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Samurai X: Reflection (2001)
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Samurai X: Reflection (2001)
Original name: Rurouni Kenshin: Reflection
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
TV show
Story: Despite his happy marriage to Kamiya Kaoru and the birth of their first child, Kenji, Himura Kenshin continues his tireless search for atonement even as illness threatens to claim his life and rob him of him of his memories.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: samurai, starting over, hopes, family problems, haunted by the past, tragedy, heroes, romance, family relations, parents and children, heroic mission, homecoming, estrangement, righting the wronged, love, sword fight, one on one, married couple, one more chance, fight, violence, warrior, battles, sword, good versus evil ...
Place: japan, china, asia

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Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996)
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Duration: 24 min.
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Eden of the East (2009)
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Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Eden of the East is a Japanese anime television series, which premiered on Fuji TV's noitaminA timeslot on April 9, 2009. Created, directed and written by Kenji Kamiyama, it features character designs by Chika Umino and animation production by ...
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Time: 21st century, near future, september 11 2001
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Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
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