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Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Film's Full Trailer Posted in 4 Languages

posted on 2012-08-05 23:14 EDT
2-minute trailer streamed with English, Spanish, French, Chinese subtitles

The official YouTube channel for the live-action film adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki's Rurouni Kenshin manga began streaming the film's full trailer in four different subtitled languages on Monday. The 126-second trailer is available in English, Spanish, French, and Chinese.

The same trailer was previously streamed without subtitles in June. It features the theme song "The Beginning" by the rock band ONE OK ROCK.

Keishi Ōtomo is directing this samurai film with 22-year-old actor Takeru Satoh (Kamen Rider Den-O, Rookies, Beck, Ryōmaden) as the titular character. 17-year-old actress Emi Takei plays the heroine Kaoru Kamiya. Yuu Aoi (Hana and Alice, Honey and Clover) plays Megumi Takani, Munetaka Aoki (The Last Message Umizaru, live-action The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) plays Sanosuke Sagara, and Taketo Tanaka plays Yahiko Myōjin. Kouji Kikkawa (Let's Dance With Papa) as Jine Udō, Yosuke Eguchi (Shōnan Bakusōzoku, Tokyo Love Story) as Hajime Saitō, and Teruyuki Kagawa (From Up On Poppy Hill, 20th Century Boys) as Kanryū Takeda round out the cast.

The film will open in Japan on August 25.

Update: The channel also streamed cast interviews with Aoki, Takei, Kikkawa, Aoi, Kagawa, and Satoh.


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