When Carmen and her crew set off to Japan, V.I.L.E. sets a trap by stealing a priceless samurai sword from a castle.
When she grew older and asked about the story, Shadowsan gave her the truth: Japan was formed by the noble Samurai, not magic.
Carmen remembers these moments as she wakes up in Matsumoto, Japan. After the team discovers that Shadowsan is missing, Carmen has an idea of where he might be: Matsumodo Castle. There, she spots the missing sword of the Daisho pair, and talks with the castle's curator. Exiting the castle, Shadowsan shows up and Carmen suspects Shadowsan was planning to steal the second one, but Shadowsan explains he was there to return it. They both go to a karaoke bar with Zack and Ivy for further deliberation.
Later, Lady Dokuso calls in Paper Star to steal the Daisho, and lead Shadowsan to them. At night, Carmen arrives at Matsumodo Castle and encounters Paper Star. She then realizes that Paper Star is only the decoy, and the Daisho have already been stolen.
Lady Dokuso reports to V.I.L.E., and they promise a seat at the Faculty room if she executes Shadowsan and Carmen successfully. The next morning, Carmen demands more information from Shadowsan, and he explains that the castles' curator is his brother, Hideo. He tells of his experience growing up with him, how he turned to a life of crime, and how they were split apart because of the Daisho.
Shadowsan then heads to Club Dokuso, a V.I.L.E. front full of criminals. Carmen and Ivy sneak in through disguises. Shadowsan then fights Dokuso's lackeys, and gets poisoned by Lady Dokuso. Immensely weakened, Shadowsan reveals that he was only the decoy.
Carmen goes into the back of the building to find the short Daisho katana, only to get ambushed by Paper Star. They move onto the rooftops, chasing each other. Carmen attempts to escape by using the Grappling Hook, but Paper Star latches on and they both crash into another rooftop. Zack traps Paper Star, and Carmen returns to Shadowsan. Both the katanas are returned to Matsumodo Castle by Shadowsan, and he deeply apologizes to Hideo and asks for forgiveness. Hideo walks away, not saying a word.
Shadowsan then arrives at the train stop where Carmen and the team are waiting for him. The team then leaves Matsumodo, Japan.
The full episode transcript can be seen here: The Daisho Caper/Transcript
In other languages
|Spanish||Misión: Daisho||Mission: Daisho|
|French||Opération Daisho||Operation Daisho|
|Portuguese||Missão Daisho||Mission Daisho|
|Italian||Il caso del daisho||The Case of the Daisho|
Dāb khū̀ k̄hxng dịcho
|Daisho Double Sword|
|Arabic||عمليّة سرقة الدايشو
emlyt sariqat aldayshw
|The Daisho Theft|
|The Vanished Sword|
Dàxiǎo dāo ànjiàn
|The Great Sword Case|
- When we first see the curator of Matsumoto Castle, he explains that the first Daisho katana was lost to the dark arts. This later refers to Shadowsan.
- Paper Star tells Carmen " I told you before. Sheep don't fly, not on my watch." However, this is the first time Paper Star has said that to Carmen, as this is the first recorded time Carmen has used her hang glider near Paper Star.