The beloved landmark tale of a Meiji-era swordsman’s quest for redemption.
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. Himura Kenshin, once an assassin of ferocious power, now fights to protect the honor of those in need.
Himura Battosai was once an assassin of ferocious power during the violent upheaval of the Bakumatsu era. But as the Meiji Restoration heals the wounds of civil war, Battosai takes up a new name and a new calling. As Himura Kenshin, he fights only to protect the honor of those in need.
The Rurouni Kenshin manga has over 72 million copies in circulation as of 2019, making it one of the best-selling manga series.
Rurouni Kenshin – English Manga Covers:
Rurouni Kenshin – Japanese Manga Covers:
- Rurouni Kenshin: Uramaku – Honoo wo Suberu (Prequel), Rurouni Kenshin Ibun: Ashitarou Zenka Ari (Sequel), Rurouni Kenshin: Haru ni Sakura (Sequel), Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido-hen (Sequel), Rurouni Kenshin: Yahiko no Sakabatou (Sequel), Rurouni Kenshin – Tokuhitsuban (Alternate story), Jump All Stars Battle (Doujinshi)
- Author: Nobuhiro Watsuki
- ISBN-13: 9781421592459
- Series: Rurouni Kenshin (3-in-1 Edition), Rurouni Kenshin
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc
- Publication date: 26 Jan 2017
- Product dimensions: 135 x 191 x 32mm
- Weight: 392g