From the back cover:
Gather your friends, ready your katana, and prepare to become a samurai in the Emerald Empire of Rokugan!
Whether you are brand-new to roleplaying or just new to the Legend of the Five Rings, the Beginner Game is the perfect starting point for players of all skill levels.
Open the box and begin playing immediately!
The Legend of the Five Rings Beginner Game features a complete, learn-as-you-go adventure. Players can jump right in and play as they learn the game, using pre-generated character folios that keep the rules right at their fingertips. Custom dice and an exciting gameplay system make every roll a dramatic event. Detailed rules provide for hours of entertainment as you create your own adventures and tell your own stories.
This is a complete standalone game for 3–5 players.