The October issue of Shueisha's Jump Square magazine have finally confirmed the actors that will play Sanosuke and Megumi in the upcoming live action movie adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki's period manga “Rurouni Kenshin”!
Yuu Aoi (Hana and Alice, Honey and Clover) will play Megumi Takani, while Munetaka Aoki (The Last Message Umizaru, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) will play Sanosuke Sagara. Moreover, Taketo Tanaka will take on the role of Yahiko Myōjin aka Yoshi.
Takeru Satoh (Kamen Rider Den-O, ROOKIES) and Emi Takei (Taira no Kiyomori, Aysuko Match!) are previously cast to play the role of Kenshin Himura and Kaoru Kamiya. Keishi Otomo will be directing the film.
Warner Brothers Pictures Japan is producing with its president William Ireton, while Studio Swan (Paradise Kiss) is in charge of the actual film production. “Rurouni Kenshin” live action movie is slated for 2012 release.
Source: Manga News via Anime News Network
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