August of this year is a big month for the Rurouni Kenshin franchise in Japan. STUDIOUS, a Japanese fashion select shop specializing in its "TOKYO" brand, will start offering two braided bracelets collaborated with the Rurouni Kenshin anime on August 17. The bracelets feature two characters from the series, the protagonist Kenshin Himura and one of the most popular villain (and the original manga creator Nobuhiro Watsuki's most favorite), Makoto Shishio. The company say that Rurouni Kenshin, the series has gained worldwide popularity, matches well its corporate philosophy "From Japan to the World." The retail price for both bracelets is 5,500 yen (approximately US$69.37). Which bracelet do you want to wear?
Kenshin Himura model
Makoto Shishio model
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