Experience the Excitement: Rurouni Kenshin Anime’s 4th Promo Video Reveals Reol’s Mesmerizing Ending Song, Premiering on July 6
The highly anticipated television anime project based on Nobuhiro Watsuki’s iconic Rurouni Kenshin manga has revealed its fourth promotional video, leaving fans thrilled for what’s to come. The video not only introduces the mesmerizing “Kissaki” (Sword Tip) ending theme song, masterfully created by singer-songwriter Reol exclusively for the anime, but also announces the long-awaited premiere on July 6. Prepare to be immersed in the captivating world of Kenshin and his companions.
The anime is set to premiere on Fuji TV’s Noitamina programming block, captivating audiences worldwide on July 6 at 25:55 (effectively, July 7 at 12:55 a.m. or July 6 at 11:55 a.m. EDT). To further amplify the excitement, the staff will organize exclusive screening events across Japan, the United States, France, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and South Korea. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience Rurouni Kenshin on the big screen.
Japan’s premieres will take place on June 18 at Tokyo’s United Cinema Aqua City Odaiba, featuring the talented cast members Sōma Saitō, Rie Takahashi, Makoto Koichi, and Taku Yashiro. Immerse yourself in the world of Rurouni Kenshin alongside fellow enthusiasts and indulge in the anime’s rich storytelling.
Under the direction of Hideyo Yamamoto (known for Strike the Blood, Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka, Cells at Work! Code Black), LIDEN FILMS is bringing this beloved manga series to life. Terumi Nishii’s stunning character designs and Hideyuki Kurata’s meticulous series scripts ensure an immersive and faithful adaptation. Accompanied by the remarkable music compositions of Yū Takami, the anime promises to captivate fans old and new.
Nobuhiro Watsuki, together with his novelist wife and story collaborator Kaoru Kurosaki, embarked on the Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc (Rurouni Kenshin, Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Hokkaido-hen) manga journey, commencing in Shueisha’s Jump SQ. magazine in September 2017. While the manga faced a temporary hiatus in December 2017 due to legal issues, it resumed publication in June 2018, rekindling the passion of its devoted fanbase.
Rurouni Kenshin holds a special place in the hearts of fans worldwide, with its original 28-volume manga captivating readers since its launch in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1994. With over 72 million copies in circulation globally, the story follows the journey of Kenshin Himura, a former lethal assassin seeking redemption in the era of the Meiji Restoration.
Over the years, Rurouni Kenshin has garnered various adaptations, including a 95-episode TV anime series, an anime film, three original video anime projects, five live-action films, and an extraordinary stage musical presented by the esteemed all-female musical theater troupe Takarazuka Revue.
Prepare to embark on an unforgettable adventure as the new Rurouni Kenshin anime brings this beloved tale to life once again, reigniting the passion of fans and introducing a new generation to the captivating world of Kenshin Himura.