Rurouni Kenshin is officially coming to several countries in Asia! Netflix Asia has released the trailer for the upcoming Rurouni Kenshin: The Final/The Beginning movies, confirming that they will be streaming it in several Asian countries. They also revealed that both movies will be coming to the streaming platform in 2021.
So far, Netflix has confirmed that they will be streaming it in Singapore, Malaysia, and Taiwan, and they will be adding more countries and territories soon. And as the trailer confirms, Netflix will be streaming both movies. Expect them to reveal more countries, as well as the release date for both films, in the days to come.
The main cast, which includes Takeru Sato (Kenshin Himura), Emi Takei (Kaoru kamiya), Munetaka Aoki (Sanosuke Sagara), Tao Tsuchiya (Misao Makimachi), Kasumi Arimura (Tomoe Yukishiro), Issey Takahashi (Kogoro Katsura), and Yosuke Eguchi (Hajime Saito) will all be returning. Joining them will be Mackenyu Arata as antagonist Enishi Yukishiro. Meanwhile, Director Keishi Otomo is also returning at the helm of the films as well.
Warner Bros. has confirmed that these will be the final films for the franchise, and it will be covering the final arc from Watsuki’s beloved manga., which is the Jinchuu arc, though it will have a bit of a different story. “The Final” will follow Kenshin’s conflict with the mysterious arms dealer, Enishi. Meanwhile, The Beginning will be a prequel of sorts, and will tell the story of how Kenshin got his iconic scar.
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Source: Netflix Asia