Nobuhiro Watsuki’s adventure, romantic comedy anime series, Rurouni Kenshin is a new animation. The animation is expected to release next year. The anime series will be animated by Liden Films.
The new information about the animation was announced during Aniplex Online Fest 2022. Which was held on Sept 24. Soma Saito (previously voiced James Moriarity, Tatsumi) will voice Kenshin Himura in the new anime adaptation, and Rie Takahashi (previously voiced Emilia, Megumin) will voice Kaoru Kamiya.
Hideyo Yamamoto is directing the anime at LIDEN FILMS. Terumi Nishii is designing the characters of anime, and Hideyuki Kurata is in charge of series composition. Yu Takami is composing the music for anime. A visual featuring both the main characters have been released.
The manga was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1994 to 1999. The same publisher is publishing a sequel manga named Rurouni Kenshin: The Hokkaido Arc, which currently has 7 volumes. Watsuki’s wife, Kaworu Kurosaki, writes it while he draws it. Viz Media had been publishing the manga in English but stopped after the manga went on hiatus in 2017.
Watsuki first launched his 28-volume Rurouni Kenshi manga in Shueisha magazine in the year 1994. The manga has more than 72 million copies worldwide.
The manga was made into a TV animation in 1996. By studios Gallop and Deen. A movie version was released in 1997, and three OVAs were released in the year 1999. Rurouni Kenshin also received a live-action film series (five films).
The new animation Rurouni Kenshin anime started streaming a new trailer anime on Sep 24, 2022.