On September 20, 2013, executive producer Hiroyoshi Koiwai revealed that model is cast in a secret role. So are Saito, Sano and Megumi--so perfect in fact, that Irecognized each of them at first sight. Her character is supposed to be a tomboy-ish type, butyet she is too pretty to pull off the part convincingly. With all of these stories and more that the movie tries to tell, therunning time is about two hours. Though they added some minor elements in that scene to add up the drama and it worked as it gave Kenshin the feeling of guilt after he killed someone. The action sequence is alsotop-notch. First, was the over inclusion of bit characters.
However, if you can manage to be like me andjust sit back and let the beautiful cinematography and Sato's trulyexcellent portrayal of Kenshin wash over you, you'll derive plenty ofpleasure from this film. The school where Kaou is the assistant instructor. Sato was pretty much a perfect choice for Kenshin. Aside from that, it seems apparent that whoever wrote the subtitles didn't watch the original anime with the original subs. I am not sure if they are integral to the movie or a thirdparty add-on, but were much better than a dubbed English version whichwould have taken away much of the authenticity of the movie. Limited edition came in a special box, with special digipack, a soundtrack, and a Rurouni Kenshin notebook. As the streetbrawler Sagara Sanosuke, Munetaka Aoki carries that familiarrough-and-tumble attitude effectively, while Teruyuki Kagawa isgleefully over-the-top as the villainous Kanryu Takeda.
A lot of characters who seem important to the story arenever given proper motivations, leaving them seeming 2 dimensional -and the story as well, as a result. The rest of thesupporting cast are equally captivating -- ranging from Yu Aoi, KojiKikkawa and even Taketo Tanaka. The music is very nice as well. For example, dramatic fight scenes seemed to bring out that techno song again and again. Note that I am not the full translator for these files.
Tanigaki ensures that the actionis never repetitive, and each sequence boasts its own balletic rhythmto keep you engrossed. Even though it was gorgeously rendered, it was overly depressing and moody. Uwe Boll-like crap induced horror scenarios crossed my mind. The worst thing is that Iwill have to wait since this movie has not been released in my countryyet. The action scenes are more than decent and you do get violence depicted as what it is. Here, the feelings of two people slowly progressed, but Kenshin still haunted by his past.
The sword-fights choreography is fast and furious, yet it'swell-staged with an adequate help of elegant slow-motion. All in all, I really enjoyed this film. Saitō assists them to subdue Kanryū, who is armed with a. On June 14, 2016, Funimation Films announced that they acquired the rights to Rurouni Kenshin, as well as its sequels and. These sort of films really suffer because they don't havesomeone ruthlessly eliminating the excess, and making the film moreaccessible to the public at large. After Kenshin manages to saveher from getting killed by a fake Battosai named Jin-e Koji Kikkawa and also helps her to stop a group of thugs trying to take over herdojo, he moves in with her.
Isaw this movie in the airplane and unfortunately my flight arrived andI did not see the conclusion of the story. There were actually lines in the movie that made me think 'I want to use that line in the manga! I'm always a little wary of this kind of adaptations, because more often than not they can go wrong. Besting all his men, Kenshin and Sanosuke attack Kanryū's mansion in hopes of rescuing Megumi. I'll start with the positives - this movie is beautifully filmed. This is the movie that made samurai battles more realistic. Because the manga was continuous, there was no way for the movie to be cut and dry in terms of villains and side characters.
The casting was also done relatively well, although not perfect. Still there is a morality to it all, which has to do with the main character. It is inevitable given its origins that fans of the manga and animewill bring their expectations to bear on this live-action version. The film takes merges together with some changes, throwing some of Kenshin's back story in the mix. From what we have gathered though, Otomo — who co-wrote the screenplay with Kiyomi Fujii — has taken from the first two story arcs of the series, namely Kenshin's vendetta with an opium dealer during the early years of the Meiji Restoration as well as his harrowing past during the Civil War that led to the cross-shaped scar on his face. The latter 95eps tell of his battles both inner and outer to become the pacifist he knows he can be.
Theparticularly final 30 minutes is downright entertaining -- Kenshin vs. Rurouni Kenshin played a big part in my childhood. His ability to show sibling-like squabbles was of course the ultimate redeeming factor. Adaptación del manga de Nobuhiro Watsuki. After participating in the Bakumatsu war, Kenshin wanders the countryside of Japan offering protection and aid to those in need as atonement for the murders he once committed as an assassin. In fact, they did a pretty damn good job of making the manga come to life.
Kaoru's father started a school to teach kendo in Tokyo, Kamiya Kasshin. I did not know how the anime drawings of each character before Iwatched, so I could not comment on that. But the drug chemist Megumi Takani escapes from Kanryuu and seeks shelter in the school. I said this to friendsafterwards, I'm sure if I was a fan of the series they would have beencharming cameos from beloved fan favourites. I am familiar with both manga and anime, but I am not going to knit-pick the movie in comparison to the original material. The music varies from haunting violin pieces to orchestral pieces to hard rock, and each song perfectly captures the mood of the scene that it is set to.
In the movie, he takes on several roles, just to make him the main antagonist. Either you are down with what it tries to do and can get behind it or you don't like it all. Ōtomo said he aimed to make the live-action more complex than the original manga version. I was keeping my expectations as low as possible as no thanks to the disaster anime-turned-movie Dragonball Z and Street fighter. Visually it was satisfying over all.