Watch the official main trailer for RUROUNI KENSHIN: THE BEGINNING now. In theaters on June 4th.
Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning is an upcoming Japanese live-action film directed by Keishi Ōtomo. It is the fifth and final installment in the Rurouni Kenshin film series based on Nobuhiro Watsuki’s manga of the same name and was produced alongside Rurouni Kenshin: The Final.
The film is a prequel to the others and will depict how Himura Kenshin received his cross-shaped scar. It focuses on Kenshin’s past as the assassin Hitokiri Battōsai during the final years of the Bakumatsu and will also explore his relationship with a woman named Yukishiro Tomoe played by Kasumi Arimura.
Takeru Satoh as Himura Kenshin
Kasumi Arimura as Yukishiro Tomoe
Issey Takahashi as Katsura Kogorō
Nijirō Murakami as Okita Sōji
Masanobu Ando as Takasugi Shinsaku
Towa Araki as Yukishiro Enishi
Kazuki Kitamura as Tatsumi
Yōsuke Eguchi as Saitō Hajime