Yes, you read it right! The official Facebook Fan Page of the live-action adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki's Rurouni Kenshin manga and anime had confirmed to be distributed to 64 international countries.
As of writing, the list of those 64 international countries is yet to be revealed. The countries span Europe, Latin America, and Asia and include Germany, Mexico, and Taiwan. In addition, the rights for another 17 countries are under negotiations.
Last week, the Rurouni Kenshin film debuts at the top of Japanese Box Office, beating "The Avengers", earning 555,476,800 yen (US$7.05 million) in over 295,319 screens over the weekend of August 25th. As of Saturday, the film has earned 1,213,540,000 yen (about US$15.49 million).
The film headlines Takeru Satoh (Kamen Rider Den-O) as the titular samurai Kenshin Himura, Emi Takei (Taira no Kiyomori) as Kaoru Kamiya, Yuu Aoi (Hana and Alice, Honey and Clover) will play Megumi Takani, with Munetaka Aoki (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) as Sanosuke Sagara, and Taketo Tanaka will take on the role of Yahiko Myōjin aka Yoshi.
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