Live-Action RUROUNI KENSHIN Sequels Unleash New 5-Minute Promo
Check out five minutes of footage from the upcoming live-action Rurouni Kenshin squels, Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends. Kick back and watch the Battousai do his thing!
The footage shown from Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno may be the closest we ever come to seeing Takehiko Inoue's Vagabond fight where Miyamoto Musashi takes down 70 swordsman of the Yoshioka-ryu dojo. Check out the awesome swordplay after the jump.
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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