Just when most “Rurouni Kenshin” fans were wondering when they will get to see the fourth of the fifth in the popular Japanese movie saga, Netflix Philippines dropped the bomb: “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” starts streaming on June 18. The much-awaited animated adaptation of “Trese” also starts streaming on June 11.
These are just two of the highly anticipated titles that will premiere on the streaming site this month.”Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” was released in Japan last April 23. It follows seven years after the last movie in the saga, “Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends” that was released back in September 2014.
“The Final” features the Jinchu arc from the fabled manga. It tells the story of Yukishiro Enishi who seeks out Kenshin Himura to avenge the death of his sister Yukishiro Tomoe’s death. Tomoe is Kenshin’s ex-wife.
The fifth and final of the movie saga, “Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning” premieres in Japan on June 4.