Great news UK readers and fans of Rurouni Kenshin! The final chapter of the live-action version of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s best-selling manga will finally hit the cinemas of the UK.
Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends, directed by Keishi Ohtomo, will be released on 17th April. The movie features Tekeru Satoh, Emi Takei, Munetaka Aoki, Kaito Oyagi, Tatsuya Fujiwara, among other actors. With a running time of more than two hours and some of the most incredible jaw dropping sword fight scenes this film will for sure please hardcore fans and noobies.
Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends
Director: Keishi Ohtomo
Screenwriter: Nobuhiro Watsuki (manga), Kiyomi Fuji, Keishi Ohtomo
Cast: Tatsuya Fijiwara, Tekeru Sato, Emi Takei, Masaharu Fukuyama, Min Tanaka
Photography: Takuro Ishizaka
Production: Japan | 2014
Original Title: Ruroni Kenshin: Densetsu no saigo-hen
Genre: Action | Adventure | Drama
Duration: 134 minutes
Release: 17th April, 2015 (UK)
The final battle is near. Shishio now armed with a powerful war ship and hundreds of men set sail towards Tokyo. The fall of Tokyo and the Meiji government would submerge Japan into the total chaos. Our hero Kenshin must now train and prepare for the final battle! (Sebastián Nadilo – Film Focus)