Copyright: Fuji Television, Sony Picture
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This is the first episode of a long running series based on the manga by Watsuki Nobuhiro published by Jump Comics.
A wandering rurounin, Himura Kenshin has just arrived in Tokyo when he is challenged by Kamiya Kaoru, who believes him to be the infamous Hitokiri Battousai. However, an alarm from the town tells a different story as Battousai had just shown up to create still more trouble. The rurounin saves Kaoru's life from hitokiri Battousai, and in return Kaoru offers him a place to stay at the dojo as long as he is in Tokyo. Battousai claims to have be taught by Kamiyakatsushinryu, the way of Kaoru's father's dojo. Who is this person claiming to be Hitokiri Battousai and why is he trying to destroy Kamiya dojo? Also, who exactly is (was?) Battousai?
Will the wandering ruronin help Kaoru in her fight to protect the name of her dojo? And is he capable of doing anything to help considering he seems to be quite lost and confused. Or will he end up permanently locked in the storage room after having accidentally run in on Kaoru in the bath...
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