Bodyguard of the Snow-swept Plains is the 59th chapter of Golden Kamuy.


The battle in Bataro ends with the entire band of Ukamichi killed by Nagakura Shinpachi. Shinpei's mother runs back to the lodge to get the real tattoed skin. On the way she insults Tamotsu Hidoro. After she gets the skin Tamotsu beats her to death and tries to shoot Shinpei but Ogata shoots him down befor he can do so. Ogata hands over the skin to Hijikata and Nagakura and asks them if they would like to hire him as their bodyguard. On the other hand Shinpei and Chiyoko leaves the town to start their lives all over again.