New Rurouni Kenshin TV Anime Scheduled For 2023 On Noitamina

Saturday’s Aniplex Online Fest 2022 event revealed a trailer, main staff, and main cast for the new television anime project based on Nobuhiro Watsuki’s Rurouni Kenshin manga. The anime will premiere in 2023 on Fuji television’s Noitamina programming block. The anime will re-adapt the main manga series. Aniplex also discovered character images for Kenshin and Kaoru. Hideyo Yamamoto is reportedly directing the anime at LIDEN Movies. Terumi Nishii is planning the characters, and Hideyuki Kurata is responsible for the series piece. Yū Takami is creating the music. Sōma Saitō stars in Rurouni Kenshin as Kenshin Himura, and Rie Takahashi co-stars as Kaoru Kamiya.

Watsuki and his wife/story collaborator author Kaoru Kurosaki launched the Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Bend ( Rurouni Kenshin , Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Hokkaido-hen ) manga at Shueisha’s Leap SQ. magazine in September 2017. The manga was discontinued in December 2017 after Watsuki was charged with possession of child pornography. The series later continued to ship in June 2018. Shueisha shipped the manga’s seventh bundled volume on May 2. Viz Media had been publishing the manga in English at the same time, however it stopped after the manga was discontinued in 2017.

Rurouni Kenshin Anime Cast, Staff, Premiere

Rurouni Kenshin’s new anime got a trailer during Aniplex Online Fest 2022. It was also confirmed that the anime will be a reboot as the first 1996 did not wrap the manga completely. The series, which is also called Samurai X, will premiere in 2023 on Fuji TV’s Noitamina block. Hideo Yamamoto is directing the new Rurouni Kenshin anime that was reported during Leap Festa 2022. Studio LIDENFILMS is in charge of animation. Terumi Niishi is working on the character designs, and Hideyuki Karuta is in charge of the series piece.

Yu Takami also takes care of the music. Soma Saito and Rie Takahashi voice the anime’s leads, Kenshin Himura and Kaoru Kamiya. An image of the character has also been released. Shueisha serialized Nobuhiro Watsuki’s Rurouni Kenshin manga series in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1994 to 1999, and had a total of 28 volumes available for use. A sequel manga called Rurouni Kenshin: The Hokkaido Arc is now being published by the same publisher, and currently has seven volumes available.

New Rurouni Kenshin Anime Live Action Film Series

Rurouni Kenshin also got a series of live action movies. The first movie was released in 2012. The second movie called Kyoto Hellfire was released in 2014, and it was followed by the third movie called The Legend Ends. The initial 3 live action movies adjusted the anime series. The fourth live-action movie called Rurouni Kenshin: The Last was released in 2021 and adapted the Jinchu arc, which is also the third and final arc of the Rurouni Kenshin manga series. The fifth film also debuted around the same time with the title Rurouni Kenshin: The Start, which adapted the prequel Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Treachery OVA, and revolves around Kenshin’s life when he was still the assassin, Hitokiri Battousai.

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