Be the first to write a review About this product. About this product Product Information Packed with action, romance and historical intrigue, Rurouni Kenshin is one of the most beloved and popular manga series worldwide. Set against the backdrop of the Meiji Restoration, it tells the saga of Himura Kenshin, once an assassin of ferocious power, now a humble rurouni, a wandering swordsman fighting to protect the honor of those in need. A hundred and fifty years ago in Kyoto, amid the flames of revolution, there arose a warrior, an assassin of such ferocious power he was given the title Hitokiri: Manslayer.
With his bloodstained blade, Hitokiri Battosai helped close the turbulent Bakumatsu period and end the reign of the shoguns, slashing open the way toward the progressive Meiji Era. Then he vanished, and with the flow of years became legend. In the 11th year of Meiji, in the middle of Tokyo, the tale begins. Himura Kenshin, a humble rurouni, or wandering swordsman, comes to the aid of Kamiya Kaoru, a young woman struggling to defend her father's school of swordsmanship against attacks by the infamous Hitokiri Battosai.
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Her by Pierre Jeanty , Paperback 7. Martin Paperback, You may also like. He realizes he can still practice swordsmanship with his left arm and challenges Yahiko to a rematch in the future. Tsunan is still haunted by the past and hatred of the Meiji government and wants to bomb the headquarters of the Meiji Government.
Seeing that this would not be what their captain wanted, Sanosuke stops him with Kenshin's help. Meanwhile, Megumi runs into Kenshin, Kaoru, and Yahiko and returns to the dojo with them, where they find Sanosuke in critical condition. While Megumi is able to save Sano's life, it is three days and nights before he wakes up. He says goodbye to Kaoru and leaves without a word to the others. Zenpen " Act Furious that Kenshin broke his promise not to go wandering again without letting him know, Sanosuke decides to go to Kyoto to confront him.
Meanwhile, Megumi goes to see Kaoru, who is severely depressed at Kenshin's departure. She convinces Kaoru to go to Kyoto, giving her some medicine that Kenshin said was valuable for wounds, and Yahiko and Kaoru leave Tokyo. Kenshin allows Misao to accompany him, but avoids telling her what happened to Aoshi. While on their journey, Kenshin and Misao find a village that has been conquered by Shishio. They meet a boy from the village named Mishima Eiji whose family was slaughtered by Shishio's soldiers.
After meeting Shishio, Kenshin is attacked by Shishio's soldier, Senkaku. The fight ends in a tie with both of their swords broken and the village is freed. Kenshin wants him to make another reverse-blade sword, but he refuses because he hates violence. Hiko does not think that Kenshin is going to be able to learn the final technique of the Hiten Mitsurugi style because of his history as a hitokiri.
Meanwhile, Misao meets Yahiko and Kaoru and takes them to meet Kenshin. Kaoru and Yahiko catch up with Kenshin at Hiko's home and he sends Kenshin out and questions them about his apprentice's life since he saw him last. They tell him about Kenshin's vow not to kill and his struggles to redeem himself and atone for all the lives he has taken. Hiko decides to teach Kenshin the final technique after all and Kaoru, Yahiko, and Misao return to the Aoi-Ya to wait for him. Misao in her turn is upset to discover that all her friends are dead and Aoshi has had some kind of breakdown. Meanwhile, Shishio meets Aoshi and offers him the opportunity to join forces.
Aoshi is not interested in joining anyone, but he is willing to work with Shishio, since he wants to kill Kenshin.
Aoshi leaves Okina badly injured and tells Misao he never wants to see her again. He also warns them of the power of the Juppongatana. Kenshin trains with Hiko, but finds himself unable to master the final technique. Hiko gives Kenshin one night to prepare, warning him that if he cannot find what is missing in himself, it will be his final duty as Kenshin's master to end his life. He also discovers that the passing of this final technique usually costs the life of the master, but due to the reverse-blade sword, Hiko is only wounded and makes a full recovery.
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Learning that Shishio plans to burn Kyoto, Kenshin realizes that the fire is just a distraction. Shishio's real objective is to escape from Kyoto in his battleship, Rengoku, in order to attack the Meiji government. Okina wants Kenshin to end Aoshi's life, but Kenshin believes there is still a chance to save him and promises Misao that he will bring him back.
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Sanosuke is shocked to find Anji there and volunteers to fight him to learn if he is really evil. During the course of a brutal fight, Anji tells Sano his history and why he joined Shishio. He wants to save the world, but Sanosuke convinces him that his wish to destroy is not the way to achieve his goal. Although Sano is injured, he defeats Anji, who then warns them that the Aoi-Ya is under attack. Kenshin had asked Hiko to go there to protect Kaoru and the others, and he decides to trust his master to defend the Aoi-Ya.
Kenshin then asks Yumi to guide them to the next fighter. Meanwhile, Kenshin finds Aoshi and remembers his promise to Misao to bring him back. He knows the only way to keep that promise is to fight Aoshi, and he challenges him.
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Saizuchi is helpless without Fuji, and the inn is saved. He is overpowered by the memory of his family, who cruelly abused him. He killed them all and then left with Shishio. He then leaves the stronghold and Kenshin finally comes face to face with Shishio, who proves to be too strong for Kenshin. Sano lands a solid hit on Shishio's jaw but his hand is shattered and Shishio defeats him. He battles Shishio, giving Kenshin time to recover. Yumi pleads with Kenshin to break off the fight and Shishio stabs through her into Kenshin.
Kenshin is horrified at what he considers Shishio's betrayal of his lover, but Shishio retorts that he did what Yumi wanted him to do. She confirms this before dying in Shishio's arms, promising to wait for him. He continues the fight with Kenshin, but his body becomes so hot that it spontaneously combusts.
Do You Still Bear the Scar? Kenshin and his friends return to Tokyo and plan a celebration at the Akabeko. After dinner Kenshin confides to Sanosuke that he is worried and while Sano is attempting to reassure him, the Akobeko is attacked and destroyed. They learn that a group known as the Six Comrades are attacking Kenshin's friends. Kenshin and Sanosuke start guarding several places which Kenshin commonly visits. Kenshin and Sanosuke head out to fight the two members. Sanosuke faces Banjin, but is unable to defeat him since his right hand is still injured due to his fights in Kyoto.
However, Banjin escapes as his partner Gein shoots a bomb to the area. While Kenshin returns to the Kamiya dojo, he is confronted by the leader from the group, Yukishiro Enishi , who tells him that his group will attack the Kamiya dojo in a few days. Kenshin returns to the Kamiya dojo, and explains to his friends that Enishi seeks revenge for the death of his sister and also Kenshin's wife, Yukishiro Tomoe , who was killed by Kenshin fifteen years ago. A flashback from Kenshin then starts showing how he became hitokiri as well as how he killed his lover Tomoe.
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Kenshin's flashback continues showing how he met Tomoe, and both started a romantic relationship. After an incident from the Ishin Shishi, Kenshin and Tomoe get married, and move to live to a little town under advice from Kenshin's superiors. During those days, Kenshin becomes happier and calmer, but it is later revealed that Tomoe was sent by a group of assassins known as the Yaminobu to discover his weakpoints. When Tomoe goes to her group's base, but lies to them as she is in love with Kenshin. However, the group realize this and kidnap Tomoe to make Kenshin try to rescue her.
Kenshin manages to defeat the assassins and meet their boss, but is severely injured during the fights.
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Kenshin faces the boss from the assassins, but is unable to defeat him. Kenshin desesperately attacks the boss, but although he kills him, Tomoe dies while protecting Kenshin. Some weeks later, Kenshin returns to be a hitokiri until the Bakumatsu ends. After Kenshin's flashback ends, all his friends prepare to fight against Enishi. During those days, Kaoru also requests Misao to bring Tomoe's diary to Tokyo to make Enishi read it and she sets out with Aoshi.
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When the Six Comrades invade Kamiya dojo, Kujiranami is the first to attack, wanting to take revenge for his defeat he had against Kenshin. Kenshin and Sanosuke manage to defeat him, but they are then attacked by Banjin and Otowa. As Banjin once again surpasses Sanosuke, Gein prepares to attack the dojo. Sanosuke continues fighting Banjin, and defeats him using his Futae no Kiwami even though his right hand is severely wounded. He easily defeats him, leaving Enishi as the only left warrior.