Story based on a historical event which took place in Japan1000 yeas ago.
About 1000 years ago Japanese capital was Kyoto. Aristocrats had political power, and they had extravagant life in Kyoto, while people in rural areas had to lead poverty-stricken life.
A worrier with the name of Taira no Masakdo felt that was not right and tried to establish a new land in the eastern part of the country. He was killed and his rebellion quashed by the Imperial army.
Kagura Takiyasha hime is a story that Masakado' s daughter tries to avenge his father by striking down the Imperial army.