Asirpa and Sugimoto are faced with a shocking truth—Noppera-bo, the criminal mastermind behind the stolen gold hoard…is Asirpa’s father! To confirm this they decide to go to the impregnable Abashiri prison to attempt to meet him. Along the way they find more clues to the location of the gold, and make a stop in a hellish hotel. Meanwhile, Toshizo Hijikata lays down his own brand of justice in a lawless town...
- Chapter 49: Companion
- Chapter 50: Spring Thunder
- Chapter 51: Let's All Stay at the Murder Hotel!
- Chapter 52: Selfish Longing
- Chapter 53: Ushiyama the undefeated
- Chapter 54: Message
- Chapter 55: Nanjuro Nishin
- Chapter 56: Matsumae Domain
- Chapter 57: Bubble
- Chapter 58: Barato Showdown
- Chapter 59: Bodyguard of the Snow-Swept Plains