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Rurouni Kenshin

The battle to decide the fate of Meiji-era swordsmanship has begun!

Created by Nobuhiro Watsuki | MoreLess about Rurouni Kenshin

Action, romance and historical intrigue help make Nobuhiro Watsuki’s Rurouni Kenshin, the tale of a wandering swordsman set against the backdrop of the Meiji Restoration, one of the most popular manga titles of all time. Read to discover the tale of Himura Kenshin, once an assassin of ferocious power, now fighting to protect the honor of those in need.

Nobuhiro Watsuki earned international accolades for his first major manga series, Rurouni Kenshin, about a wandering swordsman in Meiji Era Japan. Serialized in Japan’s Weekly Shonen Jump from 1994 to 1999, Rurouni Kenshin quickly became a worldwide sensation, inspiring novels, anime, films, games, plays and more.

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Series Debut! Rurouni Kenshin, Vol. 1

Rurouni Kenshin, Vol. 1

One hundred and forty years ago in Kyoto, with he coming of the American "Black Ships," there arose a warrior who, felling men with his bloodstained blade, gained the name Hitokiri, manslayer! His killer blade helped close the turbulent Bakumatsu era and slashed open the progressive age known as Meiji. Then he vanished, and with the flow of years, became legend.

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