A proud bath architect in ancient Rome starts randomly surfacing in present-day Japan, where he's inspired by the many bathing innovations he finds.
On a construction site for a Roman-style spa in modern day Japan, Lucius meets a fellow bathhouse architect.
While stopping in an unwelcoming tavern during his long journey home, Lucius surfaces in a comfortable Edo-era rest stop along the Tokaido road.
Rome, 128 A.D. In a golden age of bathhouse innovation, bathhouse architect Lucius tries to come up with fresh ideas that will set his designs apart.Watch Now:Amazon
To undermine public support for the Emperor, some members of the Senate scheme to get rid of the man behind the popular bathhouses: Lucius.
Impressed by his creativity, Emperor Hadrian invites Lucius to his opulent villa and asks him to build a private bath.
Lucius works to complete a bathing area for soldiers fighting on the front lines — and not a minute too soon, as the men are in dire need of healing.
Emperor Hadrian asks Lucius to devote himself to building a large public bathhouse in the name of his son and heir to the Empire.
Lucius encounters a set of very rude bathers who don't seem to know the first thing about proper bathhouse etiquette.
Lucius ends up in a small bathroom in a modern Japanese house and is completely fascinated by everything he finds.
After Consul Lepidus asks him to build an outdoor bath with a view of Mt. Vesuvius, Lucius suddenly finds himself bathing among strange-looking monkeys.
While bathing in the public bathhouse his grandfather designed and built, a boy in ancient Rome is momentarily transported to a very strange place.