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Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal 

Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Tsuioku Hen (original title)
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In the era of Japan's Meiji Restoration, an assassin regains his humanity.
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Series cast summary:
Mayo Suzukaze ...  Kenshin Himura 4 episodes, 1999
...  Tomoe Yukishiro 4 episodes, 1999
...  Enishi Yukishiro 4 episodes, 1999
Masami Suzuki ...  Shinta 4 episodes, 1999
Shûichi Ikeda ...  Seijûrô Hiko 4 episodes, 1999
...  Kogorô Katsura 4 episodes, 1999
...  Shinsaku Takasugi 4 episodes, 1999
...  Îzuka 4 episodes, 1999
...  Hajime Saitô 4 episodes, 1999
Akari Hibino ...  Sôshi Okita 4 episodes, 1999
Minoru Uchida ...  Tatsumi 4 episodes, 1999
Tetsuya Iwanaga ...  Akira Kiyosato 4 episodes, 1999
Satoshi Tsuruoka ...  Jubei Shigekûra 4 episodes, 1999
Mitsuaki Hoshino ...  Katagai 4 episodes, 1999
Hiromi Setsu ...  Ikumatsu 4 episodes, 1999
...  Toshizô Hijikata 4 episodes, 1999
Hiroshi Takahashi ...  Isami Kondô 4 episodes, 1999
Hiroshi Shimozaki ...  Sudo 4 episodes, 1999
Norihisa Mori ...  Ishiji 4 episodes, 1999
Azusa Nakao ...  Kasumi 4 episodes, 1999
Noriko Namiki ...  Akane 4 episodes, 1999
Kaori Yuasa ...  Sakura 4 episodes, 1999
Shizuka Okohira ...  Landlady 4 episodes, 1999
Takahiro Hirano ...  Soldier 4 episodes, 1999
Teppei Takasugi ...  Soldier 4 episodes, 1999
Tomokazu Yokoyama ...  Soldier 4 episodes, 1999
Makoto Ueki ...  Patriot 4 episodes, 1999
Kôichi Tateishi ...  Brigand 4 episodes, 1999
Hidenori Konda ...  Brigand 4 episodes, 1999
Nobuyuki Saitô ...  Brigand 4 episodes, 1999
Mariko Nagahama ...  Shirakawa Woman 4 episodes, 1999
Sachiko Ikeda ...  Nobii 4 episodes, 1999
Miki Nôsô ...  Woman 4 episodes, 1999
Naomi Matamura ...  Woman 4 episodes, 1999
Reiji Kamiya ...  Additional Voices 4 episodes, 1999
Naoko Seto ...  Additional Voices 4 episodes, 1999
Mitsuyo Tanaka ...  Additional Voices 4 episodes, 1999
Mika Ishibashi ...  Additional Voices 4 episodes, 1999
Sachie Maruyama ...  Additional Voices 4 episodes, 1999
...  Akira Kiyosato 4 episodes, 1999
Jose Brown ...  Kondo 4 episodes, 1999
...  Shigekura 4 episodes, 1999
...  Katsu / ... 4 episodes, 1999
Ken Cook ...  Additional Voices 4 episodes, 1999
...  Tomoe Yukishiro 4 episodes, 1999
Martinique Duchene ...  Flower Vendor / ... 4 episodes, 1999
Mallard Fillmore ...  Soudou 4 episodes, 1999
Lainie Frasier ...  Landlady 4 episodes, 1999
Corey Gagne ...  Katsura 4 episodes, 1999
Brian Gaston ...  Enishi 4 episodes, 1999
...  Additional Characters 4 episodes, 1999
Christa Kimlicko-Jones ...  Kasumi 4 episodes, 1999
...  Etoro 4 episodes, 1999
Tish Morone ...  Additional Voices 4 episodes, 1999
Noah Passavoy ...  Additional Voices 4 episodes, 1999
Jason Phelps ...  Takasugi 4 episodes, 1999
John Paul Shepard ...  Tatsumi 4 episodes, 1999
Boon Sheridan ...  Additional Voices 4 episodes, 1999
Jason P. Stingley ...  Additional Voices 4 episodes, 1999
Douglas Taylor ...  Katagai 4 episodes, 1999
Lara Toner ...  Ikumatsu 4 episodes, 1999
Kari Waggoner ...  Additional Voices 4 episodes, 1999
...  Kenshin Himura / ... 4 episodes, 1999
Ken Webster ...  Saitou 4 episodes, 1999
...  Urara 4 episodes, 1999
...  Hiko 4 episodes, 1999
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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

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


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Trivia

Although the of Kenshin's life depicted in this OVA series was also detailed in the original manga, the TV series "Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji kenkaku roman tan" (1996) never mentions Tomoe by name, but Hiko does mention ask Kenshin about his lost love at Tomoe's gravesite in Kyoto. The only characters aside from Kenshin that also appear in the TV series are Saito, Hiko, and assumedly Shishio (the unnamed assassin). 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.
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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 »

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References Revolutionary Girl Utena (1997) See more »

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Quiet Life
by Taku Iwasaki
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The most beautiful anime I've ever seen
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If you look for an anime who has a romantic, horror, action, drama with a great philosophy and can make you learn about life even more, you should see Rurouni Kenshin Tsuiokuhen.

This anime is just too adorable to be missed (but be sure you're over 13, don't fear of blood, and don't have a heart disease). It's so realistic, tragic, but also fantastic. The coolest thing of this anime is the two characters, Himura Kenshin (Hitokiri Battousai) & Yukishiro Tomoe. They are such cool cynical character who really show the characters of Japanese in 19th century time. They are the coolest couple of all time anime history!

I can compare this anime with some great historical drama movies I've seen such as Life is Beautiful, Gone With The Wind, and The Last Emperor. Only one that you can't find in this movie: Laughter. Well, this is not a drama comedy like the TV series after all.

And by the way, the soundtrack is so wonderful too. Really magnificent!


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