Bandai Namco opens up Japan pre-registrations for a Rurouni Kenshin mobile game
The Hitokiri Battousai is next in line for a mobile game title.
The hit series Rurouni Kenshin, otherwise known as Samurai X will soon be getting its own mobile game adaptation by way of the Japanese video game development and publishing titan, Bandai Namco Entertainment.
Slated for the Android and iOS, the game, titled Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan -Kengekikenran-, will be a free-to-play action title and will release sometime later this 2017. Although pre-registrations have already opened up for Japan, there is no info yet if the game will make it to the global market.
Rurouni Kenshin, otherwise known as Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan (Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story), is a hit manga series which was largely known in the west through its anime adaptation, Samurai X. The series follows the story of the main protagonist, Himura Kenshin, previously known as the assassin Hitokiri Battousai, as he tries to shake o his gruesome past for a more quiet life only to be hunted by former adversaries. The manga’s original run started back on 1994, whereas the anime adaptation first aired during 1996. The series has also received a live adaptation trilogy movie of the same name, with the first episode released in 2012.