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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

2014 Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin: First Look At Tatsuya Fujiwara As Shishio Makoto

After it was circulated online, the photo of Tao Tsuchiya as Misao Makimachi  for the upcoming  two new live-action Rurouni Kenshin movie sequels set for 2014, here is our first peek at Tatsuya Fujiwara who will be playing as Shishio Makoto captured from a TV show in Japan.

According to the movie's official site actors joining in the 2014 live-action Rurouni Kenshin movie includes Ryousuke Miura, known to play as Ankh in the tokusatsu TV series, Kamen Rider OOO, 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, Ryunosuke Kamiki as Soujirou Seta and Takeru Satoh as Kenshin Himura.  

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.

Screenshot via Jefusion, Japanator


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