Sentai Filmworks has announced that the company has licensed the Rurouni Kenshin ~ New Kyoto Arc video anime project. The company says it will release the two-episode series digitally, then on bilingual DVD and Blu-ray Disc in 2013.
This project is a remake of the Kyoto story arc of the original anime and the previous anime adaptation. In particular, it depicts the battle of Kenshin Himura and Makoto Shishio and is told from the point of view of the Oniwabanshū ninja Misao Makimachi.
The first half of Rurouni Kenshin ~ New Kyoto Arc opened in Japanese theaters in December 2011, and the second half opened in Japanese theaters in June 2012.