According to the September issue of Jump Square magazine, it has announced the names of the actors who will playing the roles of Aoshi Shinomori and Soujiro Seta in the Rurouni Kenshin live-action sequel films.
Ryunosuke Kamiki, who had various roles in Studio Ghibli films like Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and Arrietty, will be playing Makoto Shishio’s right-hand man Soujiro Seta.
While, Yusuke Iseya, who played Shinobu Morita in the live-action Honey & Clover and Tetsuya Chiba in Ashita no Joe live-action film, will be playing the leader of the Oniwabanshū onmitsu Aoshi Shinomori.
They will be joining Tatsuya Fujiwara as Makoto Shishio along with Takeru Satoh (Kenshin Himura), Emi Takei (Kaoru Kamiya), Yuu Aoi (Megumi Takani), and Yosuke Eguchi (Hajime Saitō) who will be reprising their respective roles in the two films.
The two films, which covers the Kyoto arc will premiere summer of next year.