Rurouni Kenshin (2023) Episode 1 Release Date and Time (Worldwide), Where To Watch, and More

Rurouni Kenshin 2023 Episode 1

Fans of the beloved 90s classic anime “Rurouni Kenshin” are eagerly counting down the days until the release of the highly anticipated 2023 adaptation, also known as “The Wandering Samurai” or “Samurai X.” In this article, we provide all the essential details about the upcoming season, including the Rurouni Kenshin (2023) Episode 1 release date, trailer, where to watch, and more.

Excitement has been building among fans ever since the release of the fifth promotional video (PV) on June 18th. The PV has successfully reignited the nostalgic feelings associated with “Rurouni Kenshin” and generated significant hype.

Rurouni Kenshin (2023) Trailer

Rurouni Kenshin (2023) Episode 1 Release Date

The official website recently revealed that the highly anticipated first episode of “Rurouni Kenshin (2023)” is scheduled to air in Japan on Friday, July 7th, at 01:05 am JST. However, due to time zone variations, viewers in Western countries will be able to watch it a day earlier on July 6, 2023.

Rurouni Kenshin (2023) Episode 1 Release Time

The release time for Rurouni Kenshin (2023) Episode 1 has been confirmed as 01:05 am JST on Friday, July 7, 2023, for Japanese viewers. However, it’s important to note that the exact release time may vary depending on the time zone.

CountryTimezoneDateTime
JapanTokyoFri, 7 July 20231:05 am
US & CanadaEastern TimeThu, 6 July 20230:05 pm
US & CanadaPacific TimeThu, 6 July 20239:05 am
United KingdomThu, 6 July 20235:05 pm
AustraliaSydneyFri, 7 July 20232:05 am
IndiaNew DelhiThu, 6 July 20239:35 pm
FranceParisThu, 6 July 20236:05 pm
GermanyBerlinThu, 6 July 20236:05 pm
New ZealandWellingtonFri, 7 July 20234:05 am
PhilippinesManilaFri, 7 July 20230:05 am
MalaysiaKuala LumpurFri, 7 July 20230:05 am
ItalyRomeThu, 6 July 20236:05 pm
IndonesiaJakartaThu, 6 July 202311:05 pm
Rurouni Kenshin (2023) Episode 1 Release Time

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It’s crucial to keep in mind that these release times are based on the Japanese TV channel broadcast schedule. Viewers outside of Japan watching the episode on streaming platforms may experience delays of at least an hour or even a few hours after its release in Japan.

Where to Watch Rurouni Kenshin (2023)

For Japanese fans, the anime will premiere on Fuji TV’s Noitamina programming block. However, international fans will have the opportunity to watch the series ‘Rurouni Kenshin (2023)’ on Amazon’s Prime Video, as it has been confirmed as an Amazon Prime Exclusive for Prime Video Malaysia.

While Crunchyroll, Netflix, and other streaming platforms have yet to make any official announcements regarding the availability of “Rurouni Kenshin (2023),” fans can still relive the nostalgia by watching the original “Rurouni Kenshin” from 1996, which is currently available on Crunchyroll.

An Overview of Rurouni Kenshin

The anime will be a re-adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s original manga, “Rurouni Kenshin,” and will be animated by Liden Films, known for their work on popular series such as “Tokyo Revengers,” “Cells at Work! Code Black,” and “Call of the Night.” The series will be directed by Hideo Yamamoto, renowned for his contributions to “Strike the Blood” and “Cells at Work! Code Black.”

“Rurouni Kenshin (2023)” serves as the second anime television series adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s manga, following the original series that aired from 1996 to 1998. Fans of all ages, both longtime followers of the franchise and newcomers to the world of “Rurouni Kenshin,” are eagerly awaiting its premiere this summer.

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