Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Hijikata visits a swordsmith to fix his favorite sword. He ignores the owner’s advice and leaves with a cursed demon sword. On his way back to the Shinsengumi headquarters, a group of ronin pick a fight with him. Hijikata decides to test out his new sword, but once he takes hold of it the demon sword's curse turns him into a weakling! Hijikata is stuck in a dangerous situation but someone saves him. Kamotaro Ito, the Shinsengumi's advisor who has returned to Edo after a year-long absence.