THE MOVIE: Anime News Network has word of a Japanese live-action adaptation of the popular 90′s samurai action manga/anime series (known as Samurai X in America) about a former assassin who resorts to using the dull end of his blade to subdue his enemies. Of interest is that the production team wants to reach international audiences with the film. Releases August 25, 2012 in Japan.
Updates: ANN now has some set photos and a pic of the lead character, as well as some new pics. Crunchyroll uploaded the teaser trailer. More pics via ANN. Here’s a pic of Megumi. Second teaser is here. English-subtitled trailer is now available at Beyond Hollywood.
BREAKING NEWS: A second full-length trailer is now online in glorious HD.