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Rurouni Kenshin Vol 14: The Time Is Now

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In the midst of the Bakumatsu, a period of great turmoil and change in Japan, a legendary assassin known as Kenshin Himura emerges from the shadows. Haunted by his past, Kenshin now wanders the country, vowing to atone for his sins by protecting the innocent.


Volume 14: The Time Is Now marks a pivotal point in the Rurouni Kenshin saga. As the war between the Imperialist and Shogunate forces intensifies, Kenshin and his allies find themselves drawn into the conflict.

The volume opens with Kenshin and his friends investigating a mysterious plot to assassinate the Emperor. Meanwhile, the remnants of the Shinsengumi, Kenshin's former enemies, have regrouped and are seeking revenge.

Rurouni Kenshin Vol 14: The Time Is Now
Rurouni Kenshin, Vol. 14: The Time Is Now
by Nobuhiro Watsuki

4.9 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 302291 KB
Print length : 192 pages
Screen Reader : Supported

As the various factions converge, Kenshin is forced to confront his past and the horrors he committed as an assassin. He must also face the consequences of his pacifist beliefs as the violence around him escalates.


Kenshin Himura: A former assassin who now seeks redemption by protecting the innocent. His skills as a swordsman are unmatched, but he refuses to kill, even in self-defense.

Sanosuke Sagara: A former member of the Shinsengumi who has joined forces with Kenshin. He is a skilled fighter with a strong sense of justice.

Yahiko Myojin: A young boy who idolizes Kenshin and dreams of becoming a swordsman. He serves as Kenshin's student and apprentice.

Kaoru Kamiya: A young woman who runs a kendo dojo and provides a home for Kenshin and his friends. She is a kind and compassionate woman who believes in Kenshin's dream of a peaceful world.


Redemption: Kenshin's journey is a story of atonement and redemption. Haunted by his past, he seeks to make amends by protecting the innocent.

Pacifism: Kenshin's pacifist beliefs are challenged throughout the volume. As the war intensifies, he must find a way to reconcile his ideals with the need to fight for justice.

Loyalty: The bonds of friendship and loyalty are tested as Kenshin and his allies face numerous challenges. They must learn to rely on each other and support each other, even in the face of adversity.

Art and Style

Rurouni Kenshin is known for its beautiful and dynamic artwork. The fights are especially well-choreographed and visually stunning. The characters are expressive and well-developed, and their emotions are conveyed through detailed facial expressions and body language.

Historical Context

Rurouni Kenshin is set during the Bakumatsu, a period of great upheaval in Japanese history. The Tokugawa shogunate, which had ruled Japan for over 250 years, was on the verge of collapse. The Emperor was seeking to restore his power, and various factions were vying for control of the country.


Rurouni Kenshin is one of the most iconic manga and anime series of all time. It has sold over 70 million copies worldwide and has been adapted into several animated series, movies, and video games.

The series has been praised for its engaging characters, exciting action sequences, and exploration of complex themes such as redemption and pacifism.

Rurouni Kenshin Vol 14: The Time Is Now is a pivotal volume in the series that sets the stage for the final confrontation between Kenshin and his enemies. With its gripping plot, well-developed characters, and beautiful artwork, this volume is a must-read for fans of the series and anyone interested in historical fiction or action-adventure manga.

Rurouni Kenshin Vol 14: The Time Is Now
Rurouni Kenshin, Vol. 14: The Time Is Now
by Nobuhiro Watsuki

4.9 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 302291 KB
Print length : 192 pages
Screen Reader : Supported
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Rurouni Kenshin Vol 14: The Time Is Now
Rurouni Kenshin, Vol. 14: The Time Is Now
by Nobuhiro Watsuki

4.9 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 302291 KB
Print length : 192 pages
Screen Reader : Supported
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