Rurouni Kenshin: Review Special

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Synonyms: Samurai X: Review Special
Japanese: るろうに剣心


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 26, 1997
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Gallop, Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy
Theme: SamuraiSamurai
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 25 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.711 (scored by 17681,768 users)
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Ranked: #53852
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Popularity: #7160
Members: 5,937
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Summary of various fighting scenes of the first half of the series and a brief overview of the Kyoto arc.


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Kamiya, Kaoru


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Udou, Jine


Isurugi, Raijuta



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Jun 11, 2022
Almost average recap special – as is given, a compilation of important moments of the series.

So, is there anything extra in this one? Well I’m glad you’ve asked, because yes actually. This review contains, prepare to be shocked, a picture of chibi Seta and Kamiya. Unmoving, their voices can be heard heard commenting few sentences here and there. Not anything insightful or any new info though. Oh yeah and the chibis are ugly as hell. Just look at the cover picture of this anime entry.

Ultimately, the most interesting things about this recap were 1) its unavailability in any decent resolution 2) the vintage commercials that ...
Jul 24, 2021
Rurouni kinshen has 2 recaps. This is the first one which gives a summary of the fights and The first half of the story. The art, voice acting (well it doesn't have an op/ed) and characters are the same as in the series. They are mostly raw so I will just rate how great the story was.

Overall, rurouni kenshin has a great story and it is about the Japanese revolution. The whole anime revolves around this theme and our protagonist Kenshin who just had to kill a lot during that time giving him the "man slayer" nickname. The story certainly is deep and interesting, ...


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