Da and Rin finally realize that they have something very strange in common! They begin a heated exchange over the existence of the murderous Itt-ry sword school before being interrupted by a clue that literally begs for their attention. Sounds odd? It is . . . and we won't be giving anything away here! As Da and Rin come across a huge, horrific breakthrough in their quest to find Isaku and Manji, crazy Doc Burando revels in his newfound power. Imprisoned in an underground torture chamber deep below Edo Castle, Manji doesn't know what's worse, having his mystical bloodworms and healing powers tested every day or-as a 'captive audience'-having to listen to Burando's insane rants on modern medicine and immortality. Enjoy an episode of discoveries and heartache, as Samura's two powerhouse heroines reach a major turning point that will change their relationship forever! 2006 Eagle Award winner for 'Favourite Manga Title' Winner of Japan's prestigious Media Arts Award and America's own Will Eisner Award.