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Rurouni Kenshin Restoration. Vol. 01

By illustrator Nobuhiro author Watsuki

A condensed retelling of the beloved samurai tale--one of the best-selling manga series of all time—released in conjunction with a new live-action movie.

During the violent upheaval of the Bakumatsu era, Hitokiri Battosai was a feared and ruthless assassin. But now that the Meiji Restoration has begun to heal the wounds of civil war, Battosai has taken up a new name…and a new calling! He is now Himura Kenshin , a rurouni wanderer who has vowed to only draw his sword to protect those in need. But not everyone is pleased with Kenshin’s new direction, and enemies from his dark past have vowed to bring him down!

Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for teen audiences.

Format

Book

Availability

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Publish Date

2013

ISBN

1421552310


Format: Book
Author: Watsuki, Nobuhiro author, illustrator
Summary: "During the violent upheaval of the Bakumatsu era, Hitokiri Battosai was a feared and ruthless assassin. But now that the Meiji Restoration has begun to heal the wounds of civil war, Battosai has taken up a new name...and a new calling! He is now Himura Kenshin, a rurouni wanderer who has vowed to only draw his sword to protect those in need. But not everyone is pleased with Kenshin's new direction and enemies from his dark past have vowed to bring him down!"--Page [4] of cover.
Title: Rurouni Kenshin restoration. Vol. 01 / story and art by Nobuhiro Watsuki ; translation/ Joe Yamazaki.
Publisher Date: San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, [2013]
Subject: Swordsmen -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc. Rogues and vagabonds -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc. Adventure and adventurers -- Comic books, strips, etc. Graphic novels Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Isbn: 1421552310 9781421552316
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 3
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: GN MANGA Rurouni
Oclc: 818734861
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Bib Id: 446355

Format: Book
Author: Watsuki, Nobuhiro author, illustrator.
Summary: "During the violent upheaval of the Bakumatsu era, Hitokiri Battosai was a feared and ruthless assassin. But now that the Meiji Restoration has begun to heal the wounds of civil war, Battosai has taken up a new name...and a new calling! He is now Himura Kenshin, a rurouni wanderer who has vowed to only draw his sword to protect those in need. But not everyone is pleased with Kenshin's new direction and enemies from his dark past have vowed to bring him down!"--Page [4] of cover.
Title: Rurouni Kenshin restoration. Vol. 01 / story and art by Nobuhiro Watsuki ; translation/ Joe Yamazaki.
Publisher, Date: San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, [2013]
Description: 138 pages : chiefly illustrations 20 cm.
Target Audience Note: Rated T for teen.
Series: Shonen jump manga
Series: Rurouni Kenshin restoration
Subjects: Swordsmen -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: Rogues and vagabonds -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: Adventure and adventurers -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: Graphic novels
Subjects: Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Other Author: Based on (work): Watsuki, Nobuhiro. Rurouni Kenshin. 1994
Notes: Copyright date is for the original Rurouni Kenshin manga series.
Notes: New work. "To celebrate the upcoming live action movie, Nobuhiro Watsuki, the original creator of RURUNI KENSHIN...reinvented his classic manga with all-new twists and turns"--Viz Media press release, May 21, 2012.
Notes: Reads from right to left, front to back.
Notes: Translated from the Japanese.
ISBN: 1421552310
ISBN: 9781421552316
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: GN MANGA Rurouni