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Nobuhiro Watsuki’s live-action adaptation of Ruroni Kenshin was given a brief preview on the Japanese TV show Hiru Nan Desu!, the show gave it a ranking of #4 on their list of movies to look forward to on Friday. Takeru Satoh (of Kamen Rider Den-O, Ryōmaden, and D10 fame) is filling the main role in this film, with Keishi Ōtomo directing the film after working with Satoh on Ryōmaden previously. The anticipated adaptation is slated to release on August 25 in Japan.