Rurouni Kenshin: Tokuhitsuban
Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration
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Rurouni Kenshin: Tokuhitsuban

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Synonyms: Rurouni Kenshin: Kinema-ban, Rurouni Kenshin Act Zero
Japanese: るるろうに剣心 -特筆版-
English: Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 11
Status: Finished
Published: May 2, 2012 to Jun 4, 2013
Genre: Action Action
Themes: Historical Historical, Samurai Samurai
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Jump SQ.
Authors: Watsuki, Nobuhiro (Story & Art)


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Popularity: #4547
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This version will be a remake of the original series that revisits the encounters of 'Himura Kenshin' with 'Kamiya Kaoru' and 'Myojin Yahiko.'


Rurouni Kenshin: Tokuhitsuban was published in English as Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration by VIZ Media under the Shonen Jump imprint from June 4, 2013 to January 7, 2014.

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Rurouni Kenshin: Tonkuhitsu-ban (or Restoration) is not just an update of the original series, it is a re-telling as a kind of parallel story. Restoration retells the very beginning of Rurouni Kenshin with a little bit faster pace, more villains that you'll remember from the series (if you read it) and it is a little bit more violent than before. Treat it as one short arc of "what could have been."

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