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Dec 25, 2011 11:30 PM
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According to Jump Square magazine, a new manga series of Rurouni Kenshin was announced to start in the magazine from May 4th 2012. Details of the manga will be revealed in the later issues.

Source: Scan of Jump SQ
dtshykDec 26, 2011 1:39 AM
Dec 25, 2011 11:30 PM
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Wtf.

Guess I'll be reading.
Dec 25, 2011 11:31 PM
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SICK!!! hahahh ill be reading
Dec 25, 2011 11:33 PM
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I might read it.
Dec 25, 2011 11:43 PM
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hmm.probably will read it
Dec 25, 2011 11:50 PM
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Huh, definitely didn't see that one coming. Anyway, I'll read it!
Dec 26, 2011 12:05 AM
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Wow. Gotta finish reading the manga quickly before that new one will start.

"Let me keep believing... so that I can keep on living."
Dec 26, 2011 12:13 AM
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Hah? Is this going to be a sequel?
Dec 26, 2011 12:20 AM
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yayyyyy!! XD
Dec 26, 2011 12:20 AM

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Jeez, I'm only on Volume 5 right now and there's going to be a new series coming out.
Dec 26, 2011 12:23 AM

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I'm just on the look out for a new anime series.

Seriously, I do not see the need for a new Kenshin manga as it ended well and happily, I would hate to see our characters thrown into something that will ruin their nice little ending.

However, that being said, if the series isn't about Kenshin and it's a side character or something, I'll be ticked. While I prefer the ending remain the way it was, I am and will always be a Kenshin fan and part of me looks forward to seeing him in action again.

I'll be reading.
Dec 26, 2011 12:42 AM

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I don't know what this is, but I know I'll be reading.

Seriously, though, what the hell?
Dec 26, 2011 12:44 AM

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Perfect. Rurouni Kenshin is the best.
Dec 26, 2011 12:53 AM
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dtshyk said:
According to Jump Square magazine, a new manga series of Rurouni Kenshin was announced to start in the magazine from May 4th 2012.

Source: Scan of Jump SQ


Oh more importantly, Is this from the 'SAME' Mangaka? If not, IDK if i'll read it :(
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Dec 26, 2011 12:54 AM

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I wonder how this will work out, so I'll probably be reading
Dec 26, 2011 12:59 AM

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VongolaXEspada said:

Please put you posts in spoilers. Just cause you got ruined doesn't mean other people have to.
Dec 26, 2011 1:12 AM

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VongolaXEspada said:



Well, I guess you can make a sequel, I just don't really see a point in it. Yes, Kenshin was really popular back then, but it has a nice ending and it's been so many years since Kenshin was finished, so why another manga (possibly a sequel) now? o.O

It reminds me of the latest OVA: a new Kenshin anime was announced, everyone was hoping for a new TV-series and in the end it was just yet another OVA. XD Talking about a bummer, I can totally see that comming here with the manga as well.
Dec 26, 2011 1:44 AM

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Dec 26, 2011 2:42 AM

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AJDHKJAHDKAHDSLJlLLD

I'm ridiculously happy, but slightly wary. Kenshin was absolutely brilliant as it was, and I trust Watsuki enough to know not to ruin the masterpiece that he created.

But yeah, what could it be about though? A sequel might be forcing it. A prequel - we practically know all of Kenshin's past. Side stories? If it's not about Kenshin it shouldn't be called Kenshin anymore. AU Kenshin? That's just silly. Oh I don't know. Please make it awesome, Watsuki.
Dec 26, 2011 3:21 AM

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A MUST READ!
Dec 26, 2011 3:32 AM

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Awesome, i'll read it obviously.
Dec 26, 2011 4:10 AM

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I don't even. I'm not going to expect much out of this since the new anime turned out to be a letdown.


Dec 26, 2011 4:51 AM

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NICE ! I'M READING !
Dec 26, 2011 5:05 AM

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Hopefully, it won't ruin Rurouni Kenshin's reputation.
I'll still read it, though.
Dec 26, 2011 5:15 AM

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Fangasm.
Dec 26, 2011 5:17 AM

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hell yeah!!
Dec 26, 2011 5:48 AM

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Uh...what?

Did not see that coming.
Dec 26, 2011 6:00 AM
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Author probably realized he doesn't do anything as great as Rurouni Kenshin.
Dec 26, 2011 6:21 AM
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im shocked!!! O_O
i do not know what to say
Dec 26, 2011 6:22 AM
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Psajdak said:
Author probably realized he doesn't do anything as great as Rurouni Kenshin.


Busou Renkin isn't that bad, but pales in comparison with Kenshin.
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The endless debate between fans and haters. At one point, after spending a lot of time on MAL, you just realize it's totally pointless.
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On MAL, everyone who has used the lame rating system becomes a critic and an intellectual by default, haven't you heard?
Dec 26, 2011 6:44 AM
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A NEW RUROUNI KENSHIN MANGA SERIES?
AFTER SOOOOOOOO LONG?

Now I'm curious what's gonna be up in this new series :)
Dec 26, 2011 7:27 AM
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I love RK, I really do, but what is the point with a sequel? It's been twelve years since the manga ended, and that ending was good enough. I wish that Watsuki could make a new manga instead...
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says in the scan that it's going to be a reboot. agree with the question raised earlier; will it still be done by Watsuki-sensei?
Dec 26, 2011 8:26 AM

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Psajdak said:
Author probably realized he doesn't do anything as great as Rurouni Kenshin.


Yeah same. Author probably wants the success of Rurouni Kenshin again. Whether that's out of financial necessity or mere greed has yet to be seen.

This manga defined my childhood, and I loved the happy ending; I can't bear to see their peace get ripped apart.
Dec 26, 2011 9:34 AM
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Maybe it'll be like Shonan 14 Days - being never before seen story at time of the main story.

Or maybe it'll take place before present, but after Remembrance arc.
Dec 26, 2011 9:50 AM

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Yeah, I don't like the idea of screwing with the really well done ending of the manga. But, we'll see.
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Dec 26, 2011 10:23 AM

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Oh, hell yeah! Definitely reading this.
Dec 26, 2011 10:41 AM

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His hair better be long again and if it's about his son, he better be awesome and forgive his father!! Other than that, OMG NEW KENSHIN!!XD
Dec 26, 2011 10:46 AM

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Awesome! I enjoyed the original. So I'll give the new series a shot.

...and Mizu's going to have a heartattack when she hears this >.>
Dec 26, 2011 10:57 AM

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It would be nice if the new manga was about young Kenshin during the Bakumatsu and have plenty of Shinsengumi action and Kenshin vs. Saitou, but I'm not going get my hopes up on it.
Dec 26, 2011 11:26 AM

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chikuita0621 said:
Wow. Gotta finish reading the manga quickly before that new one will start.


Le ditto xD

Dec 26, 2011 11:34 AM

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VongolaXEspada said:
They didn't tell us anything besides a scan showing the main character of the original series, that died so I don't know wtf he is on it.

I still need to watch and read the anime and manga of Rurouni Kenshin but I recently found out the main character himura kenshin dies, and that pracitactally ruins the whole series for me, watching 100 episodes 5 ovas and you know the whole time that guy is going to die.


No. Just no! For the millionth time, the Reflections OVA is NOT CANON! Kenshin does not die at the end of the series, according to the manga. He lives "happily ever after," if you want to call it that.

This manga though...I'm wonder what it's going to be about. The author damn well better remain the same. As much as I love RK, I just want to leave the original story untouched. This new manga - if it must exist - should revolve around Kenji, Sano's adventures after the manga ended or even Soujiro as he wanders all over Japan. I'd enjoy each of those.
Dec 26, 2011 12:21 PM

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Need to read the manga ><
Dec 26, 2011 1:16 PM

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will read it, but i kinda don't like it..

Dec 26, 2011 1:29 PM

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As big of a RK fan I am, sequels forbade disaster.
Even when I was in crowd, I was always alone
Dec 26, 2011 1:30 PM

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Honestly though, instead of adapting the Jinchuu ark, they decide to have this.
Even when I was in crowd, I was always alone
Dec 26, 2011 1:49 PM
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Minmei said:
I love RK, I really do, but what is the point with a sequel? It's been twelve years since the manga ended, and that ending was good enough. I wish that Watsuki could make a new manga instead...


I know right. But im still really excited about this.

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Honestly though, instead of adapting the Jinchuu ark, they decide to have this.


I agree. It's stupid. But im still excited XD
Dec 26, 2011 1:52 PM

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I will watch this!!!!!!!
Dec 26, 2011 4:07 PM

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one word hell yeah
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