Shueisha’s Jump Festa ’22 event on Sunday revealed that Nobuhiro Watsuki’s Rurouni Kenshin Manga has acquired a new TV anime project at LIDENFILMS. The event did not reveal any other details about the anime. Aniplex is streaming teaser videos to present their work.
Kaoru Kurosaki, a collaborator of Watsuki and his novelist’s wife / story, released a manga of “Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Ark” (Rurouni Kenshin, Meiji Kenshin Romantican: Hokkaido) at Shueisha’s Jump Square. .. The comics went into hibernation in December 2017 after Watsuki was charged with possession of child pornography. The series then resumed publication in June 2018. The series recently took a two-month break in June and July. Shueisha published Volume 6 of the manga on July 2nd.
Viz Media was also publishing manga in English at the same time, but stopped after the manga paused in 2017.
Watsuki first released 28 volumes of Rurouni Kenshin Manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1994. This manga has been published in over 72 million copies worldwide. Manga is trying to find a new life beyond violence, centered on Kenshin Himura, who was a deadly assassin during the Meiji Restoration.
The manga was subsequently adopted in a 95-episode TV anime series, an anime movie, three original video anime projects, five live action films, and a stage musical by the Takarazuka Revue, an all-female musical troupe.
The final live-action movie of Rurouni Kenshin was released in Japan on April 23, and the final live-action movie of Rurouni Kenshin was released in Japan on June 4.