Rurouni Kenshin OAV Series (Samurai X)

Distributor: ADV Films
[Rurouni Kenshin OAV Series (Samurai X)]
OAV Series: 4 episodes

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 92
Number of Review Sites: 12

Review Links

Akemi's Anime World (Arcane) - 5 (out of 5)

Vol. 1 - "...Japanese historical drama and swordplay at its absolute finest!"
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - 4 1/2 stars (out of 5)

"The story is somber and subtle but very strong and atmospheric."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - exemplary

Vol. 1 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A
Vol. 2 - "Don't hold off on watching these episodes, because you'll regret it later that you waited!" (Chris Beveridge) - A+
Anime on DVD

Vol. 1 - "...pretty good."
Animefringe (Mia Ortega) - 80%

"...easily one of the best OAVs out there, and that's coming from one whose fave genre isn't even action."
Animetric (Rowena Lim Lei) - 5 stars (out of 5)

"While not perfect, the show was very entertaining with plenty of replay value."
DVD Talk (Don Houston) - 4 stars (out of 5)

"...belongs in the top tier of anime."
DVD Verdict (Rob Lineberger) - 96 (out of 100)

"Phenomenal prequel..."
IGN (Efrain Diaz Jr.) - 8 (out of 10)

"Dramatic, tragic, and beautiful, this series is a sterling example of Japanese animation at its finest."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Carlos Ross) - 5 stars (out of 5)

Ep. 1 - Read the review (Jane Nagatomi) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 2 - "While having a very depressed atmosphere, this series has a lot of good suspense and drama..." (Jane Nagatomi) - 4 stars (out of 5)
The Anime Cafe

"The OVA series…is every bit as interesting, intelligent, and action-packed as everything I'd heard."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - A