Murcielago Vol. 9 (manga)
Higaki, of the Sakura Pruning Group, was forged in the fires of war and fueled by a passion for revolution. Now an old man, he's engaged in a life-and-death battle with Kuroko in order to achieve his ultimate goal. But is Higaki animated by a desire to conquer Japan or by something more personal? The secrets of the Sakura Pruning Group reach far and wide-even right into Hinako's past!