Tao Tsuchiya Cast As Misao Makimachi In Live-Action RUROUNI KENSHIN Sequel

Tao Tsuchiya Cast As Misao Makimachi In Live-Action RUROUNI KENSHIN Sequel

Actress Tao Tsuchiya has been cast as fan favorite ninja, Misao Makimachi in the two live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequels, "Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire" and "Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend".

Tao Tsuchiya cast as Misao Makimachi in Rurouni Kenshin


Relative newcomer Tao Tsuchiya has been cast as Misao Makimachi in the two live-action sequels to Rurouni Kenshin. The two sequel films will deal with the Oniwabanshū and covers the Kyoto Arc of the original manga from Nobuhiro Watsuki. Tsuchiya is reportedly performing her own stunts in the film. She previously worked with the film's director, Keishi Ōtomo, on the historical action television series Ryōmaden. Previously, it was announced that Tatsuya Fujiwara (Light Yagami in Death Note) would portray Kenshin's chief rival, Shishio Makoto. Ryunosuke Kamiki (Big Man Japan, Summer Wars) will play Sōjirō Seta and Yusuke Iseya (Casshern, 13 Assassins) will play Aoshi Shinomori. The two sequel films will be released in Japanes theaters next summer.

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