Rurouni Kenshin Trailer
The long-awaited live-action adaptation of Rurouni Kenshin has a full-length trailer now.
Based on the manga, which spawned the successful anime series, Rurouni Kenshin is set fictitiously in the Meiji Period (1868-1912), following an assassin named Himura Kenshin who becomes a wanderer offering aid to those in need as atonement for his past.
Kenshin will be played by actor Takeru Sato, while the cast is rounded out by fairly newcomer Emi Takei, and renowned actors Koji Kikkawa, Yu Aoi, Munetaka Aoki, Gou Ayano, Yosuke Eguchi, and Teruyuki Kagawa.
Mixed martial artist Genki Sudo of World Order  fame is also part of the cast.
Rurouni Kenshin will open in Japan on August 25th.
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