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Rurouni Kenshin Kyoto Inferno – Best Adaptation?

Have you watched the latest live action of Rurouni Kenshin Kyoto Inferno? Well it is truly the best live action adaptation of an  Rourouni Kenshinanime that you will ever see. Rurouni Kenshin Kyoto Inferno picks up in where the great first episode left off. The year is 1878 where the new age of Japan has taken over the Imperial or Samurai Age.

 

The plot is genius, the character designs are interesting and most of all, the pumped up fight scenes that will make you breathless at the edge of your seats.

 

With the launch of the original “Rurouni Kenshin” last year, Japanese movies get into a new era. Commercial movie merging unmatched speed and overpowering action. It was an intense hit that was met with riotous interest by the fans.

 

This has been the first motion picture inspired by Kenshin the Wanderer: A Romance of the Meiji Swordsman, the amazing manga comic by Nobuhiro Watsuki that has been sold more than 5.8 million copies and also been interpreted into more than 20 different languages.

 

Directed by Keishi Ohtomo, the movie told of fiction events that got place throughout the early Meiji Period (This period represents the first half of the Empire of Japan during which Japanese society moved from being an isolated feudal society to its modern form. Fundamental changes affected its social structure, internal politics, economy, military, and foreign relations. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meiji_period) in Japan, centering on a wanderer known as Kimura Kenshin, and formerly known as the assassin Kitokiri Battusai. Soon after taking part in the Bakumatsu war, Kenshin walks the country of Japan offering safety and aid to people in need as atonement for the killings he once devoted as an assassin.

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