Ep 4 – “Bad! Introducing Sanosuke, Fighter-for-hire” / “Aku no Ichimonji – Kenkaya Sanosuke Tōjō!” (悪の一文字· ケンカ屋左之助登場!)
Gohei Hiruma, the man who Kenshin had previously defeated in the first episode, hires Sanosuke Sagara, known as Zanza after his signature zanbato, to take Kenshin down. He accepts, but not for the money. Instead, he plans to acquaint himself with his new opponent.