Rurouni Kenshin – Sequels Open August 1 and September 13 in Japan


The official website for the upcoming Rurouni Kenshin live-action movie sequels has announced the airing dates for the two movies.

The first  movie, Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire) will premiere on August 1, while Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend) will open on September 13 in Japan. The two movies were originally slated for summer 2014 release.

The website also posted new images of the cast from the movie. One of the images features the members of the Juppongatana (Ten Sword) gang, a group of elite swordsmen led by Makoto Shishio . The character page has also been updated adding the complete cast in costume.

The two movie will cover the Kyoto Arc from  Nobuhiro Watsuki’s original historical action manga.

via ANN