Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends Released March 6

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End of trilogy to be released by Warner Brothers UK

Warner Brothers UK has announced that it will give a UK cinema release to Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends, the third and last of the live-action films based on the samurai manga by Nobuhiro Watsuki, on March 6. The company describes the story as follows:

In the final chapter, Shishio (Tatsya Fujiwara) has set sail in his ironclad ship to bring down the Meiji government and return Japan to chaos, carrying Kaoru (Emi Takei) with him. After jumping overboard into the sea, Kenshin (Takeru Sato) is saved by his former mentor, Hiko Seijuro (Masaharu Fukuyama) and in order to stop Shishio in time, Kenshin enlists the help of his old master to train for the ultimate battle between hero and villain in an epic blood-drenched showdown.

Update - Otaku News notes that the second film in the trilogy, Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno, is due to be released on DVD and Blu-ray (a steelbook)on April 6.

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