Bandai Namco announced plans to bring Rurouni Kenshin to smartphones in Japan in a game called Rurouni Kenshin: Kengekikenran. Described as a "weapons action battle" game, the iOS and Android title will be free to play with in-app purchases. Read on for more.
If you've been waiting for the new Rurouni Kenshin spinoff, your wait is over. Digital Shonen Jump subscribers can grab their copy of The Ex-Con Ashitaro right now, and non-subscribers can buy it on the cheap. Hit the jump to find out how!
The heroes and villains of Rurouni Kenshin have been reimagined as beautiful paintings by sumi-e master Okazu, and you've got one week left to grab your own! Pre-orders are open for three different pieces. Hit the jump to get yours!
The Japanese Shonen Jump will be running Christmas and New Year's double issues between break weeks, but Viz's English edition will be filling in the spaces with bonus issues. These will feature Yu-Gi-Oh! Transcend Game, the tie-in to the Dark Side of Dimensions anniversary anime movie, and the Rurouni Kenshin two-parter that leads into the newly announced Hokkaido Arc.
Rurouni Kenshin author Nobuhiro Watsuki recently returned for "The Tale In Rurouni Kenshin - Ashitaro's Criminal Record," split between the December and January issues Jump SQ to celebrate the manga magazine's 9th anniversary. Except, in that January issue, out in Japan December 2nd, the story of a contemporary of Kenshin's titular hero in revealed to be a lead-in to a story that actually will feature the wandering ex-assassin.
Rurouni Kenshin author Nobuhiro Watsuki is back with a new short story, "The Tale In Rurouni Kenshin - Ashitaro's Criminal Record," from the December issue of manga magazine Jump SQ. The new lead is a contemporary of Kenshin's titular hero. More after the jump.
Now that the first Rurouni Kenshin film's theatrical screenings have come and gone, Funimation has dates lined up for Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno next. The limited U.S. theatrical engagement is planned for September 12, 13, and 14, and you can find out if it's playing near you with the theater locator at the bottom of this page. Read on for a new English-subtitled trailer.
At this weekend's Otakon anime event in Baltimore Maryland, Funimation announced English dub casts for a number of their upcoming releases, including the first live-action Rurouni Kenshin movie, fantasy Overlord, Hetalia: The Word Twinkle - Season 6, and risque comedy Shimoneta. See who's who after the jump.
The latest in a long line of collaborations between popular anime franchises and Puzzle & Dragons is Rurouni Kenshin, which is headed to the game in the coming months. Hit the jump to see more!