Via JEFusion, the second trailer for the live action adaptation of Nobuhiko Watsuki's Rurouni Kenshin. Starring Takeru Satoh of Kamen Rider Den-O fame as Kenshin Himura, the movie will focus on the first story arc with Kenshin's introduction and eventually squaring off against Jine, the Oniwabanshu, and Saito Hajime. Emi Takei plays Kamiya Kaoru, Munetaka Aoki will play Sagara Sanosuke, Yuu Aoi is Megumi Takani, and Taketo Tanaka will be Myojin Yahiko. Musician and actor Koji Kikkawa of Kamen Rider W fame (he played Kamen Rider Skull) will play the deadly Jine Udo, while Yosuke Eguchi will take on the role of Saito Hajime. If you haven't already, check out the second trailer below!
Intended to be the first of a series of films that will also be distributed internationally, Ruroni Kenshin will be the live action realization that fans of the manga and anime series will absolutely want to see in theaters. For more information and details on the story, read up the source post at JEFusion!
Rurouni Kenshin slashes its way to theaters in Japan on August 25th!