Akame Ga Kill!. Tatsumi is a soldier who joined by his two friends of his youth, set off to the Capital in search of a way to make money to support his poor village. Tatsumi not only fails to enlist into the army after being separated from his mates but is swindled out of all his money. Instead, a noble family takes him in and offers him help. After finding himself in a sticky situation Tatsumi is saved and invited to join their ranks by a squad of assassins known as Night Raid. Composed of the swordswoman Akame, a young woman armed with a huge pair of scissors named Sheele, the string manipulator Lubbock, the armored warrior Bulat, the sniper Mine, the beast fighter Leone, and their leader Najenda, Night Raid is also part of the revolutionary forces assembled to overthrow Prime Minister Honest, who manipulates the young emperor for his and his men's personal gain, leading the rest of the nation to poverty and strife.