An exhibition celebrating 25 years of the popular series Rurouni Kenshin, telling the story of a former assassin turned Japanese hero. Set in the Meiji era, following the Bakamatsu period and the final years of Edo, elite swordsman Kenshin Himura travels the country with his reverse blade sword, atoning for his former actions by protecting and aiding those in need. The manga series created by Nobuhiro Watsuki yielded numerous sequels and spin offs including anime, movies, video games and light novels. Fans of the series, or historical manga and anime in general, will be delighted by the rare exhibits on show, including more than 200 handwritten manuscripts and original color drawings. A wide selection of original goods will also be on sale.
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