March 20th, 2014


NEW "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno / The Legend Ends" Teaser Released!

The official website for the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films began streaming a new 67-second teaser trailer for this year's two sequel films with English subtitles on Thursday. The teaser features footage of Tatsuya Fujiwara as Makoto Shishio. The teaser proclaims, "His most insane [worst] enemy appears."

The two new films will cover the Kyoto arc from Nobuhiro Watsuki's original historical action manga. Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno) will open in Japan on August 1, and Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends) will open on September 13. Principal photography on the two films ended on December 27 after six months of filming.

The trailer with Chinese, French, Korean and Spanish subtitles are also available in the official Youtube channel. For Filipino fans, the movie's Facebook page has announced that the trailer will be released with Tagalog subtitles soon.
sources: Official Website | Official YT Channel | ANN | Fb page