The Live-Action RUROUNI KENSHIN Sequels Release New TV Spot

The first of this summer's two live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequels, Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno was released in Japanese theaters yesterday. Unfortunately, western audiences will have to wait a bit to see the film but here's a new tv spot.

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By Mark Julian - 8/2/2014



 
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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SuperCat - 8/2/2014, 2:30 PM






EtriganTheDemon - 8/2/2014, 2:44 PM
Just finished the Kyoto arc in the anime, I got shivers when I watched this.

Shishio looks terrifying, and I smiled when I saw Sojiro in the trailer.

No doubt it will be just as good as the first, if not better.
Pox - 8/2/2014, 7:50 PM
Going to go see it tomorrow night at the Fantasia Film Festival
MericawithanM - 8/2/2014, 10:54 PM
goddamnit this looks so good. get this in america now pleasethankyou.
HachibiTheMC - 8/4/2014, 10:37 AM
GIMME NOW!!!

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