Rurouni Kenshin and Samurai X, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki. The original manga, the animation and the live-action movie were all very successful in various countries of the world.
Set in the early Meiji period in Japan, the story centers on a former assassin from the Bakumatsu, named Himura Kenshin. A wandering samurai (Rurouni) Kenshin had protected the people with a vow of never to kill again and take another life.
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