One of the best things in Rurouni Kenshin is the relationships between and among its characters. Next to KenKao, I love the dynamics among the Kenshingumi the most. This particular scene in the manga is also one of my favorites among the many other scenes that make Ruroken special. It shows how much Sano loves his Jo-chan and how much Yahiko values his Busu.
The fact that they have freaking nicknames for each other make it more adorable. Sano was the one who specifically instructed Yahiko to get Kaoru back on track after Kenshin left for Kyoto. Yahiko was the one who reminded Kaoru that she should not lose hope; they’ll find Kenshin eventually, and he was the one who didn’t give up on Kenshin. He didn’t give up on the Kenshingumi. And both of them are willing to kill for her because they love her and they don’t want Kenshin to break his vow. Perfect sibling/bestfriend relationship is perfect.
Confeitos or Kompeitō, when portuguese and japanese cultures meet :’)
“Sugar was first introduced to Japan by Portuguese traders in the 16th century. For many years afterward sugar continued to be rare and precious in Japan. Kompeito are the traditional thank-you-for-visiting gift of the Imperial House of Japan (the Emperor).”