Rurouni Kenshin author Nobuhiro Watsuki recently returned for "The Tale In Rurouni Kenshin - Ashitaro's Criminal Record," split between the December and January issues Jump SQ to celebrate the manga magazine's 9th anniversary. Except, in that January issue, out in Japan December 2nd, the story of a contemporary of Kenshin's titular hero in revealed to be a lead-in to a story that actually will feature the wandering ex-assassin.
Coming in Spring 2017, the Kenshin-gumi returns in a Hokaido Arc. set to feature the old favorites crossing swords with the new criminal.
Chapter 1 color page
Chapter 2 color page