Rurouni Kenshin ‘Samurai X’ Is Getting A New Anime Project

Published on December 19th, 2021

Nobuhiro Watsuki’s manga series “Rurouni Kenshin” will be getting a new anime project. It was announced during Jump Festa 2022 live stream. The new manga series will be produced by Liden Films. Samurai X was one of the popular anime series in the 90s.

At the time of writing, the production committee has not revealed that the new anime project will be a remake or a new story. The release date for the new anime series is unknown. A teaser trailer has been released which you can watch below:

Jump Festa 2022 also revealed the release date for Chainsaw Man, Bleach: Final Arc, and Dr Stone season 3.

Rurouni Kenshin manga series is written and illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki. The manga series started serialization in April 1994 in Weekly Shonen Jump, and ended serialization in Sept 1998. Studio Deen adapted the manga into an anime series which aired in Japan from Jan 1996 to Sept 1998. The anime series is currently available on Crunchyroll for streaming.

Synopsis:

Crunchyroll describes the anime series as follows:

Welcome to the Meiji Era. Japan is a land experiencing times of troubled peace and renewal after a long and bloody civil war. Swords and killing are outlawed, but all is not as well as it would seem. Lurking in the shadows are many survivors of the revolution awaiting their chance for vengeance. Only the former government assassin, Kenshin Himura can keep the peace. Kenshin gives up the life of “Battousai The Man Slayer” and sets off as a lone wanderer. His travels lead to the Kamiya Dojo where he discovers the chance to start life over.

Source: Jump Festa 2022

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