- Previous episode S01E27 - A Shinobi Battle of Friendship
- Number S01E28
- Directors Noriyuki Abe, Hiroyuki Yamashita
- Writer Makoto Uezu
A Declaration of War
Kagura makes up his mind to accept the famed sword Hiramekarei from Chojuro, but unwittingly becomes part of a plot set up by Kagura’s old acquaintance, Shizuma Hoshigaki, a man who opposes the new, peaceful shinobi order.