New trailer for 'Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends' released


Posted at Aug 23 2014 03:32 PM | Updated as of Aug 23 2014 11:32 PM

MANILA - A new trailer for "Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends," the third film of the highly-successful live adaptation series, has been released on Friday.

The video was uploaded on both the movie's official Facebook account and the official YouTube channel of local distributor Warner Bros. Philippines.

The two-part sequel, which is based on the highly-popular Japanese manga series written by Watsuki Nobuhiro, tells the story of Kenshin Himura (Takeru Satoh) and his fight against Makoto Shishio (Tatsuya Fujiawara).

The first part, dubbed "Kyoto Inferno," was released in the country on Wednesday. It quickly scored P7.3 million, which is country's biggest opening day gross for both a Japanese film and a foreign language film.

In comparison, Rurouni Kenshin, the first of the film series released in 2012, made around P12 million for the whole of its opening weekend.

Directed by Keishi Otomo, the film also stars Fujiwara Tatsu, Emi Takei, Yusuke Iseya, Aoki Muneta, Kamiki Ryunosuke, and Fukuyama Masaharu.

The Legend Ends is scheduled to hits theaters in the country on September 24.