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Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Listed for February 17

Live-action remake of samurai manga listed for home release.

The live-action film version of Rurouni Kenshin is listed on Amazon UK as scheduled for February 17 in a DVD edition and a 'Limited Edition Steelbook - Blu-ray and UV copy.' Nobuhiro Watsuki's popular samurai manga was remade as a live-action feature film in Japan in August 2012.

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.

The film's official YouTube channel adaptation is streaming a teaser trailer (below).

Via Otaku News.


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