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Friday, November 8, 2013

2014 Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin On 2nd Leg Of Production

Takeru Satoh's (Kamen Rider Den-O) official blog recently uploaded new photos of the at the filming of the upcoming Rurouni Kenshin sequels premiering in 2014. He has mentioned that the team is now starting the second half of the production. Satoh promises to add more photos soon. Takeru Satoh will continue to reprise his role as Kenshin Himura for the upcoming two new live-action Rurouni Kenshin movies set for Summer 2014. 

The official site for the two new live-action Rurouni Kenshin movie set for 2014 has confirmed additional actors including Ryousuke Miura, known to play as Ankh in the tokusatsu TV series, Kamen Rider OOO. In the Rurouni Kenshin movie, Miura will play as Sawagejo Cho, one of Shishio's "Ten Swords". Joining him are Maryjun Takahashi to play as Komagata Yumi, Min Tanaka as Kashiwazaki Nenji, Miyazawa Kazufumi as Ōkubo Toshimichi, Yukiyoshi Ozawa playing as Ito Hirobumia, Ryunosuke Kamiki (Tantei Gakuen Q, Howl's Moving Castle) will play Soujirou Seta, and Yusuke Iseya (Ashita no Joe, Honey & Clover) as Aoshi Shinomori and Tatsuya Fujiwara was announced to play the lead villain, Shishio Makoto.

The latest Rurouni movies will be based on Kyoto arc of Nobuhiro Watsuki's original manga, specifically, the Great Kyoto Fire and Legend's End storylines. The two-part movies will be entitled Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire Arc and Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend Arc.

The "Kyoto Arc" took place several months after Kenshin joins the Kamiya Dojo. Shishio Makoto plans to conquer Japan by destroying the Meiji Government, starting with Kyoto. Feeling that his friends may be attacked, Kenshin goes to meet Shishio alone in order to defeat him. However, many of his friends, including a young Oniwabanshū named Makimachi Misao, decide to help him in his fight.

The first Rurouni Kenshin live action film debuted at the top of Japan Box Office when it premiered in Japan on August 25th, 2012. It also has been seen in theaters more than 2 million times, earning over 3 Billion yen in Japan.


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