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, SamuraiSamurai, ShounenShounen
Duration: 25 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.771 (scored by 15561,556 users)
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Ranked: #46852
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Popularity: #6642
Members: 5,358
Favorites: 3

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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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Feb 10, 2021
aisyanadnad (All reviews)
Based on the actual Meiji Period of Japan, Rouruni Kenshin is a Shounen, Action, Adventure about a wandering samurai, "Kenshin". Even though he is a kind and friendly person, he carries a bloody past he wishes not to return to. This shounen anime starts of like any other as we are introduced to the characters the story revolves around (Kenshin) and we learn quite a bit about them. Also like the typical shounen anime, once all the main characters are together to form some kind of fighting team, it starts of with couple short random adventures. There's plenty of action and comedy here but it read more
Jul 24, 2021
Alex_Jaro (All reviews)
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, read more

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