During the event Aniplex Online Fest 2022 unveiled the first promotional video for the new anime adaptation of the manga, written and illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki, Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan (Rurouni Kenshin: Romantic Story of the Meiji Swordsman). The press release confirmed that the premiere is scheduled for 2023 in Japan and that the project is a remake.”with today's technology to appeal to today's fans“.

Watsuki published the original manga through the magazine Weekly shōnen jump from the publisher shueisha Between April 1994 and September 1999 the work was compiled into a total of 28 volumes, although it was later reprinted in a total of 22 volumes. Studio Gallop, Studio Deen and study SPE VisualWorks oversaw the animated adaptations of the franchise, which aired in Japan between January 1996 and September 1998.

The plant has had a permanently damaged reputation since November 2017 Police investigations found child pornography videos at Watsuki's Tokyo offices, and a subsequent investigation at his home uncovered videos of underage girls engaged in sexual situations. He was formally charged with possession of child pornography and forced to pay a fine of 200,000 yen while the publisher shueisha just hung the bow Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan - Hokkaido Chicken for a few months.

voice output

  • souma saitou as Kenshin Himura.
  • Rie Takahashi as Kaoru Kamiya.

production team

  • Hideyo Yamamoto (Strike the Blood, Hataraku Saibou Black, Code:Realize - Sousei no Himegimi) is responsible for directing the anime at the studios LIDEN FILMS.
  • Hideyuki Kurata (Made in Abyss, Goblin Slayer, Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai) is responsible for writing and supervising the screenplays.
  • Terumi Nishi (JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 4: Diamond wa Kudakenai, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Movie, Mawaru Penguindrum) is responsible for character design and animation direction.
  • Yu Takami (Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO, RAINBOW: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin) is responsible for composing the soundtrack.
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Summary for Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan

It is the 16th year of the Meiji era. Five years have passed since Kenshin Himura stopped Makoto Shishio's uprising. Though the flames of their fledgling revolution have died, the scars they left can still be felt across Japan. Remnants of his group still exist, albeit scattered. Some have found peace while others continue to struggle. After a remaining faction tried to revive the revolution, Shishio's old sword fell into the hands of Ashitarou Hasegawa, an orphan boy who never found a home. The conflict also leaves Aran Inoue, a half-Japanese, half-American 16-year-old boy, and a mercenary girl named Asahi Kubota to pay a heavy price with nowhere else to go.

But luckily for these individuals, the Kamiya dojo has always been a place that takes in the homeless without looking into their past. The three want a fresh start, and when two members of Asahi's old clan show up demanding their return, Asahi refuses and things start to get ugly. Amidst the chaos, the clan members drop a package containing a photo of Kaoru Kamiya's dojo father, who is believed to be deceased, and his whereabouts: Takodate, Hokkaido. With only this information, the members of the Kamiya Dojo embark on an adventure across the sea in hopes of finding news about Kaoru's father and the reason for his persecution.

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