The epic battle between Ash and Arthur reaches its gruesome conclusion. Ash is left hospitalized, but not out of reach from the sinister hands of Papa Dino. Unbeknownst to Ash's crew, Dino has arranged Ash's transfer to a medical facility with a very special purpose in mind. Yut-Lung has finally begun to unveil his plans, but mystery still surrounds him.
Epic in scope, and one of the best-selling shôjo titles of all time in Japan, Akimi Yoshida put an electric shock into the genre and gained a huge crossover audience through Banana Fish's stripped-down, non-stop style.