Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno
Review by Jen Wang
The red-haired wanderer is back, and so are the demons of the past. The second live-action adaptation of Rurouni Kenshin covers the infamous Kyoto Arc, bringing to life Himura Kenshin’s most formidable opponent, Makoto Shishio (an unrecognizable Tatsuya Fujiwara). The former assassin is plotting to take down the government that betrayed him—a government that must rely on another one of its former weapons, the man once known as the Battousai. Kenshin (Takeru Sato), however, is reluctant, but with an entire city at stake, he has no choice. Kyoto Inferno sets him on the path, littered with several eager to fight the infamous Battousai, to the ultimate showdown.