Last 1st of August the movie Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno (Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen) opened in movie theaters across Japan. It quickly became the highest grossing live-action Japanese movie release of the year.
It was the second of the trilogy of Rurouni Kenshin live-action movies. The action is set in Kyoto during the 19th century where an ex-member of the Shinsengumi plans a covert operation. Battosai finds out about what is going to happen in Kyoto and once again has to fight them using his double bladed sword.
Just one month later, on September 13th, Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends (Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no saigo-hen, the third movie of the trilogy was released. The movie again has been a huge success and right now it still is the highest grossing movie of the week.