ANIME: New Image From The Live-Action RUROUNI KENSHIN Sequels

The 2012 live-action Rurouni Kenshin movie will release not one, but TWO sequels next summer. Here's our first look at returning cast member Tao Tsuchiya as Misao Makimachi.

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By Mark Julian - 12/13/2013
Tao Tsuchiya as Tokyo Sonata Rurouni Kenshin


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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. 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.

Source: Comic Natalie
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TheRealistStarLord - 12/13/2013, 2:48 AM
One of the best movies of 2012!!! And also, the most greatest Anime live action movie adaptation to date!!!

Hope the sequel will exceed the first movie.
JazzBebopHero - 12/13/2013, 10:19 AM
@SyamAgsa14

I completely agree. I was really impressed with the first live action Rurouni Kenshin movie. It was very well done and was a good adaptation.

I am definitely looking forward to this sequel.
Ineedrevelation - 12/13/2013, 2:29 PM
Still don't know why this wasn't pushed in the U.S.

Probably cause Kenue's not playing the white savior.

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