Lord Mibu gathered performers to play in Isozuki039s Forest. Asagi is a koto player serving Lord Mibu who contracted a sickness which caused her body to dry up and crumble to dust. Since she could no longer serve Lord Mibu she left the forest of her own accord and 039Janome039 her umbrellaholder and bodyguard carried her with him in a special gourd. She is able to possess people and this slows down the sickness so Janome assists her though somewhat against Asagi039s will in finding a host.