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Rurouni Kenshin, Vol. 2 (Rurouni Kenshin #2)

4.35 of 5 stars 4.35  ·  rating details  ·  3,011 ratings  ·  41 reviews
Things are settling down at the Kamiya dojo. Former "fight merchant" Sanosuke has come to grips with his past, realizing that things may not be quite as black and white as he thought, that good men may serve bad causes, and vice versa. Yahiko, the angry-fisted young man, is learning to relax. And Kenshin is enjoying Kaoru's cooking. But even in these strange early days of ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published November 19th 2003 by VIZ Media LLC (first published December 2nd 1994)
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Este tomo se lee muy rápido, la acción es mucha y me encanta que sirva para enfocar lo importante que se han vuelto Kenshin y Kaoru entre ellos.

Aparece un nuevo oponente que hace estragos en los alrededores liquidando a gente importante del gobierno que estuvieron involucrados con el cambio en el país. Y sabiendo que Kenshin se encuentra en el pueblo, el jefe de la policía no duda en pedirle su ayuda.
Está claro que el enemigo no es un personaje cualquiera, posee buenas habilidades pero no diría
N.T. Embe [Moved to Leafmarks]
Dec 06, 2012 N.T. Embe [Moved to Leafmarks] rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Japanese history, samurai, romance lovers. People who love great characters and time period pieces.
Recommended to N.T. Embe by: Toonami
Shelves: manga

If you want an overall opinion of my thoughts on this manga, feel free to look for my review of Volume One here.

This manga only gets better and better as you read it. Another character that becomes a focal point of our group joins in this one, and then we get the biggest challenge that Kenshin has yet faced: Jin-e, a man who was also a monster of the revolutionary war ten years ago. Everything from the story we left off in the last volume with involving Sagara Sanosuke is well worth the read, an
Federiken Masters
Mar 08, 2010 Federiken Masters rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Manguistas en general
Recommended to Federiken by: Su fama
Mejora bastante con respecto al primer tomo (sobre todo la pelea contra Jin-E. Jamás vi un villano tan interesante del que se deshicieran tan rápido), pero sigue sin ser representativo de la mejor parte, que vendría unos cinco tomos después.
Timothy Stone
The story of Rurouni Kenshin continues in volume two of the eponymous series. Here Kenshin, living his quiet life at his new home with Kaoru and her recently acquired student, is dragged into new adventures when the enemy from the first volume returns with the the desire to kill Kenshin, as he is the only real obstacle to him succeeding in his goals against Kaoru.

To this end, they hire who they think is a common thug named Sanosuke, and send him to kill Kenshin. The thug makes it clear he won't
Sanosuke's past drives him to keep fighting, and to wipe out the last patriot, whom he believes to be Himura but Himura is the wrong target (even though he is a patriot). But even with all of his strength and his will, Himura ultimately defeats Sanosuke, and they become close friends after Sanosuke comes to a revelation, realizing that not everything is as black and white as he had always thought. But there is no rest for former Battosai, Himura Kenshin, because now he's been asked to protect an ...more
Dallan Tucker
SUMMARY: The epic saga of Kenshin Himura continues as finishes his battle with Sanosuke "Zanza" Sagara, former member of the Sekihoutai (A false imperial army), and encounters his most dangerous foe yet: Jin-E Udo, a deranged serial killer known as Kurogasa. In the battle with Jin-E, Karou ends up kidnapped, and it's up to Kenshin to defeat Jin-E and bring her back. But will he be able to do it without breaking his oath to never kill again? The answers await in the exciting second volume of Ruro ...more
La Revistería Comics
Reedición de Rurouni Kenshin volumen 2: Dos hitokiri.
Incluye la popular sección "Aclaraciones de la traducción" y el índice original, inédito en la primera edición argentina.

Índice de Rurouni Kenshin Volumen 2
Capítulo 7: La marca del mal
Capítulo 8: Y otro más se une al grupo
Capítulo 9: Sombrero Negro
Capítulo 10: Shin no Ippou
Capítulo 11: El moño y el egoísmo
Capítulo 12: Dos Hitokiri
Capítulo 13: El origen del nombre de un patriota
Capítulo 14: Acto final bajo la luna
Capítulo 15: La hermosa mujer q
Ok, so the first few volumes are nothing new or spectacular but even so, I still find this manga quite enjoyable. The story about a samurai who doesn't want to kill anymore and change himself due to his ruthlessness in his past is nothing new. We've seen this story before.

So far, the characters are really likeable and fun. Kenshin is the nice, honorable, and badass hero that you would expect from an action manga. But he also has a few traits that make him stand out. He's tough but he's also clum
This volume was way better than the first! I love the quick transition from Zanza to Kurogasa. Also that its all about the war from 10 years ago.

For the most part I enjoyed how the fight scenes were drawn. The art overcomes the time period it was drawn in unlike DNAngel.

While we go from fight to fight I like that this has a genuine story there and all the character are coming from different POVs.

BOTTOM LINE: A fighting manga.
May 21, 2012 Robin rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: owned
This story literally has everything I love in a manga. A fantastic main character with a wonderful backstory, an awesome leading lady who isn't just there for boob-service and actually has a great, well-rounded character, wonderful and memorable supporting characters whether they be friends or foes, stories that get rounded-out and resolved and don't just focus on getting the BRAND NEW FIGHTING TECHNIQUE!!1, a storyline that doesn't stray into sentimental or cliche and yet still tugs at your hea ...more
this contains my absolute favorite episode from the ten episodes i have seen from the anime. whoot. odd sidenote- one of the comments in the book said that the majority of the readers were girls. i was surprised to read that. i had always thought that this was sort of a guy series. oh well.

i still have trouble figuring out if the black "spurts" in fight scenes. are they blood, dirt, or the dramatic "pow" in older comics? don't know. i think that most of them is blood, but what about the scenes w
Baca ulang untuk keberapa kalinya. Sekarang niatnya mau nyelesaiin smp tamat. Soalnya dulu nggak jadi ngoleksi komik ini. Heuheuu....

Setelah baca ulang baru sadar, kalau Shinsengumi diterjemahin sbg Kelompok Shinsen. Padahal biarin aja mah Shinsengumi aja. Kayaknya di animenya juga pake nama Shinsengumi deh. Soalnya itu pertama kalinya gw kenal sama mereka, dan langsung suka sama kostumnya yg biru-putih itu. Keyeenn >___<

Eh, tapi di sini si kelompok keren itu belom nongol sih. Cuma si Jin
Rachel (Sfogs)
So Zanza seems to have joined the group, and now there is a serial killer on the loose!
Kamiya was really silly following him!
Shinomori Aoshi was once the leader of Edo Castle's elite guard, the Oniwabanshû. But with the fighting at an end and the shôgunate overthrown, the brilliant Aoshi and his four most loyal onmitsu, or spies, find themselves without a home or a purpose. When fighting is your life, loyalty to those lost ideals (and to the man who most symbolized them) may be the one thing left. But Megumi's life is at stake, and however sympathetic Kenshin may feel, he will fight on, to the last man if necessary...
Rurouni Kenshin is the second manga that I ever finished reading. I like the drawing style a lot and thought that the plot was pretty good. The thing that I liked about this manga was that there are several people and events in here (such as Saito Hajime, Katsura Kogoro, etc.) that were real/ did happen and I enjoyed looking up said people and events and finding out the historical facts. The manga is also a good read.
We have adopted another character for our cast- Sagara Sanosuke. He is a good mix for everyone.

The villain in this volume (Kurogada) was a good match for Kenshin. He forced him to bring up the old Hitokiri Battōsai and it's adds a dimension to the character. We end this volume with a new villain- a female with opium in her sleeve.

These are getting better and better- I truly feel like I get lost in this world.
Vincent Dancet
Most notable in this volume is the fight between Kenshin and Jin-e, a former leader of the Shinsen-gumi. A man who craves to kill, and who doesn't belong in the Meiji-era. The confrontation shows Kenshin struggling with upholding his vow not to kill. He loses control over himself during the fight against Jin-e and returns to his former Battousai self.
So far, it's really good. Very captivating, I can't stop reading. There's one thing I don't really understand though. Who are the patriots, and who are they fighting against? Also, which side was Kenshin on, and who are the "good" guys in the Meiji Restoration, and who are the "bad" ones? What does each side want?? :( A little confused.
Not only was this an action packed series, but it was also full of great historical information. I learned so much about Japan's history by reading this series. Watsuki managed to throw in a nice amount of romance as well. All in all, it was a great fun read that kept me wanting more.
Not quite as good as the first volume, with some questionable supporting character behavior, but a nice background & intro for a new supporting character and an entertaining, if somewhat generic, villain.
Robert J. Roland
Rurouni Kenshin is Awesome! It's cool how the 3 heroes gain a 4th member. Also This new enemy is gona have some serious power so I know he'll be a challenge but I'm positive Kenshin can handle it.
Well, I never have liked the part with Jin-e. On the plus side, though, there is Megumi, who is, after Tomoe and possibly Misao, my favorite female character in this series.
I love this series so much. The characters are awesome and the writing is amazing. I love how the author pulls me into the story seemingly without any effort.
Amanda Bailey
Apr 28, 2008 Amanda Bailey rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: kenshin lovers
Recommended to Amanda by: anime
i love this book! it is awesome! i love all the fighting. i also love the romance between kenshin and kamiya kaoru. sanusuke's character is hillaris.
Kenshin has become my official guilty pleasure as of late. Plus one star for an incredibly satisfying heroic rescue scene.
If anything, better than the first. I like the new characters they keep bringing in. Four awesome main characters.
I'm so in love with Kenshin nnnnnn. And Kaoru, KAORU, my lovely princess. And Jin-e is a creep bbbb.
The Jin-E story isn't my favourite, but having Sanosuke around is great.
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Watsuki Nobuhiro (和月 伸宏) is a Japanese manga artist, best known for his samurai-themed series Rurouni Kenshin. He once worked as an assistant for his favorite author Takeshi Obata.
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