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Rurouni Kenshin
by Rashid on June 14th, 2007, 5:17pm

Rating - 9.4 / 10.0

User rating of this review - 4.33 out of 5
Story/Plot - 5 out of 5
Characters - 5 out of 5
Drawing Style - 4 out of 5
Enjoyment - 5 out of 5
Overall - 4.5 out of 5

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Storyline: 10/10
Rurouni Kenshin has a classic storyline. It takes place hundreds of years ago, in the Meiji period. Several events in the manga even took place in real life. There's even a character or two in this manga that were real people. The manga is 28 volumes (255 chapters) so it goes through many different "arcs". Though there are two main ones: The Kyoto/Shiso arc. Then the later Enishi arc. In my opinion, Rurouni Kenshin has no low point storyline wise. It starts off great, and ends off great. What more could you ask for in a manga?

Characters: 10/10
R.Kenshin has many main characters. There's the honest and noble Himura Kenshin, the sweet and sometimes mean Kaoru, Kenshin's best friend and rival, Sanosuke Sagora, the young Yahiko who looks up to Kenshin, and the healer Megumi. Who can also forget Shisho, Enishi, Aoshi, or Misao? Every character is special in their own way.

Artwork: 9/10
Rurouni Kenshin has superb artwork. The characters look great. The environments as well. But the fight scenes are the highlight. At times they can look confusing and repetitive, but most of the time, the fight scenes are excellent. The manga also doesn't lack in the detail.

Overall: 9.5/10
Rurouni Kenshin is one of those manga you never forget. It ranks as not only one of the most popular manga ever, but in my eyes one of the best manga ever. I recommend this manga to everyone.
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omg the ending sucked by xxangelboixx on October 30th, 2008, 9:06pm
Rating: 3

i love reading this manga but the endng sucked when kenshin couldnt use hit swordsmenship any more it was not cool they should of change that part i would not read this manga again unless they make a continue version of this manga
CLASSIC GREAT ANIME by raisha on June 1st, 2008, 4:10am
Rating: 5

2 words LOVE IT!
nice by Hetien on November 9th, 2007, 8:17pm
Rating: 5

great review, addressed all the points well and accurately. this is personally probably my favorite series of all time, but yea, 4.5 or so is good, since there was a few parts that left me kinda wanting something more. just a little bit though.
great! by kuramalover3 on July 17th, 2007, 10:13am
Rating: 5

i was wondering whether to buy this manga, but now i kno smile
well by kamasutra69 on July 13th, 2007, 10:47am
Rating: 4

3 arc was very good
character development well
but 9.4 a bit overrated i think
9 is enough for this manga
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