Rurouni Kenshin: New Kyoto Arc (OAV)

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[ alternate retelling of Rurouni Kenshin (TV) ]

Alternative title:
Rurouni Kenshin - Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Shin Kyōto-Hen (Japanese) 
Rurouni Kenshin: Shin Kyoto-Hen (Japanese) 
るろうに剣心―明治剣客浪満譚― 新京都編 (Japanese) 
Genres: action , drama 
Themes: historical , samurai , swordplay 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: Told from the perspective of Misao Makimachi, this alternate retelling of the Kyoto arc chronicles the adventures of wandering swordsman Kenshin Himura and his quest in putting a stop to the evil Makoto Shishio and his plot to take over Japan. 
User Ratings: 132 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 8 votes (sub:4, dub:4)
 Excellent: 15 votes (sub:11, dub:3, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Very good: 24 votes (sub:16, dub:3, raw:1, others:4
4 Spanish subtitled
)
 Good: 32 votes (sub:21, dub:11)
 Decent: 20 votes (sub:13, dub:3, ?:1, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 So-so: 7 votes (sub:6, raw:1)
 Not really good: 9 votes (sub:9)
 Weak: 7 votes (sub:6, dub:1)
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:1, raw:1)
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 297 users, rank: #2217 (of 5999)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.508 (Good−), std. dev.: 2.2377, rank: #3394 (of 5995)
Weighted mean: 6.500 (Good−), rank: #3405 (of 5995) (seen all: 6.59 / seen some: 3.87)
Bayesian estimate: 6.587 (Good−), rank: #2957 (of 4548)
Running time: 47 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 2 
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage: 2011-12-17 
Release dates: We have 2
Ending Theme:
#1: "Nanairo no Kaze" (七色の風) by Rina Sumioka 
#2: "feel you" by Rina Sumioka 
Official website:
Links: We have 1
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Rurouni Kenshin: New Kyoto Arc (Blu-Ray) 2013-03-05 (from $21.91)
DVD (Region 1)
    Rurouni Kenshin: New Kyoto Arc (DVD) 2013-03-05 (from $16.21)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Kazuhiro Furuhashi 
Script: Mari Okada (eps 1-2) 
Storyboard:
Hiro Kaburaki  (ep 1) 
Kazuhiro Furuhashi  (eps 1-2) 
Episode Director:
Hiro Kaburaki (eps 1-2) 
Toshiyuki Kato (ep 2) 
Music: Noriyuki Asakura 
Original creator: Nobuhiro Watsuki 
Character Design: Hiromitsu Hagiwara 
Art Director: Ken Naito 
Chief Animation Director: Hiromitsu Hagiwara 
Animation Director:
Masaaki Kannan (eps 1-2) 
Tokuyuki Matsutake  (eps 1-2) 
Toshimitsu Kobayashi (ep 2) 
Yuki Iwai  (eps 1-2) 
Art design: Kazuhiro Itou 
Director of Photography: Shinichi Igarashi 
Producer: Ai Abe 

2nd Key Animation:
Ayu Asari  (ep 1) 
Emi Tezuka  (eps 1-2) 
Hiroko Morosawa (eps 1-2) 
Hiroshi Morosawa (eps 1-2) 
Hiroshi Yakou (ep 2) 
Hisae Ikezu  (eps 1-2) 
Kanako Ono  (ep 1) 
Kengo Saitō (ep 2) 
Kouki Yoshida  (ep 1) 
Mariko Inagaki  (eps 1-2) 
Mayuko Kato (ep 2) 
Megumi Arakawa  (ep 1) 
Sachiyo Matsubayashi (ep 2) 
Shiori Kobayashi  (eps 1-2) 
Tooru Sawamura  (eps 1-2) 
Yoshiko Shimizu  (eps 1-2) 
Youko Nomura  (eps 1-2) 
Animation producer: Keiichi Matsuda 
Assistant Animation Director: Eriko Itō 
Calligraphy: Goichi Iwahata 
Color design: Shinji Matsumoto 
Color Specification:
Ayako Suenaga 
Shinji Matsumoto 
Editing: Masahiro Matsumura 
Editing Assistant: Yuki Koike 
Film Editing: Yoshiaki Kimura 
In-Between Animation:
Asuna Imahashi 
Chieko Senoo 
Key Animation:
Aika Kawasaki  (eps 1-2) 
Akihito Asai (ep 2) 
Akira Matsunaga (ep 2) 
Anri Iwasaki (ep 2) 
Atsuko Nakajima  (ep 1) 
Chikai Okado (ep 2) 
Eiji Komatsu (ep 2) 
Emi Kouno  (ep 1) 
Emiko Momose  (ep 1) 
Eri Sano  (ep 1) 
Eri Yamazaki (ep 2) 
Erina Oshima  (eps 1-2) 
Fuminori Tsukita (eps 1-2) 
Hanako Enomoto  (ep 1) 
Haruka Tanaka (ep 2) 
haruyo  (ep 1) 
Hidetoshi Oomori (ep 2) 
Hitomi Hasegawa  (ep 1) 
Kanae Matsunaga  (ep 1) 
Kazuma Uike  (ep 1) 
Kenichi Ishimaru (ep 2) 
Kenichi Ohki (ep 2) 
Manabu Akita  (ep 1) 
Masao Ebihara  (ep 1) 
Masayuki Kouda (ep 1)  
Mayumi Oda  (ep 1) 
Misao Abe  (eps 1-2) 
Miyuki Matsumoto (ep 2) 
Naoko Ikeuchi (ep 2) 
Risako Yoshida  (eps 1-2) 
Rumi Miyata (ep 1) 
Ruri Niitsuma (ep 1) 
Ryo Komori  (eps 1-2) 
Ryouichi Kaida (ep 2) 
Shinobu Nishioka (ep 2) 
Takahito Katayama  (eps 1-2) 
Takashi Kojima (ep 1) 
Takenori Tsukuma  (eps 1-2) 
Takeshi Otani (ep 2) 
Tomo Kosaka  (ep 1) 
Tomoko Kameyama (ep 2) 
Tomoko Sugimoto  (ep 1) 
Tomomi Ikeda  (ep 1) 
Tomoyuki Kitamura  (eps 1-2) 
Toshiharu Murata  (ep 1) 
Toshimasa Kuroyanagi  (ep 1) 
Yasuyuki Kai (ep 2) 
Yoko Ito (ep 2) 
Yong Hoon Chong (ep 1) 
Youichi Ishikawa  (ep 1) 
Yui Kinoshita  (eps 1-2) 
Yumi Nakayama  (eps 1-2) 
Yuuko Yamada  (eps 1-2) 
Music producer: Hiroaki Sano 
Planning: Hideo Katsumata 
Planning Assistant: Shuhei Hosono 
Post-Recording Director: Yuji Mitsuya 
Production Advancement:
Takuma Hirabayashi (eps 1-2) 
Yūichirō Kikuchi (ep 2) 
Production manager: Nobuyasu Nobe 
Recording Adjustment: Shoji Hata 
Recording Assistant: Naomi Fujita 
Setting Production: Hitoshi Yoneoka 
Sound Design:
Minoru Yamada 
Yuika Shiraishi 
Sound Work: Hiroshi Nishijima 
Special Effects: Takefumi Saito 
Theme Song Arrangement: Noriyuki Asakura 
Theme Song Composition: Noriyuki Asakura 
Theme Song Performance: Rina Sumioka 
Voice Direction: Yuji Mitsuya 
Web Manager: Takeo Tsuda 
Mayo Suzukaze as Kenshin Himura 

Kanako Irie as Yumi Komagata 
Ken Narita as Hajime Saitō 
Masaaki Ishikawa as Seikū Arai 
Masanori Ikeda as Makoto Shishio 
Miina Tominaga as Yahiko Myoujin 
Miki Fujitani as Kaoru Kamiya 
Noriko Hidaka as Sōjirō Seta 
Shinichi Fukumoto as Chō Sawagejō 
Sho Ryuzanji as Usui Uonuma 
Shuuichi Ikeda as Seijūrō Hiko 
Tamio Ohki as Nenji Kashiwazaki(Okina) 
Tomo Sakurai as Misao Makimachi 
Unshou Ishizuka as Fuji 
Yasuyoshi Hara as Anji Yūkyūzan 
Yoshito Yasuhara as Aoshi Shinomori 
Yuji Ueda as Sanosuke Sagara 

Chafurin as Kurojō 
Chieko Honda as Azusa Arai 
Hiroshi Shimozaki as Police Chief 
Miwa Matsumoto as Iori Arai 
Naomi Matamura as Oshige 
Shizuka Okohira as Ōmime(Ochika) 
Yuki Nakao as Masukami(Omasu) 

Japanese companies
3D Graphics: Umidori 
Animation Production: Studio DEEN 
Animation Tool: Animo 
Background Art: Studio Tulip 
Cable Broadcasting: J:COM 
Casting: Nelke Planning 
Film Editing: Imagica 
Finish Animation: Echo 
In-Between Animation:
Echo 
Wafū Animation 
Music Production: Aniplex 
Photography:
Megumi 
Studio Twinkle 
Planning Assistance: Shueisha 
Production: Aniplex 
Recording Studio: Sound Team Don Juan 
Sound Design: Iina 
Sound Production: Dax 
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Charles Campbell 
Translation: Jackie McClure 
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi 
John Ledford 

Audio Engineer:
Bryan Leach 
Charles Campbell 
BD Authoring: David Williams 
DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes 
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams 
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff 
Production Assistant:
E.W. Rector III 
Jessica Williams 
Kayla King 
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud 
Sound Design & Mix: Brent Marshall 
Subtitle Formatting: Christopher Williams 
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch 
J. Shannon Weaver as Kenshin Himura 
Meg Bauman as Misao Makimachi 

Amanda Hanawa as Kaoru Kamiya 
Andrew Love as Seijuro Hiko 
Blake Shepard as Yahiko Myojin 
Claire Hamilton as Yumi Komagata 
Clint Bickham as Soujiro Seta 
David Matranga as
Chou Sawagejo 
Usui Uonuma 
David Wald as Makoto Shishio 
Gray Haddock as Sanosuke Sagara 
John Gremillion as Aoshi Shinomori 
John Swasey as Hajime Saito 
Leraldo Anzaldua as Seiku Arai 
Lowell Bartholomee as
Anji Yukyuzan 
Fuji 
Marty Fleck as Nenji Kashiwazaki(Okina) 

Allison Sumrall as
Azusa Arai 
Masukami(Omasu) 
Omime(Ochika) 
Amanda Hanawa as Iori Arai 
Charles Campbell as Kurojo 
David Matranga as Soldier Bob 
John Gremillion as Captain 
Leraldo Anzaldua as Shiro 
Lois Fleck as Oshige 
Lowell Bartholomee as Police Chief 
Xander Cross as Kuro 

English companies
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (New Zealand & Australia.) 
Internet Streaming: iTunes Store 
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks 
German staff
German cast
(none)
Julia Meynen as Misao Makimachi 
René Dawn-Claude as Kenshin Himura 

Alexander Doering as Sanosuke Sagara 
Arne Stephan as Seiku Arai 
Axel Lutter as Nenji Kashiwazaki 
Christian Rudolf as Makoto Shishio 
Christian Zeiger as Sojiro Seta 
Gerald Paradies as Usui Uonuma 
Jan Panczak as Yahiko Myojin 
Jaron Löwenberg as Seijuro Hiko 
Jens Bogadtke as Anji Yukyuzan 
Katrin Zimmermann as Kaoru Kamiya 
Michael Bauer as Cho Sawagejo 
Sebastian Jacob as Hajime Saito 
Ulrike Stürzbecher as Yumi Komagata 
German companies
Distributor: Kazé Germany 
Dubbing: TV Synchron Berlin 
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