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    Tuesday June 16, 2015
  • Famous All-Female Musical Theater Company Takarazuka Revue to Adapt "Rurouni Kenshin"

    "Lupin the Third" stars and director attached to 2016 production

    Legendary all-female performance troupe Takarazuka Revue famously looks to a broad range of source material for their musicals, from Faust and West Side Story to Phoenix Wrightand Ocean's 11 to Legend of the Galactic Heroes. As such, the news that they'll be adapting Nobuhiro Watsuki's hit samurai manga Rurouni Kenshin, isn't entirely surprising, especially since the lead was voiced in anime by Revue veteran Mayo Suzukaze.

  • Friday May 29, 2015
  • VIDEO: Australia's Madman Posts English Subtitled "Ruruouni Kenshin The Legend Ends" Trailer

    Finale released on DVD last week

    Australian distributor Madman released the live-action Kenshin finale, Rurouni Kenshin The Legend Ends on DVD last week, and to go with this, the've published an English-subtitled trailer. In the feature, Shishio has set sail in his ironclad ship to bring down the Meiji government and return Japan to chaos, carrying Kaoru with him. In order to stop him in time, Kenshin trains with his old master to learn his final technique. 

  • "Rurouni Kenshin" Manga Author Watsuki to Visit Brazil in July

    To be accompanied by his wife Kaworu Kurosaki

    For the 120th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Brazil, the San Paulo Culture Center of the Japan Foundation will invite 45-year-old manga author Nobuhiro Watsuki, best known for his Rurouni Kenshin series, to Brazil this July. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday May 13, 2015
  • VIDEO: "Toriko," "Kenshin" and "Reborn!" Featured in Latest "J-Stars Victory VS+" English Preview Movies

    Plus, the second monthly stream broadcast

    The English J-Stars Victory VS+ site has rolled out its latest round of promo videos for the crossover fighting game celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Shonen Jump magazine, now set to be released in Europe on June 26, followed by the Americas on June 30, on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, as well as a digital-only release on PS Vita. This one features Toriko versus Zebra, Kenshin versus Reborn's Tsuna Sawada and Bobobo-bo.

  • Wednesday September 17, 2014
  • "Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends" Tops Japan's Weekend Box Office

    "Kyoto Inferno" also still holds on the 7th

    Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends), the second part of the final installment of the Rurouni Kenshin live-action film series featuring Takeru Sato as Kenshin Himura finally released in Japan last Saturday. As expected, it ruled the weekend box office with an impressive 919,479,200 yen. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday September 10, 2014
  • Theaters Offer "Rurouni Kenshin" x Hello Kitty Goods

    Plus photos from an irreverent promo tour of Japan

    Move over bear mascot Kumamon. For this weekend's Japanese opening of Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends), it's Hello Kitty who's the subject of the tie-in goods being sold in theaters.

  • Monday September 8, 2014
  • Viz Concludes "Rurouni Kenshin" Shishio Side-Story and Samples Three New "Shonen Jump" Series

    Three chapters of "Judos," "Hi-Fi Cluster" and "Sporting Salt" sampled

    In this Monday's September 8th Weekly Shonen Jump, Viz has launched its "Jump Start" program, in which the opening three chapters of new series from the Japanese Shonen Jump will be simultaneously  published in the English version. The initiative starts with martial arts manga Judos. More after the jump.

  • Saturday August 30, 2014
  • "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno" Earns 4 Billion Yen in 28 Days

    Soon will be the top-grossing Japanese live-action film of the year

    The distributor of the film Warner Brothers Japan announced that Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno), the first part of the final installment of the Rurouni Kenshin live-action film series starring Takeru Sato, has earned an amazing 4,013,551,800 yen (about US$38.5 million) by August 28. Hit the jump for more details.