Rurouni Kenshin, Volume 6
His "sakabato broken in battle, Kenshin seeks out the man who forged it--Arai Shakku'u--only to be turned away. Seiku, son of the legendary swordsmith, had for a time been continuing his father's work (the forging of "katana, meant for killing), but now limits his skills to cooking knives only.... show more
His "sakabato broken in battle, Kenshin seeks out the man who forged it--Arai Shakku'u--only to be turned away. Seiku, son of the legendary swordsmith, had for a time been continuing his father's work (the forging of "katana, meant for killing), but now limits his skills to cooking knives only. Respecting Seiku's wishes, Kenshin leaves without the desired blade...but not before Shishio's spies learn that Shakku'u has forged one last sword. Meanwhile, Shishio arrives in Kyoto with orders for his 10 generals or "Ten Swords" to join him and put into motion a plan to take over Japan. Cho, one of Shishio's "swords," learns early of Shakku'u's final-blade and determines to secure it at any cost. Now, armed onlywith his broken "sakabato, Kenshin must face Cho in battle...
Publish date: August 3rd 2004
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
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Series: Rurouni Kenshin 7 (#13)
Much better than #1. The battles with swords were very exciting. And that Kurogasa guy looked exactly like Gambit O_O why did Kaoru have to be such a PITA when Kenshin was going to have his fight... hmph.
Enjoyable read, highly recommend this series.
The beginning of the Tomoe arc (also the basis for the OAV) and it is my favorite part of the manga. Yeah, the rest of the books were good, but frankly, the series majorly drooped towards the middle. It gets interesting again when we meet Enishi, Tomoe's little brother, who is out for vengeance agai...
Rurouni Kenshin is one of my favorite animes and manga. Quite enjoyable.
As always, this manga gets better and better with every volume. We get to meet so many new amazing enemies in this one, and a new person that'll be joining the cast for the duration. It's funny how when I first saw Megumi, our second female character to really take any front-and-center stage in impo...