PRESS STATEMENT FROM WARNER BROS:
Just days after the launch of teaser poster of Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends, the final chapter to director Keishi Otomo's blockbuster trilogy, Warner Bros. Pictures has released the highly-awaited trailer which may be viewed at http://youtu.be/B9-y7ZFAZ0U.
Based on the Kyoto arc of the popular manga series written & illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki, the Rurouni Kenshin sequels follow the story of Kenshin Himura (Takeru Satoh), a legendary swordsman in the wars accompanying the turbulent fall of Japan's Shogunate in the 19th century. Once feared as 'Battosai the Killer,' he has adopted a peaceful life since the arrival of the 'new age.'
But Makoto Shishio (Tatsuya Fujiwara), the 'Shadow Killer' and successor to Kenshin's position as the deadly assassin, has since then been scheming in the Kyoto underworld, raising an army of disaffected former samurais with the aim of overthrowing the new regime.
Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends also stars Emi Takei (Kaoru Kamiya), Munetaka Aoki (Sanosuke Sagara), Kaito Oyagi (Yahiko Myojin), Yu Aoi (Megumi Takani), Yosuke Eguchi (Hajime Saito), Min Tanaka (Nenji Kashiwazaki), Tao Tsuchiya (Misao Makimachi), Ryunosuke Kamiki (Soujiro Seta) and Maryjun Takahashi (Yumi Komagata).
Opening across the Philippines on September 24, 2014, Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
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by posted on August 25, 2014