The Live-Action RUROUNI KENSHIN Sequels Reveal The Juppongatana

The Live-Action RUROUNI KENSHIN Sequels Reveal The Juppongatana

The Juppongatana or "The Ten Swords" are revealed in the newest still from the live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequels. Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire and Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend also get official release dates.

Makoto Shishio ( Tatsuya Fujiwara) leads the Juppongatana (Ten Swords) in next summer's live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequels. Accompanying the photo is also details on BOTH sequel's release dates. Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire will be released in Japan on August 1. Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend will follow on September 13.

Juppongatana rurouni kenshin live-action
Juppongatana rurouni kenshin live-action

The cast of the Juppongatana include:

-Ryunosuke Kamiki as Sōjirō Seta
-Ryōsuke Miura as Chō Sawagejō
-Kenichi Takitō as Hōji Sadojima
-Tomomi Maruyama as Anji Yūkyūzan
-Matsu Murata as Usui Uonuma
-Hiroko Yashiki as Kamatari Honjō
-Yuuya Hara as Henya Kariwa
-Takao Yamada as Iwanbō
-Kentarō Shimazu as Saizuchi
-Kōta Yamaguchi as Fuji

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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.
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Filed Under "Anime & Manga" 12/31/2013 Source: via Anime News Network
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Prime - 12/31/2013, 5:17 PM
It looks bad ass in anime, but in real life...not so much...
thalidomide - 12/31/2013, 5:24 PM
This is going to be epic!
KC - 12/31/2013, 6:54 PM
I cant wait!!!!
DreMo707 - 12/31/2013, 8:12 PM
The first was such a good movie and adaptation
AUSSYACE - 12/31/2013, 11:03 PM
English version Please...
TheVirgin - 12/31/2013, 11:58 PM
The first movie was great!
arsonjack - 1/1/2014, 4:41 AM
LEOSTRATOR - 1/1/2014, 9:15 AM
Now that's how you adapt an manga/comic book to live action.

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