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Rurouni Kenshin restoration. 1 / story and art by Nobuhiro Watsuki ; translation/ Joe Yamazaki.

Watsuki, Nobuhiro (author,, illustrator.). Watsuki, Nobuhiro. Based on (work): Rurouni Kenshin. 1994 (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 1421552310
  • ISBN: 9781421552316
  • Physical Description: 138 pages : chiefly illustrations 20 cm.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Copyright date is for the original Rurouni Kenshin manga series.
New work. "To celebrate the upcoming live action movie, Nobuhiro Watsuki, the original creator of RURUNI KENSHIN...reinvented his classic manga with all-new twists and turns"--Viz Media press release, May 21, 2012.
Reads from right to left, front to back.
Summary, etc.:
"During the violent upheaval of the Bakumatsu era, Hitokiri Battosai was a feared and ruthless assassin. But now that the Meiji Restoration has begun to heal the wounds of civil war, Battosai has taken up a new name...and a new calling! He is now Himura Kenshin, a rurouni wanderer who has vowed to only draw his sword to protect those in need. But not everyone is pleased with Kenshin's new direction and enemies from his dark past have vowed to bring him down!"--Page [4] of cover.
Target Audience Note:
Rated T for teen.
Language Note:
Translated from the Japanese.
Subject: Young adult.
Graphic novels.
Swordsmen > Japan > Comic books, strips, etc.
Rogues and vagabonds > Japan > Comic books, strips, etc.
Adventure and adventurers > Comic books, strips, etc.
Japan > History > Meiji period, 1868-1912 > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Graphic novels.

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