Episodes 8-13 of the Japanese anime series. During the epic battle of Sekigahara, two samurai - the good nature Kyoshiro and the merciless Kyo - are fighting a duel when a shooting star slams into the planet, engulfing both swordsmen. Years later, bounty hunter Yuya meets Kyoshiro, now a traveling medicine man. Yuya quickly realizes that there is something deeply unusual about Kyoshiro. Before long the two are thrown into battle together and the secrets of Kyoshiro's past are revealed.