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Title Rurouni Kenshin. Part I, Origins [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures Japan presents in assiciation with "Rurouni Kenshin" Film Partners & C & I Entertainment Productions ; produced by Osamu Kubota ; directed by Keishi Otomo.

Publication Info. [Flower Mound, Texas] : Funimation, [2016]


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Description 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
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Description digital rdatr
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5.1 Dolby TrueHD 5.1
NTSC rdabs
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DVD video
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Motion pictures lcgft
Note Title from container.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation, 5.1 surround.
Language Japanese or dubbed English dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Cast Takeru Satoh, Emi Takei, Koji Kikkawa, Yu Aoi, Munetaka Aoki, Go Ayano, Genki Sudo, Taketo Tanaka, Eiji Okuda, Yosuke Eguchi, Teruyuki Kagawa.
Credits Editor, Tsuyoshi Imai ; cinematography, Takuro Ishizaka ; music, Naoki Sato.
Note Based on the original comic "Rurouni Kenshin" by Nobuhiro Watsuki.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary In the wake of a brutal civil war, the legendary and feared killer Kenshin Himura throws down his sword and vows to turn his back on bloodshed. Choosing instead to live his life as a peaceful wanderer, Kenshin soon finds that the world around him is rapidly changing and not for the better. A sadistic drug lord, Kanryu, oppresses the people, poisoning them with opium and stealing what little they have left.
Note Extras: previews.
Subject Samurai -- Drama.
Martial arts schools -- Drama.
Justice -- Drama.
Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, Japanese.
Action and adventure films.
Martial arts films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Added Author Fujii, Kiyomi (Screenwriter), screenwriter.
Ohtomo, Keishi, film director, screenwriter.
Kubota, Osamu (Producer), film producer.
Satoh, Takeru, actor.
Takei, Emi, actor.
Kikkawa, Koji, actor.
Aoi, Yū, 1985- actor.
Aoki, Munetaka, actor.
Ayano, Go, actor.
Sudo, Genki, actor.
Tanaka, Taketo, actor.
Okuda, Eiji, 1950- actor.
Eguchi, Yosuke, 1967- actor.
Kagawa, Teruyuki, 1965- actor.
Imai, Tsuyoshi, editor of moving image work.
Ishizaka, Takuro, director of photography.
Satō, Naoki (Composer), composer (expression)
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Watsuki, Nobuhiro. Rurōni kenshin. English.
Warner Bros. Pictures Japan, presenter.
Rurouni Kenshin Film Partners, presenter.
C & I Entertainment, production company.
FUNimation Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Rurouni Kenshin. Part 1, Origins
Note Original title: Rurôni Kenshin : meiji kenkaku roman tan
Standard No. 704400018312
Music No. FN-01831 Funimation (container)
DV-01831A Funimation (disc)

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