Kaoru Kamiya is one of the main characters of the anime and manga series, Rurouni Kenshin. She is the Assiant Master at her family dojo, teaching the Kamiya Kasshin swordsmanship. She is also the main love interest of Kenshin Himura.
She and Kenshin share a relationship that serves one of the largest focal points of the series. She was sometimes rescued from death, dishonor and loneliness. Kenshin sees Kaoru as equally important to any other person. She also developed feelings for Kenshin as the two fall in love with each other. She eventually recognizes that Kenshin has had a violent past. At the end of the series, she and Kenshin got married and have a son named Kenji.