Misao Makimachi, the ninja girl from the Kyoto-hen part of the Rurouni Kenshin saga, will be played by the actress Tao Tsuchiya, popular for her roles in shows such as Ultraman Zero and Tokyo Sonata. True to being prepared for her roles, she is currently going through a training process in order to be as fit and as adequate in her role as possible.
The sequel of the live-action adaptation of the original manga by Nobuhiro Watsuki and originally published by Shueisha, is with a planned summer premiere. While we’re waiting for more news and exciting stills from the shooting, let me remind you who will be cast as who in the upcoming new release…
Tatsuya Fujiwara as Shishio Makoto
Yusuke Iseya as Oniwabanshuu ninja Aoshi Shinomori
Ryunosuke Kamiki as Soujirou Seta
Kaito Oyagi as Yahiko Myojin (replacing Taketo Tanaka)
Ryosuke Miura as Cho Sawagejo
Maryjun Takahashi as Yumi Komagata
Min Tanaka as Oniwabanshuu leader Nenji “Okina” Kashiwazaki
Kazufumi Miyazawa as Okubo Toshimichi
Yukinoshi Ozawa as Ito Hirobumi (who is not a part of Watsuki-sensei’s manga)
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