During the violent upheaval of the Bakumatsu era, Hitokiri Battosai was a feared and ruthless assassin. But now that the Meiji Restoration has begun to heal the wounds of civil war, Battosai has taken up a new name... and a new calling!
He is now Himura Kenshin, a rurouni wanderer who has vowed to only draw his sword to protect those in need. But now a recent enemy has recruited a ruthless assassin to bring down Kenshin and steal the Kamiya dojo! Can Kenshin maintain his oath to never shed blood again and protect his new friends?!
Story and art by Nobuhiro Watsuki.