Wolverine is in Canada to kill a feral bear, but after the deed is done, Wolverine learns the bear was shot with a poisoned arrow.
Wolverine goes to Japan to see the love of his life, Mariko Yashida. Turns out that Mariko was forced to marry another man. So, to prove his love for Mariko, Wolverine battles Lord Shingen but is badly beaten. Wolverine is then thrown out on the streets. He awakes due to thieves but is saved by Yukio.