How to Watch Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai Online in The UK

Seasons: 3

Released: 1996–1999

Rated: TV-14

8.5/10

Updated: 18th Oct, 2021
Genres: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Director: N/A

The cast of Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai

Mayo Suzukaze, Richard Cansino, Dorothy Elias-Fahn, Rebecca Forstadt

What is Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai about?

A man slayer, Kenshin Himura, who played a major role in defeating Tokugawa Shogunate of feudal Japan carries his reverse blade sword (with a promise not to slay anymore). He embarks on a quest to repent for his sins by helping the innocent. He lodges in Kamia Kashin dojo where he becomes an acquaintance of Kaorou, the assistant instructor of the dojo. After being saved by Kenshin from mafia, a stubborn young boy, Yahiko Myojin joins the dojo as a student. Sanousuke, a victim of war becomes an acquaintance of Kenshin after losing to him in a duel. Together with his new friends, Kenshin carries out his ideal of helping the innocent. A series of events unfold that questions his ideal of living for the innocent and not slaying men. Kenshin faces every opponent with his reverse blade to uphold justice.

Where to watch Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai


Streaming on Crunchy Roll

Anime fans in the UK have another platform to indulge in. Crunchyroll hosts some of the most popular shows that can be streamed online. And there’s manga too.

Got a question about Crunchy Roll?

Yes. When users subscribe, they can watch and read their favourite content without any ad breaks.
No. While the platform is available on mobile devices, Appel TV, Roku, and even gaming consoles, users will have to pay the subscription fee.
Funimation Now gives access to their own content. Crunchyroll opens the door to a wider selection of anime. Not to forget manga too.

Benefits

  • Users can watch anime and read their favourite mangas on one platform.
  • Recent episodes available one hour after the Japan telecast.
  • A super expansive anime and manga library.
  • Discount on merchandise from Crunchyroll store.

Streaming on Funimation Now

Any child of the 90s will remember Funimation as the go to place for everything anime. In the new millennium, they have expanded their catalogue and their reach via streaming. Now all anime fans can log on to one platform and binge watch all their favourite shows.

Got a question about Funimation Now?

Funimation Now hosts only content specific their distribution network. There are no tie ups yet between other services like Netflix or Amazon Prime.
This is one of the benefits of the platform. Users can shop their favourite anime merchandise and collectibles.
Almost every show is available with subs or in the English dub.

Benefits

  • A one stop shop for everything anime.
  • Free trial available.
  • Perhaps the best catalogue of anime online.
  • Ultra HD and 4K available.