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New Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Sequels' Photos Feature Kenshin vs. Sōjirō

posted on 2014-01-08 16:00 EST
2 films covering Kyoto arc to open in August & September

The 48th issue of Kakken Marketing's Cinema★Cinema magazine published new still images from this year's two live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequel films on Monday. The new screens show Kenshin facing off against Shishio Makoto and Sōjirō Seta.

Principal photography on the two films ended on December 27 after six months of filming.

Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire) will open in Japan on August 1, and Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend) will open on September 13. Both films had originally been slated to open next summer.

The films star:

  • Takeru Satoh as Kenshin Himura
  • Emi Takei as Kaoru Kamiya
  • Munetaka Aoki as Sanosuke Sagara
  • Yuu Aoi as Megumi Takani
  • Yosuke Eguchi as Hajime Saitō

Additional cast members include:

  • Tao Tsuchiya as Misao Makimachi
  • Yusuke Iseya as Aoshi Shinomori
  • Min Tanaka as Nenji Kashiwazaki/Okina
  • Kazufumi Miyazawa as Toshimichi Ōkubo
  • Yukiyoshi Ozawa as Hirobumi Itō
  • Kaito Ōyagi as Yahiko Myōjin
  • Maryjun Takahashi as Yumi Komagata
  • Tatsuya Fujiwara as Makoto Shishio
  • Ryunosuke Kamiki as Sōjirō Seta
  • Ryōsuke Miura as Chō Sawagejō
  • Kenichi Takitō as Hōji Sadojima
  • Tomomi Maruyama as Anji Yūkyūzan
  • Matsu Murata as Usui Uonuma
  • Hiroko Yashiki as Kamatari Honjō
  • Yuuya Hara as Henya Kariwa
  • Takao Yamada as Iwanbō
  • Kentarō Shimazu as Saizuchi
  • Kōta Yamaguchi as Fuji

The first live-action Rurouni Kenshin film opened in Japan in August 2012. The film had its North American premiere in Los Angeles in December 2012.

[Via Orends Range]


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