3 New TV Spots For This Summer's Live-Action RUROUNI KENSHIN Sequels

3 New TV Spots For This Summer's Live-Action RUROUNI KENSHIN Sequels

Check out three new tv spots for this summer's two, that's right - "dos", live-action sequels to 2012's Rurnouni Kenshin film wrom WB and Studio Swan. Battōsai the Manslayer is putting in overtime this summer!






 
Next summer's live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequels, "Rurôni Kenshin: The Great Kyôto Fire arc" and "Rurôni Kenshin: The End of a Legend arc" will look to adapt the "Kyoto Arc" of the original manga from Nobuhiro Watsuki. Keishi Ōtomo returns to direct both feature films for Studio Swan. Takeru Satoh plays Kenshin Himura, Emi Takei returns as Kaoru Kamiya, Yusuke Iseya plays Aoshi Shinomori, Munetaka Aoki plays Sanosuke Sagara, Yuu Aoi co-stars as Megumi Takani, Ryunosuke Kamiki plays Sōjirō Seta, Yosuke Eguchi plays Hajime Saitō, Tatsuya Fujiwara plays Makoto Shishio, the venerable min Tanaka plays Nenji Kashiwazaki/Okina, Kazufumi Miyazawa plays Toshimichi Ōkubo, Yukiyoshi Ozawa plays Hirobumi Itō, Kaito Ōyagi plays Yahiko Myōjin, Maryjun Takahashi plays Yumi Komagata and Ryosuke Miura plays Chō Sawagejō. Watsuki's original manga began in 1994 and recently concluded its non-concurrent run this past June in Jump Square. Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire) will be released in Japan theaters this autumn, on August 1st. The third film, Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend) will be released just a month later, on September 13th.
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Filed Under "Anime & Manga" 7/19/2014 Source: via ANN
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12 Comments
InfiniteMonkey - 7/19/2014, 7:04 AM
That is how you do it Hollywood.

Japanese names with the proper Japanese people.
Not, Japanese names with White people. LOL

Can't wait for this movie. SOON!
zemus - 7/19/2014, 7:34 AM
Movie looks just great. First one was Amazing.
Pox - 7/19/2014, 7:41 AM
Got my tickets to see it last night

can't wait though it looks like they may be fashioning the final fight around the newest animation OAV vs. the classic tv-series which is disappointing but understandable for a money and time standpoint.
Berserker187 - 7/19/2014, 8:13 AM
Um where cam I see the first one. An is it here in the west coast?
DrunkenNukem - 7/19/2014, 8:47 AM
where can i watch the 1st one? is it in the bay?
LEOSTRATOR - 7/19/2014, 2:05 PM
Cant wait for this. I watched Gatchaman live movie the other day, was so disappointed but happy to see them on screen.
MrSuperheromoviefan - 7/19/2014, 3:07 PM
@GURILLAPUD - Where did you see Gatchaman?
MrSuperheromoviefan - 7/19/2014, 3:09 PM
It looks awesome, I can't wait
LittleDanglyThing - 7/20/2014, 2:44 AM
His reverse blade sword is brokededed :(
Pathogen - 7/20/2014, 9:58 AM
i really wanted to like the first one. Some good scenes, but I guess I just can't connect with that goofy japanese character "humor" where they act stupid one min, then kick ass the next. Probably why I don't like anime, either
LEOSTRATOR - 7/21/2014, 5:59 AM
@MrSuperheromoviefan

In Cleveland we have a Asian mall on 30th and Payne. They have a video store inside that sell a lot of foreign movies. I would think that most of them are bootleg. I stay away from the ones without subtitles, you can find some real gems. I got the first Raid from them, Killzone, Flashpoint, Black Mask and some other outrageous martial art movies.
Gatchaman2014 - 8/1/2014, 8:29 PM
Can anyone answer the following questions:

1. How can I buy the first Kenshin live action movie on DVD? All I seem to come across are bootlegs online. I'd love to own all three movies one day.

2. Will they ever release the first Kenshin movie, Kyoto Inferno, and End of the Legend in the U.S.?

Thanks!

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