Ep 8 – “A New Battle! The Mysterious Beauty From Nowhere” / “Arata naru Tatakai! Tobikonde kita Nazo no Bijo” (新たなる戦い! 飛び込んできた謎の美女)
One of Sanosuke’s friends has died from opium when a mysterious woman named Megumi Takani shows up and needs his help, in which Kenshin tags along. She is being pursued by the Oniwabanshū, an elite group of ninja that used to protect the Edo castle. They protect her, but Yahiko is poisoned.