The last J-Stars Victory Vs. update brought us screens of the YuYu Hakusho and Hunter x Hunter protagonists in action. Now we're going back to the early lineup to see them all throw down against one another after the jump.
J-Stars Victory Vs., the PlayStation 3 crossover fighting game celebrating the 45th anniversary of Shonen Jump with a battle between characters from Dragon Ball, One Piece, Bleach, Naruto, Dragon Ball, Rurouni Kenshin, Toriko, Gintama, Kochikame, Yu Hakushom Hunter x Hunter and maybe more is starting to add some rivals! In a new spread, the addition of DBZ's Vegita, Toriko's Zebra and Naruto's Sasuke is previewed. Get a look after the jump.
Free Comic Book Day is a single day - the first Saturday in May each year - when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores. Viz is participating in the May 4 event with Dragon Ball & Rurouni Kenshin Restoration preview and It's An Ugly Doll Comic & Other Stuff. Dark Horse's offering includes a Mai Avatar: The Last Airbender story. Get a look after the jump.
Sentai Filmworks have announced that they have licensed 2011 anime OVA Rurouni Kenshin ~ New Kyoto Arc. Kazuhiro Furuhashi directs the new adaptation of the samurai series' most popular storyline, based on a script from Mari Okada. The title will be available next year on bilingual DVD & BD and through digital outlets. More after the jump.
One of the fun things about going to movie theaters is collecting new flyers for the up-coming films. As always, I was able to get some flyers for the latest anime films and the live-action adaptations of popular anime/manga series. Check the newest collection after the jump!
Not long after the release of the theatrical trailer, the home video release for the Rurouni Kenshin Shin Kyoto-Hen OVA has been confirmed. Hit the jump for the details and the first screen shots.
The first half of the new OVA Rurouni Kenshin: Shin Kyoto-Hen is set to debut in Japanese theaters on December 17, ahead of its home video release. Check out the latest trailer after the jump.
Kaiyodo's Revoltech line of "Revolver Joint" poseable figures continues to branch off in exciting directions. Popular anime protagonists from Hellsing and Squid Girl are being immortalized in new figures. As are the beloved characters of Pixar's movies. And so is a flying submarine. Check it all out after the jump.
Hiromitsu Hagiwara's new Rurouni Kenshin: Shin Kyoto-Hen designs for heroic swordsman Kenshin Himura and ninja Misao Makimachi, as well as key art for the upcoming new OVA have been revealed. Check out the preview after the jump.
Groove has announced plans to mark the 15th anniversary of the Rurouni Kenshin anime by immortalizing wandering swordsman hero Kenshin Himura as a 12 cm Docolla. Also on the dolls front, Blythe has updated their plans for a new CLAMP collaboration. Check them out after the jump.
With the live action adaptation of Ruruoni Kenshin set to starting filming, there aren't shots of the actors in costume yet, but set and prop photos have made it online. Check them out after the jump.
Jump Square has announced the actors cast for brawling ex-rebel Sanosuke Sagara, doctor Megumi Takani, and orphan son of a samurai Yahiko Myōjin in live action adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki's manga Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story. More after the jump.