Status: Ongoing Network: Youku, Youku Animation Released: Aug 02, 2023 Duration: 20 min. per ep. Season: 1 Country: china Type: TV Episodes: 26 Fansub: luciferdonghua.org Censor: Censored
"Dark River, an enigmatic and elusive assassin syndicate within the realm of Jianghu, finds its origins intertwined with the influential Su, Xie, and Mu families. Dominating the upper echelons of power in this clandestine world, the supreme authority of the triad is granted to a figure known simply as the Patriarch. A grim fate befalls the seniors of these families as they fall prey to a fatal poison, their lives hanging by a thread.
In the wake of this dire news, the underbelly factions seize the moment to sow the seeds of insurrection. At the helm of the patriarch's formidable guard unit, the Spider Shadow, stands Su Muyu. Faced with the arduous task of safeguarding the patriarch, Zhouquan, Muyu embarks on a mission to secure a lifeline for his ailing leader. His quest leads him to the brilliant medical savant, Bai Hehuai, who hails from the revered Medicine King Valley. Bai Hehuai's expertise becomes the beacon of hope as he endeavors to mend the patriarch's affliction. Concurrently, waves of assailants and contract killers are thwarted by Muyu's resolute defense.
Yet, amidst these tumultuous times, a twist of fate emerges. Su Changhe, an intimate comrade of Muyu within the enigmatic Dark River, forsakes his alliance to partake in a perilous venture. Representing the interests of the Su family, Changhe embarks on a treacherous mission to eliminate the familial figurehead."
Alternative Titles and Genres ( tag ): Tales Of Dark River (Anhe Zhuan), Legend of Assassin, 暗河传, Adaptation of Zhou Munan’s (周木楠) novel of the same title, Tales Of Dark River Anime, Snowfall Killer Anime