Rurouni Kenshin: New Kyoto Arc

Alt titles: Kenshin: Shin Kyoto-Hen

OVA (2 eps)
3.89 of 5 from 1,379 votes
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Told from the perspective of Misao Makimachi, this alternate retelling of the Kyoto arc chronicles the adventures of wandering swordsman Kenshin Himura and his quest in putting a stop to the evil Makoto Shishio and his plot to take over Japan.

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MrChearlie's avatar by MrChearlie on Oct 22, 2013
Score: 2.2/10

Story (Terrible)
I highly recommend NOT to watch this, seriously don't, but who I am to tell you what to do.
It could had been a pretty cool REMAKE but no matter how you see it won't be good for the next reasons:
1.- What you see in here, is fit in less than 2 hours (around 3 episodes and a half) and it was covering around 20 episodes of the original story, plus another 20 of introduction before of... read more

Symbiont's avatar by Symbiont on May 10, 2014
Score: 2/10

Having been a huge kenshin fan I obviously had to watch the newest version especially when it's on the best story arc (in my opinion) in the series. unfortunately this was a terrible retelling of the story and is absolurely awful. If you enjoyed rurouni kenshin the series, you will be disappointed. If someone who is completely new to the series watches this first, it might destroy any chance of watching... read more

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