Rurouni Kenshin
Photo Credit: Rurouni Kenshin Stage Musical

Rurouni Kenshin which is the Meiji period story of a former assassin from the Bakumatsu, known as Hitokiri Battosai is one that fans always remember and want to keep reading the manga, watch the anime and the live-action films as well.

Good news from TBS(Tokyo Broadcasting System), declared on Friday that it is creating a stage musical adjustment of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s Rurouni Kenshin manga that will run this fall at the IHI Stage Around Tokyo.

Teppei Koike will star as hero Kenshin Himura in the Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto-Hen creation. Shūichirō Koike, who composed the 2016 Takarazuka organize melodic and the 2018 phase play of the manga, is coming back to direct and pen the content of this new musical.

Photo Credit: Shueisha

Shūichirō Koike noticed that the new creation will cover the much-mentioned Kyoto Arc and prodded the appearances of the Shishio Makoto and Shinomori Aoshi characters. Teppei Koike included that he read the manga when he was youthful and that the manga’s fans, just as individuals who love arrange plays and musicals, can appreciate the new creation.


Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story is a Japanese manga arrangement composed and outlined by Nobuhiro Watsuki. The story starts during the eleventh year of the Meiji time frame in Japan (1878) and follows a previous professional killer from the Bakumatsu, known as Hitokiri Battosai. After his neutralize the bakufu, Hitokiri Battosai vanishes to become Himura Kenshin: a meandering swordsman who secures the individuals of Japan with a pledge never to end another life. Watsuki composed the arrangement upon his craving to make a shōnen manga not the same as different ones that were distributed at that point, with Kenshin being a previous professional killer and the story accepting a progressively genuine tone as it proceeded. The manga spins around subjects of reparation, harmony, and sentiment.

The manga at first showed up in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine from April 1994 to September 1999. The total work comprises of 28 tankōbon volumes, while years after the fact it was republished into twenty-two kanzenban volumes. Studio Gallop, Studio Deen and SPE Visual Works adjusted the manga into an anime arrangement which publicized in Japan from January 10, 1996 to September 8, 1998. Other than a vivified include film, two arrangement of unique video movements (OVAs) were likewise created.

A fruitful live-action film adjustment was discharged in 2012, with constrained global screenings.

The Rurouni Kenshin manga has more than 72 million duplicates available for use starting at 2019, making it a standout amongst other selling manga arrangement, while its anime has positioned among the 100 most-watched arrangement in Japan on various occasions.