It was reported that Rurouni Kenshin creator Nobuhiko Watsuki (real name Nobuhiro Nishiwaki) was charged of possession of child pornography.
Because of actress Emi Takei's recent wedding and pregnancy announcement, we learned that a new live-action Rurouni Kenshin film is planned.
It was announced at Jump SQ.'s September issue that the much awaited Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc manga will start in the magazine's October issue, which will be released on September 4th.
Jump SQ's January 2017 issue revealed that a new Rurouni Kenshin manga arc will start in spring 2017.
A new Rurouni Kenshin spin-off was published at the December issue of Jump Square magazine, which was published last Friday.
Japanese website My Navi Woman conducted a poll that asked, "Which anime based on Weekly Shonen Jump manga are best to show your kids?"
Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends is a sequel to Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and concludes the film's version of the popular Kyoto Arc. After Kenshin was drifted ashore due to the events of the previous film, he was picked up by his master, Seijuro Hiko and asks him to teach him the ultimate technique of the Hiten Mitsurugi style. Meanwhile, thanks to Shishio threatening the government, the government has no choice but to hunt down Himura punish him for his crimes.
Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno is a sequel to the 2012 Rurouni Kenshin film and is based on the manga/anime's Kyoto Arc. After the events of the first film, Kenshin Himura's legendary sword skills are once again needed to fight Makoto Shishio, Kenshin's successor and a samurai who suffered intense burns thanks to the government "disposing" him. He and his men have plans to overthrow the new regime. Kenshin returns to Kyoto to defeat his successor.