“Kan’u Obstructs Kōchū’s Plan”
“Kan’u, Kōchū no Takurami o Habaman to Suru no Koto”
Aisha, Rinrin and Kōmei rescue a girl from a shopkeeper only to realize the girl swindle him. The girl, Shōren, who is a member of the royal family of the Kingdom of Wu, decides to join Aisha’s group. Later her jewellery is stolen by a crow which is stunned by an arrow from an archer from above an inn which impress the girls. At a restaurant, the group learns a neighboring feudal lord’s son will be marrying the local lord’s daughter despite opposition from the some of the lord’s family. Aisha suddenly realize that the archer’s window is facing the path where the groom will be paraded. The archer, Kōchū reveals to the group that she being forced to assassinate the groom for her daughter’s life, Riri who has been kidnapped. When Kōmei recognize a drawing from Riri as the shopkeeper they meet before, she along with Aisha, Rinrin and Shao mount a rescue to save her while Kōchū stays back to keep her minder distracted. Using Shōren and the shopkeeper as a distraction, Aisha & Rinrin defeat the kidnapper’s at their hideout and rescue Riri. Thanks to a horse provided by Sei (in her Butterfly Mask alter ego), Aisha manages to bring Riri to her mother’s attention which stops her attempt and punches her minder. Kōchū thanks Aisha who mistakenly thinks Aisha & Rinrin are mother & daughter, only to make matters worse when Ririn misinterpret their relationship, which Kōchū now thinks are lovers.