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A hundred and fifty years ago in Kyoto, amid the flames of revolution, there arose a warrior, an assassin of such ferocious power he ...
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. But neither Kenshin nor Battosai are quite what they seem...
Posted August 22, 2005
The 18th volume marks the start of the 'Jinchuu' arc of Rurouni Kenshin. The Jinchuu arc is mostly about someone from Kenshin's past coming back to haunt him. His name is Enishi, who happens to be the brother of Kenshin's former love. Well...you'll just have to read it. It's also worth noting that by most fans who have read it have immediately called it their favorite arc.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted October 4, 2005
Finally the part of Rurouni Kenshin that has not been seen in the states is here! If you are a true fan I suggest you read this. You will be hooked from the first five pages and you wont be able to set it down.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted August 10, 2005