Following news earlier on TATSUYA FUJIWARA, who confirmed to serve as the main antagonist, MAKOTO SHISHIO, additional cast for the sequel now RUROUNI KENSHIN has been reported.
RYUNOSUKE KAMIKI (Big Man Japan, Summer Wars) is ready to act as SOUJIROU SETA, which will surely be remembered by fans as the right hand of MAKOTO SHISHIO young too.
While, YUSUKE ISEYA (Casshern, 13 Assassins) will be diving SHINOMORI AOSHI, the leader of a faction of the Japanese secret government, ONIWABANSHUU, consisting of ninja and assassin.
Both will appear in RUROUNI KENSHIN: KYOTO TAIKA-HEN (RUROUNI KENSHIN: THE GREAT KYOTO FIRE ARC) and the RUROUNI KENSHIN: SAIGO NO DENSETSU-HEN (RUROUNI KENSHIN: THE END OF A LEGEND ARC).
Currently, the two sequels are undergoing the process of filming back-to-back in order to meet the planned release, announced by Studio Swan, which per the summer of next year.
Until now, that has been announced to be involved from the first film back then the main star, TAKERU SATOH as KENSHIN HIMURA, and director, KEISHI OUTOMO.