"Death Note" Star Tatsuya Fujiwara Cast as Live-Action "Rurouni Kenshin" Villain

Adaptation of Kyoto Arc scheduled for next summer

Following the recent announcement that the live-action adaptation of samurai manga Rurouni Kenshin will continue next summer with the popular Kyoto Arc split into two movies, actor Tatsuya Fujiwara (Death Note's Light Yagami) has been introduced as the political assassin/revolutionary villain Shishio Makoto.

 

Takeru Satoh is back as Kenshin, with Keishi Otomo similarly returning to direct The Kyoto Fire and The Legend's Conclusion.

 

 

via Comic Natalie

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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