Nico Nico Douga Presents “Rurouni Kenshin Streaming Live: Trust and Betrayal”

Aug 10th 2011
A FREE live event streaming simultaneously in Japan, the US and Canada with English Subtitles on August 20th (Japan time)

Niconico Live on Nico Nico Douga (Harajyuku) http://www.nicovideo.jp/ (Shibuyaku Tokyo, the representative director Seiji Sugimoto) announces its FREE LIVE STREAMING of Rurouni Kenshin OVA: Trust & Betrayal (Tsuioku-hen) simultaneously in Japan, U.S.A. and Canada licensed from Aniplex Inc. (Chiyoda-ku Tokyo, the representative director Koichiro Natsume, Hideo Katsumata).
This once in a lifetime streaming event will go LIVE on August 20th (Sat) 14:00~16:05 in Japan and on August 19th (Fri) 22:00~24:05 US pacific standard time in North America.
This special event is part of the celebration for Rurouni Kenshin's 15 year anniversary since its original TV airing in Japan. This is also a launch event for the August 24th Blu-Ray Release of Rurouni Kenshin OVA: Trust & Betrayal (Tsuioku-hen) simultaneously in both Japan and North America.
Audiences in Japan, U.S.A and Canada can enjoy this LIVE STREAM event together with Japanese Audio
and English Subtitles.
A LIVE Streaming event for the hit OVA Rurouni Kenshin: Reflection (Seiso-hen) is also in the works for
September.

About LIVE STREAMING EVENT
Rurouni Kenshin Streaming Live: Trust and Betrayal

"Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (Tsuioku-hen)"
Live Screening
date&Time: August 20th (Sat) 14:00~16:05 Japan time
August 19th (Fri) 22:00~24:05 USA PST
URL http://live.niconico.com/watch/lv59574534
Program: 4 episodes
*episode 1 The Man of the Slashing Sword
*episode 2 The Lost Cat
*episode 3 The Previous Night at the Mountain Home
*episode 4 The Cross-shaped Wound

Rurouni Kenshin 15th Annniversary official HP (Japanese site)
http://www.kenshin-tv.com/
Aniplex of America Rurouni Kenshin HP
http://www.aniplexusa.com/rurounikenshin/

About Rurouni Kenshin OVA: Trust & Betrayal (Tsuioku-hen)
Set in nineteenth century Japan, journey into Kenshin's past as a young orphan where he learns his fighting skills from the great swordsman Hiko. Witness his beginnings from an idealistic youth to a cold-hearted assassin in a land torn by warfare and rebellion. Amidst all the killing and betrayal, Kenshin's world is thrown into further confusion by the arrival of a mysterious woman named Tomoe. Are Tomoe's true intentions to help Kenshin, or does she hide a secret that can destroy everything Kenshin has come to depend on. Follow them on their journey as Kenshin and Tomoe try to escape from the past and start their life anew. Learn where Kenshin received his scar and discover Kenshin's balance between trust and betrayal. (Text from Aniplex of America HP)

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