Additional casting has been confirmed for upcoming live action movie Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning!
Issey Takahashi will play Choshu Ishin Shishi leader Kogoro Katsura, while Masanobu Ando will play Shinsaku Takasugi, a member of the same group. Nijiro Murakami will play Shinsengumi first squad leader Soji Okita.
The fifth and last installment in Rurouni Kenshin’s live action film series, The Beginning acts as a prequel exploring how Kenshin got his famous scar. The preceding film, The Final, adapts the Jinchu arc of the manga as the conclusion to the main story.
Rurouni Kenshin: The Final opens at cinemas across Japan on April 23 with The Beginning following on June 4.
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