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New Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Sequel Images Preview Aoshi, Okina

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Staff currently filming final scene for both films slated to open next summer

The staff of the upcoming live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequel films have revealed images of Yusuke Iseya as Aoshi Shinomori and min Tanaka as Nenji Kashiwazaki/Okina, two members of the Oniwabanshu.

Aoshi Shinomori

Nenji Kashiwazaki/Okina

The rest of the cast includes:

The blog on Satoh's official website additionally posted on Wednesday that the staff are currently filming the final scene for both films. The blog also posted a new image of Satoh as Kenshin.

The two new films, which will cover the Kyoto arc from Nobuhiro Watsuki's original historical action manga, will be titled Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire) and Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend). The films are slated to open next summer.

In addition to the two new films, Keishi Ōtomo directed the first live-action Rurouni Kenshin film, which opened in Japan last August. The first film had its North American premiere in Los Angeles in December.

Source: Comic Natalie via Jefusion

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