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Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura (Takeru Satoh) has now become a wandering samurai. Offerring aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes across and aides Kaoru Kamiya (Emi Takei). Her father opened the Kamiya Kasshin-ryu, a kendo school located in Tokyo and Kaoru is now an instructor there. Kaoru then invites Kenshin to stay at her dojo. Their relationship develops further, but Kenshin is still haunted by his violent past ...
- Based on popular manga series "Rurouni Kenshin" written & illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki (published in Weekly Shonen Jump from September 2, 1994 – November 4, 1999).
- Filming begins August, 2011 and is expected to be released in the summer of 2012.
- Related titles:
- Rurouni Kenshin (2012)
- Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno | Rurouni Kenshin Kyoto Taika Hen (2014)
- Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends | Rurouni Kenshin Densetsu no Saigo Hen (2014)
- Rurouni Kenshin: The Final | Rurouni Kenshin Saishusho The Final (2020)
- Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning | Rurouni Kenshin Saishusho The Beginning (2020)
Additional Cast Members:
- 2012 (17th) Busan International Film Festival - October 4-13, 2012 - Open Cinema *International Premiere
- 2012 (45th) Sitges Film Festival - October 4-14, 2012 - Official Fantàstic Competition
- 2013 (31st) Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival - April 2-13, 2013 - Official Selection
- 2013 (15th) Udine Far East Film - April 19-27, 2013 *Italian Premiere
- 2013 (14th) Japan Filmfest Hamburg" - May 22-26, 2013 - Naginata *German Premiere
- 2013 (12th) Asian Film Festival of Dallas - July 11-18, 2013 *U.S. Southwest Premiere
- 2013 (12th) New York Asian Film Festival - June 28-July 15, 2013 *New York Premiere
- 2013 (7th) JAPAN CUTS - July 11-21, 2013 *New York Premiere
- 2013 (17th) Fantasia Film Festival - July 18-August 7, 2013 *Quebec Premiere
- 2013 (33rd) Hawaii International Film Festival - October 10-20, 2013 - Spotlight on Japan *Hawaii Premiere
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