- 16 years passed since the War of Gods
- A lot of things happened in the world, a lot of new pirate crews appeard and a lot of powerful crews disappeard
- In a bar, a 30 years old looking man is sheating his swords
- A lot of injured or dead pirates are seen on the ground
- The man starts walking out of the bar
????:Thank you very much for everything.
- The bartender is seen trembling in fear with a poster in his hands
Bartender:*trembling*That guy...is...the one in this poster...
- A random man from the bar approaches to him
Man:Who was that?
Bartender:*trembling*Water Swordsman Katsuo...A MAN WORTH OF 680 MILLIONS BERI!!
- The scene changes to a town which is attacked by a lot of people, all in white costumes
- An old man attacks them, using 8 short swords
- He is easily defeated
- The scene changes to the same old man, but with Ray, an ex-member of the Espada pirates near him
Ray:*serious face*Marimo...it seems we are too weak for this guys...who the hell are they?They are much stronger than I expected.
Marimo:*dead serious face*They are not strong...I am just weak...Ray...you have the power to change the age of things around you.
Ray:*serious face*Yes, I do, but you forgot that I cant use it on humans?
Marimo:*dead serious face*Ray...in case you forgot...I am half Demon.
- The scene changes to Marimo in the middle of a lot of defeated people
- Marimo is in his 22 years old form
- He is surrounded by fire and is looking into a man's eyes
Marimo:*demonic look**calm voice*I am back.
- The scene changes to Marimo fighting another man in a white costume
- He releases a fire wave at the white costume man
- A wave of water suddenly clases with Marimo's
- Katsuo appears in front of Marimo
Katsuo:*smiles*Long time no see, bastard-sensei.
- The scene changes to Marimo and Katsuo fighting the white costume man
- Right when they were about to defeat him, a kid suddenly attacks the man and kills him
Marimo:*surprised*Who the hell are you?
Erich:*dead serious face*My name is Sasagawa Erich.
Marimo and Katsuo:*shocked*What did you say?
Erich:*dead serious face*I am the son of Sasagawa Kenshin and Serena Sun.
- The scene changes to Katsuo fighting Kyo
Katsuo:*serious face*Why you attacked me?
Kyo:*smiles*Why you ask?You are afraid to fight me?
Katsuo:*serious face*Of course I am not.
- Kyo appears in front of Katsuo
Kyo:*smiles*You seem to be.
- Katsuo and Kyo clash
- The scene changes to Katsuo fighting a huge man in a white costume
- Katsuo is badly injured
Katsuo:*shadowed eyes*It seems I have no other choice...I will show you the style I developed in my fight with Poseidon 16 years ago...Shigure Soen Ryu.
- The scene changes to Marimo, with his swords covered in fire and lightnings and fighting another white costume man
Marimo:*serious face*I will show you the style I developed during the last years...the most powerful style I ever had.
- The scene changes to an almost defeated Marimo
- A white costume man is standing in front of him
Man:*maniac laugh*What can you do without your swords now?You are weak...BECAUSE YOU ARE NOTHING WITHOUT YOUR SWORDS!!
Marimo:*serious face*I figured that some years ago...that I am weak without my swords...thats why...
- Marimo appears in front of the white costume man and punches him in the stomach, cracking a lot of his bones
Marimo:*serious face*I also developed a hand-to-hand style of fighting.The power of my hand-to-hand style is pretty close to my sword style.
- The scene changes to Marimo in his Family Mark form
- His Family Mark form has changed and now his eyes look exactly like Shishio's
- Katsuo is near him
Marimo:*demonic look*The true power of the Family Mark...I am a True Demon.
- The scene changes to Marimo and Katsuo fighting
Katsuo:*smiles*I am really curious to see which one of us is stronger.
Marimo:*smiles*I am pretty sure thats me.