'Rurouni Kenshin' is a Japanese period action-adventure film released in 2012. It is based on the manga of the same name. Takeru Satoh and Emi Takei star in the film. It is based on fictional events that occur in Japan during the early Meiji period, and tells the narrative of a former assassin who swears never to kill again, but finds his word put to the test.
‘Rurouni Kenshin’ Release Date
‘Rurouni Kenshin’ will arrive on Netflix on April 1st 2022.
‘Rurouni Kenshin’ Trailer
Check out the full trailer of ‘Rurouni Kenshin’ below.
‘Rurouni Kenshin’ Plot Summary
After the Bakumatsu war ended in 1868, former assassin Kenshin Himura swore to defend those in need without killing them. During the transition from the samurai to the New Age, Kenshin travels through Japan with a reverse-edged sword.
When Kenshin saves the idealistic Kaoru Kamiya from the goons of Kanryuu Takeda, the strong opium drug lord who wants her school for his opium production, Kaoru invites Kenshin to stay at the school. However, Megumi Takani, a narcotics chemist, manages to flee Kanryuu and seek refuge at the school.
Meanwhile, Battosai, a serial murderer, is killing cops and putting messages on their bodies. When Kanryuu poisons the population in order to gain control of the school, Kenshin and Sanosuke Sagara, a street fighter, band together to combat their shared foe.
‘Rurouni Kenshin’ Cast
‘Rurouni Kenshin’ stars Takeru Satoh, Taketo Tanaka, Emi Takei, Genki Sudo, Eiji Okuda, Koji Kikkawa, Teruyuki Kagawa, Yosuke Eguchi, Munetaka Aoki, Go Ayano, Yu Aoi
‘Rurouni Kenshin’ Showrunners
‘Rurouni Kenshin’ is written and illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki and directed by Keishi Ōtomo.
‘Rurouni Kenshin’ Box Office Details
The film was the eleventh highest-grossing picture in Japan in 2012, making $3.01 billion at the box office. Prior to its premiere in the Philippines, the film grossed $61.7 million internationally through December 2012. In addition, the picture grossed $728,085 in Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines between May 2013 and May 2016, $8,389 in the United Kingdom in October 2013, and $32,445 in the United States (27 theaters) in August 2016, bringing the total to $62.5 million worldwide.
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