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Rurouni Kenshin Part II: Kyoto Inferno (2014)

Rurôni Kenshin: Kyôto taika-hen (original title)
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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

Writers:

Nobuhiro Watsuki (manga), Sean Whitley (english version) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Monica Rial ... Azusa Arai (voice)
J. Michael Tatum ... Shingetsu Villager (voice)
Colleen Clinkenbeard ... Masukami (voice)
Tatsuya Fujiwara ... Makoto Shishio
Justin Briner Justin Briner ... Sojiro Seta (voice)
Jamie Marchi ... Grieving Woman (voice)
Ryûnosuke Kamiki ... Sojiro Seta
Jerry Jewell ... Shingetsu Villager (voice)
Alexis Tipton ... Kaoru Kamiya (voice)
Ian Sinclair ... Hoji Sadojima (voice)
Josh Grelle ... Pinwheel Merchant / Shishio's Soldier (voice)
Takeru Satoh ... Kenshin Himura (as Takeru Satô)
Brittney Karbowski ... Misao Makimachi (voice)
Eric Vale ... Sanosuke Sagara (voice)
Sonny Strait ... Audience Member / Ryujo / Shingetsu Mayor (voice)
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Storyline

Makoto, an assassin who once was contracted by the government, has since become obsessed with tearing it down. Formerly, Kenshin was mainly concerned with protecting Kaoru, but the stakes are now higher as he struggles to protect the nation itself. Written by Carl Lepeltier

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Revenge of the fallen assassin.


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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

US Theatrical Site

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1 August 2014 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Rurouni Kenshin Part II: Kyoto Inferno See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The kabuki play near the start of the film tells the tale of "Bakkyusai the Killsword." This name is a pun on "Battousai the Killsword": the "kyu" in the former and the "tou" in the latter (meaning "sword" in the "Battousai" nickname) can phonetically also mean "nine" and "ten." The kanji for "nine" resembles the kanji for "ten," but with a little hook hanging off the right side. Bakkyusai's facial scar resembles Battousai's famous cross-shaped scar, but with a little hook hanging off the right side. Somebody worked really hard to make that joke. See more »

Goofs

When Kenshin rides out to save Kaoru, he makes it to Shishio's ship in one night. Kyoto is an inland city. The sea is almost 50 km away in Osaka. Yet, the movie makes it seem like he reaches the sea in mere minutes. See more »

Quotes

Kenshin Himura: The dead wish only that the living be happy.
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Connections

Followed by Rurouni Kenshin Part III: The Legend Ends (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Mighty Long Fall
Written by Takahiro Morita (as Taka)
Performed by One Ok Rock
Courtesy of A-Sketch
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No Reason to Miss This Awesome Thing :D
3 October 2014 | by sukinosenzeSee all my reviews

Are you Japanese Live-Action Fan?

If Yes, No reason to miss this show. This is the best live-action movie I've ever watched!

The Storyline: Great The Action Scene: Excellent (You will not see the awesome samurai fight like this!) The Music or Soundtrack: More than excellent!

and with the length that more than 2 hours, you will really enjoy the show. NO REASON TO MISS, Believe ME!

If No, then It's depend on you. Japanese Movie Style may boring for someone who never watched.

However, Let's give a chance for this one.


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