This VIZBIG edition of Rurouni Kenshin contains Volumes 7-9, bonus color content, and updated text. A 28-volume manga series €œ over 4.5 million copies in accumulated sales in Japan! Rurouni Kenshin has sold through over 1.2 million units in the US to date. (Bookscan). Rurouni Kenshin was the #1 series sold in 2004, and Rurouni Kenshin volume 1 was the top graphic novel sold in 2004 (BookScan). Rurouni Kenshin has made numerous appearances on the USA Today Top 150 list, and was the first graphic novel title ever to make it on USA Today's Top 150 overall fiction list. Rurouni Kenshin was named the Top Manga Property of 2004 by ICv2. The anime series, which aired on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, continues to be one of the most popular series. Rurouni Kenshin inspired a movie and an OAV series, currently available in English from ADV Films. Translated in 14 countries worldwide.
Change your perspective: get BIGPacked with action, romance and historical intrigue, Rurouni Kenshin is one of the most beloved and popular manga series worldwide. Set against the backdrop of the Meiji Restoration, it tells the saga of Himura Kenshin, once an assassin of ferocious power, now a humble rurouni, a wandering swordsman fighting to protect the honor of those in need.A Collection of Volumes 7 - 9!Kyoto: The ancient capital of Japan. It was during the chaos of the Bakumatsu that this shining jewel of a city was plunged into violence and bloodshed. The Shinsengumi, an elite corps of deadly warriors, crossed swords with Kenshin more than once in those days, but what has become of their legacy in the new Meiji Era? An old foe, Sait?-Hajime of the Shinsengumi, comes to pay a call at the Kamiya Dojo, but is his visit purely for revenge or a harbinger of much darker schemes to come?Then, on May 14th in the 11th year of Meiji, tragedy strikes. ?kubo Toshimichi, chief of the Department of Internal Affairs and one of the most powerful men in Japan, is assassinated in broad daylight, but who could be behind such a fiendish plot? It appears that the ghosts of Meiji's bloody past are threatening to wreak havoc on this new age of "culture and enlightenment"--personified by Shishio Makoto, the man who took Kenshin's position when he ceased to be Hitokiri Batt?sai. Though Kenshin has foresworn the taking of lives, he heeds the call and departs for Kyoto, knowing all too well that Shishio anxiously awaits his arrival!
Author: Nobuhiro Watsuki
Size: 8.6 in H x 5.8 in W x 1.4 in T
Release date: 15 July 2008
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