Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal

Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal is an anime series in the Rurouni Kenshin franchise
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The Prequel OAV to the Rurouni Kenshin TV Series

In the final years of the Tokugawa shogunate era in Japan, Kenshin Himura is a teenage boy fighting as a Meiji hitokiri, an assassin who slays high-ranking officials of the Tokugawa regime using the formidable sword style of Hiten Mitsurugi. During one of his slayings, a mysterious young woman named Tomoe Yukishiro witnesses it while in a drunken state. Passing out, Tomoe is brought with Kenshin to the Takeda clan house where the head lord asks Tomoe to be Kenshin’s ‘sheath.’ She is given the task of controlling Kenshin’s killing spree against the Tokugawa clan. But, can Tomoe help soften Kenshin after the years of tragedy and bloodshed he endured?

Episodes
Season/Ep# Name Airdate
1 - 4
The Cross-Shaped Scar
09/22/1999
1 - 3
The Previous Night at the Mountain Home
06/19/1999
1 - 2
The Lost Cat
04/21/1999
1 - 1
The Man of the Slashing Sword
02/20/1999

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Series Credits
Person Name Episode Count
Kazuhiro Furuhashi
1
Masashi Sogo
1
Tokuyuki Matsutake
1
Akemi Hayashi
1

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Original US Poster Art

General Information Edit
Name Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal
Name: Rurouni Kenshin - Meiji Kenkaku Romantan - Tsuioku Hen
Romaji: るろうに剣心―明治剣客浪漫譚―追憶編
Publisher ADV
Start Year 1999
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Aliases Rurouni Kenshin: Tsuiokuhen
Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal
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