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#42

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2012-10-20/live-action-rurouni-kenshin-to-be-shown-in-philippines-in-december
[size=20]Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin to Be Shown in Philippines in December[/size]
posted on 2012-10-20 23:06 EDT

The SM Cinema theaters in The Philippines will screen Keishi Ōtomo’s live-action Rurouni Kenshin film in December. The film will begin screening at the Mall of Asia in Pasay City, Megamall in Mandaluyong City, and North Edsa in Quezon City on December 5.

The film opened in Japan on August 25. It has since been licensed for overseas distribution in over 60 territories in Europe, Latin America, and Asia.










#43

###LA EigaFest to Host Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin & Director
posted on 2012-10-29 07:10 EDT
Wolf Children, Helter Skelter also to be shown in California


#44

###Spanish Distributor Reveals Live-Action “Rurouni Kenshin” Sequel in Development
November 05, 2012 4:29pm CST
Mediatres Studio tells XVIII Salón del Manga de Barcelona crowds that sequel will stay true to manga


#45

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-03-04/live-action-rurouni-kenshin-dvd-announced-for-philippines
[size=20]Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin DVD Announced for Philippines[/size]
posted on 2013-03-04 22:38 EST

Home video and music retailer Odyssey announced that it will release the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film on DVD in the Philippines. The film screened in theaters in the country in December.

The film opened in Japan on August 25. It has since been licensed for overseas distribution in over 60 territories in Europe, Latin America, and Asia.


#46

[size=16]San Francisco to Premiere live-action Kenshin Film[/size]
posted on 2013-05-20 23:30 EDT


#47

###NY Asian Film Fest to Show Kenshin
posted on 2013-06-05 03:00 EDT


#48

###Rurouni Kenshin Gets 2 New Live-Action Kyoto Arc Films
posted on 2013-06-29 08:30 EDT
Takeru Satoh reprises title role next summer


#49

###Death Note’s Tatsuya Fujiwara Added to New Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Films’ Cast
posted on 2013-07-02 13:55 EDT
Kaiji actor to play Shishio Makoto; Keishi Ōtomo returning to direct 2 new films debuting next summer


#50

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-07-23/2014-rurouni-kenshin-sequel-films-1st-photo-shown
[size=20]Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Sequel Films’ 1st Photo Shown[/size]
posted on 2013-07-23 02:30 EDT
Takeru Satoh reprises role as the reformed manslayer Kenshin Himura

The staff for the official website of live-action Rurouni Kenshin film star Takeru Satoh posted the first on-set photograph of the 2014 sequel films on Monday. The photo of Satoh as Kenshin Himura in a traditional Japanese building marks the beginning of shooting.

The films are slated for next summer and will cover the Kyoto arc of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s original manga — specifically, the story will be split between the Kyoto Taika-hen (Great Kyoto Fire) and Densetsu no Saigo-hen (The End of a Legend) films. Death Note’s Tatsuya Fujiwara is joining the cast as the former government assassin Shishio Makoto.

Keishi Ōtomo (Ryōmaden) directed the first live-action Rurouni Kenshin film, which opened in Japan last August. The film starred Satoh and Emi Takei (Kyō, Koi o Hajimemasu, For Love’s Sake/Ai to Makoto). It had its North American premiere in Los Angeles in October, and it will play in San Francisco on July 28 and August 1. The first film will have its Japanese television premiere in NTV’s Friday night movie timeslot.

Watsuki’s manga ran from 1994 to 1999 in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, and the creator also drew the Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration retelling in Jump Square from May 2012 to this month.

An anime series aired in Japan from 1996 to 1998 and spawned several anime film and video projects. Viz Media publishes both manga in North America, while Media Blasters released the television anime. ADV Films released two later original video anime projects and a film on DVD, and Aniplex is released these three titles on Blu-ray Disc.


#51

[size=16]New Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Films Cast Sōjirō, Aoshi[/size]
posted on 2013-07-31 11:45 EDT
Howl’s Moving Castle’s Ryunosuke Kamiki, Honey and Clover’s Yusuke Iseya in 2 new films of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s manga


#52

###Otakon to Screen Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Films
posted on 2013-07-24 14:45 EDT
Film screening with subtitles at August 9-11 convention in Maryland


#53

###Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin to Screen at Hawaii Int’l Film Fest
posted on 2013-08-02 20:30 EDT
Adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s samurai manga to screen at October 10-13 event


#54

###Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Sequels Cast Okina, Sawagejō
posted on 2013-08-04 16:45 EDT
Yahiko recast with Kaito Ōyagi; Toshimichi Ōkubo, Hirobumi Itō, Yumi Komagata’s cast also announced


#55

http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2013/08/13/latest-photos-from-live-action-kenshin-sequel
August 13, 2013 5:15pm CDT
New serious, and not-so-serious looks at next summer’s “Rurouni Kenshin - The Kyoto Fire” and “The Legend’s Conclusion”


#56

With all the US/UK screenings and various physical licenses across the world, it really makes me wonder if/when these will be licensed in R1 and who will get them.


#57

###Live-Action Ruouni Kenshin Films Cast Tao Tsuchiya as Misao
posted on 2013-08-30 01:40 EDT
18-year-old worked on period show Ryōmaden with Kenshin’s Takeru Satoh, director Keishi Ōtomo


#58

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-09-05/2-set-photos-for-live-action-rurouni-kenshin-sequel-films-posted
[size=20]2 Set Photos for Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Sequel Films Posted[/size]
posted on 2013-09-05 16:30 EDT
Star Takeru Satoh poses with new sword in image

The official website for actor Takeru Satoh posted a blog entry on Thursday revealing more set photos from the upcoming live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequel films on Thursday. The first photo features Kenshin with a new sword.

The blog post notes that even though Takeru has been shooting on location in the rain, he works without breaking his concentration. The post also notes that no matter how long Takeru has to wait for the weather to let up, he is always focused when it comes time to shoot.

The two new films, which will cover the Kyoto arc from Nobuhiro Watsuki’s original historical action manga, will be titled Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire) and Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend). The films are slated to open next summer.

The film’s cast includes:
• Takeru Satoh as Kenshin Himura
• Emi Takei as Kaoru Kamiya
• Yusuke Iseya as Aoshi Shinomori
• Munetaka Aoki as Sanosuke Sagara
• Yuu Aoi as Megumi Takani
• Ryunosuke Kamiki as Sōjirō Seta
• Yosuke Eguchi as Hajime Saitō
• Tatsuya Fujiwara as Makoto Shishio
• min Tanaka as Nenji Kashiwazaki/Okina
• Kazufumi Miyazawa as Toshimichi Ōkubo
• Yukiyoshi Ozawa as Hirobumi Itō
• Kaito Ōyagi as Yahiko Myōjin
• Maryjun Takahashi as Yumi Komagata
• Ryosuke Miura as Chō Sawagejō

In addition to the two new films, Keishi Ōtomo directed the first live-action Rurouni Kenshin film, which opened in Japan last August.

Watsuki’s manga ran from 1994 to 1999 in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, and the creator also drew the Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration retelling in Jump Square that launched in May 2012 and ended in June.


#59

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-09-23/actor-takeru-satoh-pictured-reading-rurouni-kenshin-manga-on-film-set
[size=20]Actor Takeru Satoh Pictured Reading Rurouni Kenshin Manga on Film Set[/size]
posted on 2013-09-23 14:30 EDT
2 live-action sequel films based on Nobuhiro Watsuki’s manga to open next summer

The official website for actor Takeru Satoh posted a blog entry on Saturday revealing more set photos from the upcoming live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequel films. The pictures show the actor reading Nobuhiro Watsuki’s original manga in between takes.

The blog post notes that Satoh is re-reading the manga so he won’t forget his character Kenshin Himura’s original intentions.

The two new films, which will cover the Kyoto arc from Watsuki’s original historical action manga, will be titled Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire) and Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend). The films are slated to open next summer.

The film’s cast includes:
• Takeru Satoh as Kenshin Himura
• Emi Takei as Kaoru Kamiya
• Yusuke Iseya as Aoshi Shinomori
• Munetaka Aoki as Sanosuke Sagara
• Yuu Aoi as Megumi Takani
• Ryunosuke Kamiki as Sōjirō Seta
• Yosuke Eguchi as Hajime Saitō
• Tatsuya Fujiwara as Makoto Shishio
• min Tanaka as Nenji Kashiwazaki/Okina
• Kazufumi Miyazawa as Toshimichi Ōkubo
• Yukiyoshi Ozawa as Hirobumi Itō
• Kaito Ōyagi as Yahiko Myōjin
• Maryjun Takahashi as Yumi Komagata
• Ryosuke Miura as Chō Sawagejō

In addition to the two new films, Keishi Ōtomo directed the first live-action Rurouni Kenshin film, which opened in Japan last August.

Watsuki’s manga ran from 1994 to 1999 in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, and the creator also drew the Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration retelling in Jump Square that launched in May 2012 and ended in June.


#60

[size=16]Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Cinema Release Today[/size]
posted on 2013-10-04 16:58 BST
Film showing in London, Cardiff, Sheffield, Milton Keynes, Glasgow


#61

http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2013/10/04-1/video-uk-live-action-rurouni-kenshin-trailer
[size=20]UK Live-Action “Rurouni Kenshin” Trailer[/size]
October 04, 2013 5:28pm CDT
2012 manga adaptation opens in select theaters October 4th

The 2012 live-action Rurouni Kenshin, directed by Keishi Ōtomo and starring Takeru Satoh as Kenshin, Munetaka Aoki as Sanosuke Sagara and Emi Takei as Kaoru, opens in select UK theaters on October 4th, and to promote it, distributor Warner Brothers UK has posted a trailer and pair of subtitled clips.

[details=Trailer & Clips]

[quote]Ex-assassin Kenshin Himura (Takeru Satô) has made a vow never to kill again. Now a wandering samurai, Kenshin protects those in hope of reparation. Finding a home at a failing dojo run by Miss Kaoru (Emi Takei), he becomes entangled in a string of murders related to a drug ring run by the ruthless Kanryuu (Teruyuki Kagawa).
Rurouni Kenshin follows the story of a man avoiding violence – but will his vow be put to the test when those he loves are threatened by his troubled past?[/quote]

[details=From the Japanese side of things, Takeru Sato has blogged photos of reading the manga on the set of next summer’s sequels.]

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