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Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Drama | 27 March 2001 (USA)
The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Takimi Shigure watched his friends and family get cut down in the name of ... See full summary »

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Mayo Suzukaze ...
Kenshin Himura (voice)
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Kenshin Himura (voice)
Miki Fujitani ...
Kaoru Kamiya (voice)
Judson Jones ...
Shigure (voice) (as Judson L. Jones)
Kara Bliss ...
Kaoru (voice)
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Sanosuke Sagara (voice)
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Sanosuke (voice) (as Gary G. Haddock)
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Yahiko Myôjin (voice)
Shaneye Ferrell ...
Toki (voice)
Derek Wade ...
Yahiko (voice)
Ken Webster ...
Saitou (voice)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...
Hajime Saitô (voice)
Clay Towery ...
Kajiki (voice)
Bill Wise ...
Tomono (voice)
Bill Harwell ...
Yamagata (voice)
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The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Takimi Shigure watched his friends and family get cut down in the name of freedom and prosperity. Now he and a band of desperate rebels have sworn to settle one final score. Only one man stands in their way: Kenshin Himura. But when Shigure discovers Kenshin's true identity as the Hitokiri Battosai, his fight becomes a personal vendetta.

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Samurai X: The Motion Picture  »

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Trivia

The USA DVD from ADV Films has a reversible cover. See more »

Goofs

The scenes that show Kenshin as the Hitokiri Batosai in the beginning of the film and throughout the flashbacks is incorrect. Kenshin is shown with the full X shaped scar on his right cheek, even though Kenshin swore that he would stop killing after Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal. See more »

Quotes

Yahiko: Ohhh.
Kaoru: It's incredible isn't it?
Sanosuke: Why do people take time to travel all the way to Yokohama just to stare at bring buildings like this one? And they probably like the steam train too.
Yahiko: Fish face pretends like he didn't like the train ride.
Kaoru: I'm starting to regret I bought your train tickets Sanosuke!
Yahiko: Heheheh!
Sanosuke: Well, I like Japanese architecture better. You have to admit these buildings are all alike, Kenshin.
Kenshin Himura: Well, I guess so. Japan could use some changes. We've caught up with the times.
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Crazy Credits

The DVD from ADV Films replaced the original Japanese title card to read: 'Samurai X: The Motion Picture'. See more »

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Niji
Performed by L'Arc-en-Ciel
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The best movie I've ever seen.
21 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

I love this movie. Though I can only understand about half. Takatsuki Gentatsu is the greatest character, he shouldn't have died, Shigure should have at the beginning. But then there would be no movie, so I guess Gentatsu had to die. The music is terrific, by far this is a wonderful movie, anyone interested in anime, especially Rurouni Kenshin fans should see this movie. And if anyone has a good translation, e-mail me please.

Thanks, and "Aozora wa doko made mo takaku tsunde nakereba nara ne." ~Takatsuki Gentatsu~ (the best character ever!)


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