What happens when a young man who has been bullied becomes a bully himself? Innerself is a martial arts, musical, coming-of-age story. Ed, a naïve young man who has been bullied his entire life, finally decides to do something about it. He studies martials arts, develops into an expert fighter and begins fighting everyone - from his bullies to his sensei. Kicked out of the school for fighting unnecessarily, Ed struggles to become a better man. Meanwhile, his new sensei is attempting to take over his former school and using Ed to do it.