Rurouni Kenshin: Tsuiokuhen

Alt titles: Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal

OVA (4 eps)
4.558 out of 5 from 14,975 votes
Rank #30

Himura Kenshin was a boy orphaned by the murder of his parents. Now he is the Hitokiri Battousai, the most feared and skilled killer in 19th century Japan. In the midst of a blood bath, he meets the love of his life, Tomoe. Will he continue to fight his enemies in a killing rage or will she sheath his bloodstained sword?

my anime:

If you like Rurouni Kenshin: Tsuiokuhen, you might like...

Rurouni Kenshin: Tsuiokuhen has no manga recommendations yet. Be the first and add some today!


See all reviews
kamenoko's avatar by kamenoko on Aug 11, 2006
Score: 10/10

It is difficult to explain why Rurouni Kenshin - Reminiscence is the best piece of animation, ever. The best I can come up with is that it distilled the television series down to its best components: A Samurai epic, and a love story. But this isn’t true, what makes Reminiscence the best animation ever is what was left out: cute secondary characters, announcing your attack before actually doing... read more

Zabusan's avatar by Zabusan on Dec 14, 2009
Score: 10/10

For all intents and purposes, Samurai X will be called "T&B" for the remainder of the post) If you have ever seen or read the Ruroni Kenshin manga/anime, you were probably wondering about Himura Kenshin's past, and incredibly bummed that no real explanation was ever discussed/given... Well, no more will you have to sit in wonder of how the legendary Battōsai came to be... Set before... read more

Related anime

Rurouni Kenshin: Special Techniques TV Special   Same Franchise
Rurouni Kenshin TV 1996 TBD
Rurouni Kenshin Movie Movie 1997 TBD
Rurouni Kenshin: Seisouhen OVA 2001 TBD
Rurouni Kenshin: New Kyoto Arc OVA 2011 TBD

Related manga

Rurouni Kenshin 1994 TBD
Rurouni Kenshin: Kinema-ban 2012 TBD
Rurouni Kenshin Uramaku: Honoo wo Suberu 2014 TBD



User Stats

Recent activity

View all
hannepyon watched Rurouni Kenshin: Tsuiokuhen at 4 of 4 episodes
Goumoto rated the Rurouni Kenshin: Tsuiokuhen anime 5/5 stars
Goumoto watched Rurouni Kenshin: Tsuiokuhen at 4 of 4 episodes
Itousan rated the Rurouni Kenshin: Tsuiokuhen anime 5/5 stars
Itousan watched Rurouni Kenshin: Tsuiokuhen at 4 of 4 episodes

Custom lists

View all
Favorite Anime by 8oomer Dec 28, 2014
Favorite Romance Animes (or anime with romance themes) by B1rk1n635 Dec 16, 2014
GREAT ANIME SHOWS: Mark Between 8.1-8.5 by NotBadEnough Dec 9, 2014