Tag: Takeru Sato

FUNimation reveals trailer for Rurouni Kenshin Trilogy

FUNimation has revealed the trailer for the U.S. release of the popular Rurouni Kenshin film trilogy starring Takeru Sato, Emi Takei, Munetaka Aoki, and Yu Aoi. The films will screen in select theaters nationwide with a home video release to follow. Rurouni Kenshin: Origins – August 8, 9 & 10 Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno – …

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Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno (Film Review)

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 …

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Rookies – Episode 7 (Review)

ROOKIES Episode 7 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY Enraged by the sight of Enatsu (Yusuke Kamiji) and his thugs holding a beaten and bloody Hiyama (Yosuke Kawamura), Aniya and his team rush in to defend him, but Hiyama stops the fight before it can begin, reminding his teammates that fighting will end their journey toward …

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Rurouni Kenshin – Kyoto Inferno (trailer)

Takeru Sato stars in this year’s sequel to the 2012 live-action adaptation of Rurouni Kenshin.

Rookies – Episode 5 (Review)

ROOKIES Episode 5 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY The first practice game begins, giving the Nikogaku team a chance to show the results of all their hard work. The boys still lament Shinjo’s (Yuu Shirota) absence, and their excitement to get started makes them a bit too hyped up to control their tempers. They fight …

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Rookies – Episode 2 (Review)

ROOKIES Episode 2 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY Kawato (Ryuta Sato) receives a phone call from neighboring Yougadaiichi High School checking in to see if their annual pre-season exhibition game is still on. Kawato accepts the invitation, but Principal Murayama (Masato Ibu) fears further embarrassment for their school if the baseball team isn’t ready. He …

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Bloody Monday – Episode 8 (Review)

Bloody Monday Episode 8 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY Falcon isn’t safe for long, and the terrorists find his hiding spot in the school darkroom. The terrorists shuffle Falcon and his friends into an empty classroom (it’s Saturday) for a special lesson. J says “hi” via webcam and reveals that all the kids are infected …

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Haruka Ayase and Takeru Sato – REAL (trailer)

REAL – Kanzen naru Kubinagaryu no Hi is based on Inui Rokuro’s award winning novel “Kanzen naru Kubinagaryu no Hi“, and it’s a love story between ‘Koichi’ (Takeru Sato) and ‘Atsumi’ (Haruka Ayase) who are childhood friends, and eventually become lovers. Atsumi is under comatose state after a suicide attempt, and Koichi tries to wake …

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