Kenshin Himura (Sato Takeru) It is a famous samurai known for his skill with the katana and his coldness in killing. In the past he was in the service of the Ishin Shishi, a group of Patriots that fought to return the power to the Emperor, fought hundreds of battles and claiming many lives. But after all the fighting, swears not return to kill and decides to pass to the anonymity to devote is to travel by the country as a tramp helping to who it needs, as penance for all the deaths that led to. Ten years after, in 1878, Kenshin arrives in Tokyo where he meets Kaoru (Emi Takei), who invites you to stay in her dojo until he decides to return to wander. However, the past that Kenshin tried to leave behind soon will return to take revenge against it. Adaptation of the manga by Nobuhiro Watsuki.