How Well do you know Samurai X/Rurouni Kenshin OVA time limit:t 10 min - Developed by: Shan-Chan - Developed on: 2003-02-15 - 4,091 taken - User Rating: 4,2 of 5 - 27 Votes This is a test for all those anime fans out there that are just itching to know how well they know Battousai! However, Kenshin was adamant in his desire to aid what he saw as an honorable and noble cause, and he abandoned both his training and his master, leaving his knowledge of Hiten Mitsurugi-ryū incomplete. It's the story of Kenshin (AKA Hitokiri Battousai) and his moral battle with killing. Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal, released in Japan as Rurouni Kenshin: Tsuiokuhen(追憶編,Recollection or Reminiscence? ), is a four part original video animation series (OVA) that serves as a prequel to the Rurouni Kenshin anime television series. Katsura was one of those who worked against the shogunate and for this purpose sometimes used an alias. The image came from CTRL-A. He began his work in Edo but after coming under suspicion was transferred to Kyoto. Rurouni Kenshin is a shonen manga created by the brilliant Nobuhiro Watsuki published by Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump from September 2, 1994 until November 4, 1999. He nonetheless regrets having Kenshin do the dirty work for him after Kenshin's affair with Tomoe Yukishiro More Reciting With You in the Glowing Red World Wikia, Reciting With You in the Glowing Red World Wikia. The series title Rurouni means "Wandering" while Kenshin is the name of the protagonist which also means "Heart of Sword". The Series. Rurouni Kenshin OAV is one of the best movies I've ever seen. It is then revealed that once the Bakumatsu revolution had ended, the Hitokiri Battōsai had disappeared without a trace. The movie starts with a caravan being attacked by robbers. Other places you can see Katsura Kogorou used as a character: Shinsengumi! Photos of the Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal (Movie) voice actors. While still portrayed as a ruthless radical leader of the Chōshū clan, he serves as a benevolent mentor of sorts to the young Kenshin Himura, who worked under him as the Hitokiri Battōsai. His sword skills soon attracted the attention of Katsura Kogorō, a leader of the Chōshū clan. After the Meiji Restoration Katsura was one of the three great nobles who led the restoration. Watsuki discovered and used the story of Kawakami Gensai, a hitokiri executed by the Meiji Government. His targets, a quiet voice in her head reminded her, and she felt herself go slightly cold. His tastes in food are quite humble. It's strategic retreat.". As one of the deadliest hitokiri in Kyoto several years ago, Kenshin served at the pleasure of Katsura Kogorō of Chōshū. As the Tokugawa shogunate is nearing its end, Kenshin has his first encounter with the Shinsengumi captains Okita Sōji and his future rival, Saitō Hajime. Katsura then disappears until he visits Kenshin after Tomoe's death. Even though a lot of the rebels from that era died from assassination or in battle, Kogoro lived on for years afterward. After seeing Kenshin's skills as a swordsman, he recruites him into the Ishin Shishi to become a Hitokiri (assassin). Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal Katsura Kogoro Corey Gagne is the English dub voice of Katsura Kogoro in Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal, and Tomokazu Seki is the Japanese voice. The rebel Zura is modeled after Katsura Kogoro, who was called “Runaway Kogoro” because he used all kinds of tricks and disguises to elude the Shinsengumi. Rurouni Kenshin OVA Cultural Details This page is a guide to the cultural and historical details seen in the first Rurouni Kenshin OVA series released in the US as Samurai X Trust and Betrayal . Character Description: Katsura Kogoro Katsura is the leader of the Choshu Ishin Shishi, a clan who fought against the Shogunate. Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan - Tsuioku-hen details the origins of the man who would bear the name of Hitokiri Battousai long before he swore his oath not to kill and before he earned his reputation as an assassin. He became an imperial adviser and helped, among other things, with abolishing the han system and drafting the Five Charter Oath. This title is also available in a director's cut that is the full work as one film, I recommend this version as it is complete without the breaks between the secions. Himura Kenshin & Katsura Kogoro; Katsura Kogoro & Okubo Toshimichi & Saigo Takamori; Katsura Kogoro & Takasugi Shinsaku; Himura Kenshin; Katsura Kogoro; Ookubo Toshimichi; Saigo Takamori; Takasugi Shinsaku; Shishio Makoto; Sakamoto Ryouma; Nathan Algren; Bakumatsu; Politics; Some chapters are crossovers with the Last Samurai; Summary Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Katsura worked as a connection between the bureaucracy and radical samurai groups in Choshu, the ones led by Takasugi Shinsaku. According to Watsuki, when he found that Kawakami maintained a duty to his dead comrades, he decided to create the title character. Ark House Press is a Christian publishing house specializing in book publishing, pastor publishing, partner publishing and children's book publishing. When Katsura Kogoro brought Kenshin to Kyoto, he was a wide-eyed, idealistic youth. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'absoluteanime_com-box-4','ezslot_1',104,'0','0']));Katsura is the leader of the Choshu Ishin Shishi, a clan who fought against the Shogunate. The above info came from Joe M, and was edited by yours truly. He is skilled in swordsmanship but does not like battles. As one of the deadliest hitokiri in Kyoto several years ago, Kenshin served at the pleasure of Katsura Kogorō of Chōshū. 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