It is on the occasion of the Aniplex Online Fest 2022 that we discover, this Saturday, a first video teaser for the new anime Rurouni Kenshin (Kenshin the Wanderer).
A first promotional poster as well as the production team and the artistic distribution of the project were also unveiled for the occasion!
Thus, it is Hideyo Yamamoto who is directing the series at the LIDENFILMS animation studio. Hideyuki Kurata signs the script while Terumi Nishii is credited as character designer. Yu Takami composes the music.
As for the actors, we find for the moment:
- Soma Saito as Kenshin Himura
- Rie Takahashi as Kaoru Kamiya
Furthermore, the release date of the anime is precise for during 2023 in Japan !
As a reminder, the Rurouni Kenshin anime is adapted from the eponymous manga by Nobuhiro Watsuki, pre-published between April 1994 to September 1999 in Japan. In France, the manga is published by Glenat.
More information is expected soon.
The story takes place in the last century, right in the middle of the transition to the Meiji era and the beginning of the industrialization of Japan.
In this new modern era, the samurai no longer have their place, having become less important than the traders.
Little by little, warriors are replaced by firearms, and those who were once the protectors of the people are slowly entering legend.
Among these men, a master swordsman nicknamed Kenshin becomes a wanderer, wandering over the days on the roads of the country. That said, his sense of courage and his desire to protect the weakest have not disappeared, and the samurai gradually becomes a vigilante appreciated by the people…
This is a new anime project for Rurouni Kenshin manga.
- Genre: Shonen, Action, Adventure, Drama
- Release date: 2023
Anime staff :
- Author: Nobuhiro Watsuki
- Animation Studio: Liden Films
- Director: Hideyo Yamamoto
- Screenwriter: Hideyuki Kurata
- Chara Design: Terumi Nishii
- Music: Yu Takami
Anime Cast :
- Kenshin Himura as Soma Saito
- Kaoru Kamiya as Rie Takahashi
Sources: rurouni-kenshin.com, twitter.com/ruroken_anime
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