CraveOnline has unveiled a special motion comic prequel to Carl Rinsch's fantasy adventure 47 Ronin. This animated short tells the story of how the ronin became master-less and fought enormous beasts along the way. Check it out and read on to find out more about the film.

Keanu Reeves stars as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. To restore honor to their homeland, the warriors embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors.