Lone Wolf and Cub chronicles the story of Ogami Ittō, the Shogun's executioner. Disgraced by false accusations, he is forced to take the path of the assassin. Along with his three-year-old son, Daigorō, they seek revenge on the Yagyū clan and are known as "Lone Wolf and Cub". Created by writer Kazuo Koike and artist Goseki Kojima. First published in 1970, the story was adapted into six films.