Jump Square magazine recently announced that Takeru Sato will make a return to reprise his role as Himura Kenshin in the upcoming live action adaptation of Rurouni Kenshin that is scheduled to premiere in 2014. Along with this they also revealed on their website that the movie's antagonist, Shishio Makoto will be played by Fujiwara Tatsuya. Who has commented on the series saying that he has been a fan since hic childhood and couldn't believe it when he got cast in the film. Takeru Sato who is cast to play the protagonist has commented on the importance of his role to not only the film, but also the franchise as a whole. Despite this, he has said he will work hard to not disappoint the audience and fans.