MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,107 this week

Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Tsuioku Hen (1999)

Not Rated  |  Video  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  20 February 1999 (Japan)
8.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.8/10 from 5,944 users  
Reviews: 43 user | 25 critic

In the era of Japan's Meiji Restoration, an assassin regains his humanity.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay),
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 titles
created 23 Jul 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 31 Aug 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 14 Jan 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 06 Oct 2013
 
list image
a list of 45 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Tsuioku Hen (Video 1999)

Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Tsuioku Hen (Video 1999) on IMDb 8.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Tsuioku Hen.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Kenshin Himura goes up against pure evil Makoto Shishio who is attempting to overthrow the Meiji government. The fate of the country hangs in the balance as Kenshin Himura takes up the sword that he vowed to never draw again.

Director: Keishi Ohtomo
Stars: Takeru Satô, Emi Takei, Tatsuya Fujiwara
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Shishio has set sail in his ironclad ship to bring down the Meiji government and return Japan to chaos, carrying Kaoru with him. In order to stop him in time, Kenshin trains with his old master to learn his final technique.

Director: Keishi Ohtomo
Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Takeru Satô, Yû Aoi
Samurai X: Reflection (TV Series 2001)
Animation | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Kenshin and Kaoru are married. Kenshin leaves Kaoru with their son, Kenji, to lead a revolution in China. But both of them suffer from a seemingly incurable disease. 15 years later, Kenshin... See full summary »

Stars: Akio Ôtsuka, Mayo Suzukaze, Miki Fujitani
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The adventures of a young wandering swordsman who stumbles upon a struggling martial arts school in Meiji era Japan.

Stars: Mayo Suzukaze, Richard Cansino, Dean Wein
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Kazuhiro Furuhashi
Stars: Leraldo Anzaldua, Lowell Bartholomee, Meg Bauman
Mezon Ikkoku (1986–1988)
Animation | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The misadventures of a young student and his landlady's romance.

Stars: Terry Klassen, Sharon Alexander, Nicole Bouma
Ima, soko ni iru boku (1999–2000)
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A Japanese boy named Shu tries to save a strange girl, Lala Ru, from kidnappers and is transported to an alternate Earth on the brink of being swallowed by the sun. There he meets an ... See full summary »

Stars: Crispin Freeman, Dan Green, Ted Lewis
Berserk (TV Series 1997)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Guts is a skilled swordsman who joins forces with a mercenary group named 'The Band of the Hawk', lead by the charismatic Griffith, and fights with them as they battle their way into the royal court.

Stars: Nobutoshi Kanna, Marc Diraison, Kevin T. Collins
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

One day, 14-year-old Yusuke Urameshi suddenly finds himself dead, having died pushing a child out of the way of oncoming traffic. Since he has such a bad personality, even the Spirit World ... See full summary »

Stars: Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey
Samurai Champloo (2004–2005)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers."

Stars: Kazuya Nakai, Ginpei Sato, Ayako Kawasumi
Baccano! (2007–2008)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A crazy fantasy caper involving alchemists, immortals, gangsters, outlaws and an elixir of immortality, spread over several decades.

Stars: J. Michael Tatum, Caitlin Glass, Akemi Kanda
Mushi-Shi (2005–2006)
Animation | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known ... See full summary »

Stars: Kôjun Itô, Yûto Nakano, Travis Willingham
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mayo Suzukaze ...
Kenshin Himura (voice)
Junko Iwao ...
Tomoe Yukishiro (voice)
Nozomu Sasaki ...
Masami Suzuki ...
Shinta (voice)
Shûichi Ikeda ...
Seijûrô Hiko (voice)
Tomokazu Seki ...
Kogorô Katsura (voice)
Wataru Takagi ...
Ryûsei Nakao ...
Îzuka (voice)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...
Hajime Saitô (voice)
Akari Hibino ...
Sôshi Okita (voice)
Minoru Uchida ...
Tatsumi (voice)
Tetsuya Iwanaga ...
Akira Kiyosato (voice)
Satoshi Tsuruoka ...
Jubei Shigekûra (voice)
Mitsuaki Hoshino ...
Katagai (voice)
Hiromi Setsu ...
Ikumatsu (voice)
Edit

Storyline

In Meiji era Japan, Kenshin Himura has been trained in the deadliest of sword arts. When the House he was hired by is defeated and forced into hiding, Kenshin must pretend to be the husband of Tomoe. The only catch is, Kenshin killed her fiance, and she is now secretly spying on him. While in hiding, Kenshin and Tomoe grow to love each other, and Kenshin comes to terms with who he is. This is the backstory to the Rurouni Kenshin manga and to a lesser extent, the television series based off of the manga. Written by Annonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Ruthless, Deadly, Still A Child. (Trust DVD Box) See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

20 February 1999 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Among the events in this OVA is included a fictionalized version of what became known as the Ikeda-ya affair, when in June 1864 the Shinsengumi in Kyoto raided an inn, the Ikeda-ya, being used as a hideout by pro-Imperial fighters. The alleged plot was to destroy Kyoto through fire, hopefully destabilizing the Shogunate's grip on the people. In the end, the Shinsengumi broke up the ring, killing 8, wounding another 4, and arresting 20. This made them national heroes in the eyes of the Tokugawa bakufu. See more »

Quotes

Shisengumi Warrior: [referring to Kenshin] That's the one! He's the assassain!
Kenshin: [to Tomoe] You must leave this place, quickly.
Tomoe: [holds Kenshin's hand] I am your sheath. I am destinted to stand with you, no matter what.
Kenshin: You will die...
Tomoe: ...by your side.
See more »

Crazy Credits

The original DVDs from ADV Films replaced the original Japanese title card to read: 'Samurai X: Trust' and 'Samurai X: Betrayal'. This is restored for the Director's Cut DVD. See more »

Connections

References Braveheart (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Quiet Life
by Taku Iwasaki
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I am a loyal fan to Kenshin and the Samurai x series
26 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Samurai X is my fav. set of anime movies. The movies make you mad, happy, and even sad. I've cried every time I've watched the ending of Samurai X:reflection, i'm afraid to watch it now. Samurai X: trust and betrayal tells the story of how he became the hitokiri and how he fell in love for the first time and felt pain for the first time. Samurai X: reflection, looks upon kenshins now painful life away from kaoru with his disease and it also looks back on his past at some of the major events. this set of movies are very amazing and will not upset.But of course to understand some parts of Reflection (such as the parts in the past) it might be good if you watch the t.v. series, Rurouni Kenshin.but, either way, these movies RULE!


9 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Do they really have sex? meleth_galuwen
Is it too Asian to you guys? sqchen_0-1
who does kenishin love more? JESN18
Whatever happened to Souji Okita, Saitou's companion? AngusYoung76
what ever happened to katsura? lilcrazylaosta
who was Himura's sister? Deccus

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?