Rurouni Kenshin: The Movie (Samurai X: The Motion Picture)
Distributor: ADV Films
© 1997 N. Watsuki/Shueisha/Fuji-TV/SPE Visual Works
Average Ratings: 65
Number of Review Sites: 6
Number of Review Links: 6
"...I think the story is still strong, but it may well be a richer experience for those with a knowledge of the backstory."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - watchable
"...the movie was pretty enjoyable but felt longer than it needed to be."
Anime on DVD (Chris Beveridge) - B
"...I was disappointed by this unexciting installment."
Animetric (Rowena Lim Lei) - 3 stars (out of 5)
"... it still rocks."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Robert Nelson) - 4 stars (out of 5)
"I think the one thing that really caught my attention with this movie though was the concentration on the different characters motives and their development throughout the movie."
The Anime Cafe (Jane Nagatomi) - 4 stars (out of 5)
"It's not quite as fascinating as the dark, brooding OVA series…but it's not as silly as the TV series."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - A-