Noburo Watsunuki probably had no idea just how popular "Rorouni Kenshin" would be. What started out as a manga became a long running TV series and has spawned a major animated movie. "SAMURAI X Trust and Betrayal Director's cut" (aka. Ruroni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku roman tan: Tsuioku hen) is the precursor to the TV series, and tells the origins of the assassin called Kenshin Himura. Both "Trust and Betrayal" have been edited together, combining the 4 OVA episodes … more
It's a shame that George Lucas didn't hire the writer of Samurai X to pen his most recent StarWars trilogy. As I watched this absolutely amazing movie, I couldn't help but feel that this is exactly what the backstory for Anakin Skywalker should have been. The main character of Samurai X, Kenshin, has a lot in common with Anakin. Both were sold into slavery, and both have an uncompromising idea about what justice is and how it should be carried out. But unlike Anakin, with … more
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