The live-action Rurouni Kenshin series has announced that another fan-favourite will be returning for the new ‘final chapter’ films. They confirmed that Yosuke Eguchi will be reprising his role as Hajime Saitou. They even revealed him in a new still image from the film:
Previously, the staff revealed that Mackenyu is playing the films’ new villain, Enishi.
Rurouni Kenshin Saishuushou The Final will premiere on 3rd July 2020. It will follow the Jinchuu arc where Kenshin faces off against the arms dealer, Enishi. Meanwhile, “The Beginning” will follow the story of how Kenshin got his cross-shaped scar. It will premiere on 7th August 2020.
Meanwhile, the staff revealed a cast photo featuring the main characters. It includes Takeru Satoh as Kenshin Himura, Emi Takei as Kaoru Kamiya, Munetaka Aoki as Sanosuke Sagara, Taketo Tanaka as Yahiko Myoujin, and Yuu Aoi as Megumi Takani.
Filming began last 4th November 2018, and they shot the film in 43 locations, including Kyoto, Nara, Shiga, Mie, Hyougo, Kumamoto, Hiroshima, Tochigi, Saitama, Shizuoka, Osaka, and Nagano Prefectures. The movies wrapped up their principal filming back in June.
source: Comic Natalie