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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.

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Keishi Ohtomo

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

Credited cast:
Colleen Clinkenbeard ... Masukami (voice)
Monica Rial ... Azusa Arai (voice)
J. Michael Tatum ... Shingetsu Villager (voice)
Eric Vale ... Sanosuke Sagara (voice)
Jamie Marchi ... Grieving Woman (voice)
Tatsuya Fujiwara ... Makoto Shishio
Ian Sinclair ... Hoji Sadojima (voice)
Justin Briner Justin Briner ... Sojiro Seta (voice)
Josh Grelle ... Pinwheel Merchant / Shishio's Soldier (voice)
Brittney Karbowski ... Misao Makimachi (voice)
Jerry Jewell ... Shingetsu Villager (voice)
Tia Lynn Ballard ... Kyoto Citizen (voice)
Takeru Satoh ... Kenshin Himura (as Takeru Satô)
Ryûnosuke Kamiki ... Sojiro Seta
Lindsay Seidel ... Yumi Komagata (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

Okubo Toshimichi was a real historical figure who lived from 1830 to 1878. He was killed by a group of disgruntled samurai while he was in a carriage going back to his Tokyo home. The attack did happen on May14th. 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 »

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World on Fire
Written by Slash and Myles Kennedy
Performed by Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators
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Rurouni Kenshin - Heart Of Sword
15 December 2014 | by Xx_Peter_Porker_xXSee all my reviews

I am long time fan of Rurouni Kenshin and I love the 1st movie. Here are the good/bad from this movie:

+ Just like the 1st movie, character portrayals (including costumes, fighting poses, characteristics) are very correct, if you know the original story, you will immediately scream "Oh, I know that guy" when someone new appears.

+ Fighting scenes are incredibly good. The right usage of CGI mixed with practical martial arts and sword fighting techniques.

+ The right atmosphere is built up against the villains.

  • Too many characters are introduced without giving enough time for development. You will totally get lost if you haven't known the original story.


  • The pacing is a little bit awkward.


  • Fight scenes seem less creative compared to the first movie.


  • Kenshin didn't wear his trademark red shirt the whole movie.


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