First Issue: USAGI YOJIMBO Volume 2, Issue 15
Comics Which Contain This Story
This story can be found in the following comics:
The following characters are mentioned in the story:
Usagi stays at a Kaiso farm with Kichiro, where he learns about seaweed farming. Unfortunately, The farmers to the north appear to be poaching on their fields.
Usagi and Kichiro go to town to sell the seaweed to the distributor, Yamanaka. He apparently has proof of the poaching, but advises against acting. Usagi then sets a trap for the poachers, by getting them to raid an isolated spot.
That night, he confronts the poachers, who have been sent by Yamanaka to keep the two villages from forming their own distributorship. The farmers from both villages witness the confession, and agree to work together to drive out Yamanaka.