Shishio cast in Rurouni Kenshin live-action sequels

Further news has come in following the announcement of the two sequels to the live-action Rurouni Kenshin regarding the casting for the films which will now be titled Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire and Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend. Yaoran broke the news that the villain of both films, the infamous Shishio, has officially been cast. Popular Japanese actor Tatsuya Fujiwara (Death Note...

2 New Rurouni Kenshin Live-Action Films Based on Kyoto Arc Announced

News has just come through that the August issue of Jump Square magazine has confirmed that two sequels to the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film are in the works for release in 2014. The two follow-up live-action films will adapt the famous Kyoto Arc of Rurouni Kenshin across both films. The Kyoto Arc as fans of the series would know details Himura Kenshin’s struggle with the bandage-clad vil...

Rurouni Kenshin Blu-Ray Review

Rurouni Kenshin Studio: Studio Swan Publisher: Madman Entertainment Format: DVD, Blu-Ray (Reviewed) Release Date: March 20, 2013 Price: $34.95 – Available Here Overview: Some of you may know that this isn’t the first time I’ve been tasked with reviewing Rurouni Kenshin, a live-action adaptation of the legendary anime and manga of the same name. Last year we attended the 16th Japa...

Rurouni Kenshin Movie Review

Rurouni Kenshin Studio: Studio Swan Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 21, 2012, Melbourne – December 5, 2012 Price: $17 – (Buy Here) Overview: Without a doubt, the most anticipated film of the 16th Japanese Film Festival was Rurouni Kenshin, the live-action adaptation of the classic samurai manga. As with all adapt...

Rurouni Kenshin for International Release

As previously reported, the widely popular Rurouni Kenshin saga has been adapted into a live action film. Directed by Keishi Otomo and starring Takeru Satou of Kamen Rider Den-O as the mysterious Kenshin Himura, the movie will be released in Japan on August 25, 2012. Along side Satou will be Emi Takei as Kaoru Kamiya, the heir to the Kamiya Kasshin Ryu dojo, Munetaka Aoki as Sanosuke Sagara, the r...

Rurouni Kenshin Live-Action gets another Trailer

Can’t get enough of the upcoming Rurouni Kenshin live-action film? Well for those of you who bare an unquenchable thirst for any snippet of news or footage of the most anticipated Japanese film of the year, than your in luck. Another trailer for the film has made it’s way online for your viewing pleasure and it shows off more than any other trailer yet of the film. The film is of cours...

Rurouni Kenshin Live-Action Poster

The theatrical poster for the live-action adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s legendary samurai manga classic Rurouni Kenshin has been revealed. The poster features the photography of award-winning photographer Kazumi Kurigami. The poster can be seen to the left (click to enlarge), it features Himura Kenshin in a gray scale with the infamous red ‘X’ highlight in front of him, with t...

New Rurouni Kenshin Live-Action Trailer

It was previously revealed the Nobuhiro Watsuki’s classic samurai manga Rurouni Kenshin would be getting live-action treament. Through a Japanese variety show, we now get some new footage of the live-action adaptation of the Rurouni Kenshin manga. The trailer features Himura Kenshin and company both in battle and out of battle as well as some brief close up shots of each actor in character i...

Kenshin and Kurogasa face off in latest live action Rurouni Kenshin images

After the first few images were released of the live action adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s Rurouni Kenshin manga, hype for the movie even in the Western world has skyrocketed. As such it is good to see that Japanese website Eiga has continued to release a few more live action images. The images can be seen below and this includes a face-off between Kenshin Himura and Kurogasa. The images w...

Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin images released

While we may have seen a promotional poster online for the live action Rurouni Kenshin film, we have yet to see how the movie would look when images are actually taken from the set itself. That is until today when Japanese website Eiga posted the five images below which show us how Kenshin Himura and Kaoru Kamiya are going to look when the movie is released next year in Japan on August 25th. The a...

Rurouni Kenshin Live Action Film Green-Lit

Following the announcement of the Rurouni Kenshin anime remake, it’s become increasingly evident that a full-blown revival of the franchise. Just today, it has been announced that a live-action film adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s samurai epic has been green-lit and slated for a 2012 release. But that is not all, the producers of the upcoming live-action film plan to make the film int...

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