Miura previously played the character Sawagejō Chō in Rurouni Kenshin Part II: Kyoto Inferno, the second live-action film adaptation of the manga.
Shochiku began streaming a digest video for the new stage play of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s Rurouni Kenshin manga on Thursday.
Watsuki and his novelist wife/story collaborator Kaoru Kurosaki launched the Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc (Rurouni Kenshin, Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Hokkaido-hen) manga in Shueisha’s Jump SQ. magazine last September.
Watsuki first launched his 28-volume Rurouni Kenshin manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1994.