The movie which was initially scheduled on Jul 3, 2020, called “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” and the movie scheduled on Aug. 7 called “Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning” have been postponed due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Moreover, Satou Takeru revealed his comment, saying, “I am sorry for the fans who have waited to see the movie. (omitted) Let us see each other again in the healthy state at the release date next year. I hope all of you have a happy life”.

On the official website, it explained the reason for postponing the release date explained, saying, “We have considered many times and reached the conclusion that we should postpone them due to the situation with the novel coronavirus”.
The new release dates for the two movies are scheduled in the Golden Week of 2021.

Also, the sale of the advance sale ticket (movie ticket card) has been stopped since May 29. The ticket purchased beforehand can be used when the movies are released.

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Satou Takeru
I am sorry for the fans who have been waiting for the movies release.
As I hope to get our days back where all of us can watch movies safely, I realize that we must take a step forward everyday to make our wish come true.
Let us see each other again next year healthy at the movie theaters.
I hope the safety of all of you.

Director Ootomo Keishi
Since our production studio has been asked to close after the State of Emergency, and that made our production stop. We tried to catch as much as possible, but there was not enough time to finish all the necessary processes. I believed that “the revival of the entertainment begins with 'Rurouni Kenshin'”, therefore it is very sad. I am very sorry for the fans who have waited for the release for a long time.

We will do our best to make the movie better toward the new release date, to make the movie enjoyable for more people, and we hope the people to watch the movies with packed theaters. This is our dream for sure.
In the age of after coronavirus, we will do our best to begin our final checking process to deliver more excitement, courage, and hope, so please look forward to the movie “Rurouni Kenshin”.

(C) Watsuki Nobuhiro/Shueisha (C) 2020 Movie “Rurouni Kenshin The Final”/The Beginning” Production Committee