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Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Cinema Release Today

posted on 2013-10-04 11:58 EDT
Film showing in London, Cardiff, Sheffield, Milton Keynes, Glasgow

The live-action film version of Rurouni Kenshin is released by Warner Brothers at the following U.K. cinemas today:

Cineworld Shaftesbury Avenue (London)

Cineworld Enfield (London)

Cineworld Cardiff

Cineworld Milton Keynes

Cineworld Sheffield

Cineworld, Glasgow Renfrew Street

Nobuhiro Watsuki's popular samurai manga was remade as a live-action feature film in Japan in August 2012. Its official YouTube channel adaptation is streaming a teaser trailer (below).

Keishi Ōtomo directed the 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.


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