Monday, September 2, 2013

Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Films Cast Tao Tsuchiya as Misao

18-year-old actress Tao Tsuchiya will play popular female ninja Misao Makimachi in next summer's two live-action sequel . This will be Tsuchiya's first full-fledged action role.

Tsuchiya made her acting debut in the the 2008 film Tokyo Sonata. She said that she adored the works of and since she was a young spirited child. She was so ovewhelmed by the first live-action Rurouni Kenshin film last year that she would not get out of her theater seat, so she then decided to audition for the sequel films.Filming began in mid-July, and Tsuchiya has been doing her own action sequences. She will return on location to shoot more scenes from September until the end of the year. In the meantime, she has spending time at the swimming pool, pilates, and running everyday to train her body.Like several of the cast members such as lead actor and , Tsuchiya worked on the historical action television series Ry maden. directed Ry maden before helming the first live-action Rurouni Kenshin film and its two sequels. Tsuchiya said she wants to visit overseas film festivals in the future.The previously cast members :

* Takeru Satoh as Kenshin Himura

* as Kaoru Kamiya

* Yusuke Iseya as Aoshi Shinomori

* as Sanosuke Sagara

* as Megumi Takani

* as S jirSeta

* as Hajime Sait

* as Makoto Shishio

68-year-old (, The Twilight Samurai, 47 remake) as Nenji Kashiwazaki/Okina

47-year-old (The Boom music band) as Toshimichikubo

39-year-old (Umi no Hotaru) as Hirobumi It

12-year-old () as Yahiko My jin

25-year-old model as Yumi Komagata

26-year-old Ry suke Miura ( OOO) as ChSawagej

played Yahiko in the first live-action Rurouni Kenshin .The two new films, which will cover the Kyoto arc from 's original historical action manga, will be titled (Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire) and (Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend). The films are slated to open next summer.The first live-action Rurouni Kenshin opened in Japan last August. The film starred Satoh and Takei (, For Love's Sake/Ai to Makoto). It had its North American in Los Angeles in December, and it in San Francisco on August 1.Watsuki's manga ran from 1994 to 1999 in 's magazine, and the creator also the retelling in that launched in May 2012 and ended this .An anime series aired in Japan from 1996 to 1998 and spawned several anime film and video projects. publishes both manga in North America, while released the television anime. released two later original video anime projects and a film on DVD, and these three titles on Blu-ray Disc. the two more recent video anime series on Blu-ray Disc and DVD, which also covered the Kyoto arc.
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