The animated nineteenth century saga continues. The bloody war, in which Rurouni Kenshin - known throughout Japan as the Hitokiri Battousai (sword-bearing master assassin) - gained his fame as a master assassin, has long ended. Yet Kenshin has found little peace. A lost soul, desperately seeking atonement for his bloody past, he continues to wander far from those he loves. His wife, Kaoru, steadfastly awaits his return as she mourns his absence. Will Kenshin return home before she dies of grief?