Ep 32 – “Not Out of Luck!” / “Meiun Tsukizu! Tōshi, Ima Yomigaeru” (命運尽きず! 闘志, 今よみがえる)
Aoshi struggles to defeat Shishio, even after landing the Kaiten Kenbu Rokuren attack. After much time passes by, Kenshin regains consciousness due to his swordsman spirit, surviving the painful injuries inflicted by Shishio. Just when Shishio is about to finish Kenshin off with another Guren Kaina attack, Kenshin remembers the promise he made to Kaoru to go back to Tokyo together. Kenshin is able to initiate the Kuzu-ryūsen attack of the Hiten Mitsurugi-ryū, injuring Shishio. Nonetheless, Shishio gets back up because of his swordsman spirit. Despite his injuries and fatigue, Kenshin prepares his final attack, the battōjutsu Amakakeru Ryū no Hirameki.