chaos, Heaven is warned to be careful whom she trusts, so she sets out to seek some answers about her adopted family and her own past.
|2||2||The Book of the Sword (2)||2008-09-05||60||
Heaven persuades her brother's friend Jake (Brendan Fehr), a martial-arts expert, to begin training her as a samurai so that she'll be prepared to fend off attackers as she searches for the truth about her past.
|3||3||The Book of the Heart (1)||2008-09-06||60||
Heaven relies on Jake, Severin, Otto and Cheryl to help her continue to find answers that will solve the mystery of her past.
|4||4||The Book of the Heart (2)||2008-09-06||60||
Jake is surprised when his ex-fiancée, Karen (Stacy Keibler), makes an unexpected visit.
|5||5||The Book of the Shadow (1)||2008-09-07||60||
Heaven begins to question Karen's loyalty and tries to alert Jake to her doubts.
|6||6||The Book of the Shadow (2)||2008-09-07||60||
Things are set in motion with the hope that Heaven's prophesied powers will be realized.
|Brendan Fehr||as Jake Stanton|
|Linda Ko||as Mieko|
|Stacy Keibler||as Karen|
|Darryl Quon||as Sumo|
|Paul Wu||as Master Ninja|
|Jamie Chung||as Heaven|
|Kyle Labine||as Otto|
|Kenneth Choi||as Sato|
|Jack Yang||as Hiko|
|Anthony Brandon Wong||as Tasuke Kogo|
|Saige Thompson||as Cheryl|
|Executive Producer||Leslie Morgenstein|
|Executive Producer||Bob Levy|
|Executive Producer||Frank Spotnitz|
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