The new legend of the wandering samurai from Nobuhiro Watsuki is joining SJ Alpha

Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration is a remastered version of the original smash-hit series Rurouni Kenshin (available in deluxe VIZBIG format), but with some new twists...

Set in the tumultuous Meiji Era, this poignant tale of a samurai trying to save innocent lives and make amends for his bloody past is a beloved fan favorite.

And with a live-action motion picture coming out this summer, it’s the perfect time to dive into the world of Kenshin!

Starting in Issue 05-21-2012, Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration will be serialized Monthly in SJ Alpha only 2 weeks after its release in Japan!

Manga Release Schedule:
Chapter 1 Available 5/21/12
Chapter 2 Available 6/18/12
More to come…

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You’ll not only get the best manga line-up, but also access for Members-Only Content, digital gifts, free Yu-Gi-Oh! Promo cards and more!

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For a free digital preview of the original Rurouni Kenshin manga, CLICK HERE!

Related Links:
Rurouni Kenshin Original-Series Manga
Editor-in-Chief Andy Nakatani Interview about New Rurouni Kenshin series
Official Movie Website (Japanese)


Submitted by theduelingjuggalo on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 18:03


Submitted by sanchez2007x1 on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 21:52

this seems to be like an awesome month so far

Submitted by AmaranthSparrow on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 08:30

I suppose that means the other three weeks out of the month will only have five manga each?

Submitted by John Bae on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 09:51

More announcements to be made in the neartime future! Stay tuned!

Submitted by Ashirogi6 on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 20:24

Rurouni Kenshin is pretty unique for a action manga, so it will be a good addition.

Submitted by blueninja777 on Sat, 01/26/2013 - 16:11

Thanks to this reboot, I am hooked to the story.