Rurouni Kenshin #25 - The Truth
(April 2006)

Viz, 2003 Series
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Price
7.95 USD; 10.99 CAD
Pages
204
On-sale Date
2006-04-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T+ for older teen
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
VIZ Media, LLC
Brand
Shonen Jump Manga
ISBN
978-1-4215-0407-0; 1-4215-0407-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781421504070 50795
Editing
Kit Fox
Color
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions
5" x 7.5" (12.7 cm x 19.1 cm)
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rurouni Kenshin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Matt Hinrichs
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Matt Hinrichs
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Battosai Himura; Sanosuke Sagara; Yahiko Myojin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Cherry Blossoms in the Spring (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenchiro Yagi (translation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Rurouni Kenshin / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki
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typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page.

Cast (Table of Contents: 5)

Rurouni Kenshin / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Letters
typeset

Thus far (Table of Contents: 6)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Letters
typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 7)

Rurouni Kenshin / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Letters
typeset

Act 218 - Madness Released (Table of Contents: 8)

Rurouni Kenshin / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenichiro Yagi (translation); Pancha Diaz (English Adaptation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Shinga Gin; Shinya Suzuki
Letters
Steve Dutro

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Battosai Himura [as Kenshin Himura]; Yahiko Myojin; Misao Makimachi; Tsubame Sanjo; Geezer; Hyogo Kugiranami
Synopsis
Geezer buys a bottle of perfume for Kenshin that was Tomoe's favorite. Yahiko struggles with whether to reveal to Tsubame that Kaoru is still alive. Hyogo breaks out of prison seeking vengeance on Kenshin.
Reprints
  • from Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha, 1968 series) #?

Act 219 - Yahiko's True Battle (Part One) (Table of Contents: 9)

Rurouni Kenshin / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenichiro Yagi (translation); Pancha Diaz (English Adaptation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Shinga Gin; Shinya Suzuki
Letters
Steve Dutro

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Yahiko Myojin; Tsubame Sanjo; Hyogo Kugiranami
Synopsis
When Kugiranami starts rampaging through the town looking for Kenshin, Yahiko steps up to take him on.
Reprints
  • from Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha, 1968 series) #?

Act 220 - Yahiko's True Battle (Part Two) (Table of Contents: 10)

Rurouni Kenshin / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenichiro Yagi (translation); Pancha Diaz (English Adaptation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Shinga Gin; Shinya Suzuki
Letters
Steve Dutro

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Yahiko Myojin; Tsubame Sanjo; Hyogo Kugiranami
Synopsis
Yahiko and a squad of Tokyo police try to subdue Kugiranami.
Reprints
  • from Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha, 1968 series) #?

Act 221 - Yahiko's True Battle (Part Three) (Table of Contents: 11)

Rurouni Kenshin / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenichiro Yagi (translation); Pancha Diaz (English Adaptation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Shinga Gin; Shinya Suzuki
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Yahiko Myojin; Tsubame Sanjo; Ryogo Kugiranami
Synopsis
Yahiko risks his own life to save a child who has wandered into the middle of the battle.
Reprints
  • from Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha, 1968 series) #?

Act 222 - Yahiko's True Battle (Part Four) (Table of Contents: 12)

Rurouni Kenshin / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenichiro Yagi (translation); Pancha Diaz (English Adaptation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Shinga Gin; Shinya Suzuki
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Battosai Himura (as Kenshin Himura); Yahiko Myojin; Tsubame Sanjo; Misao Makimachi; Megumi Takani; Aoshi Shinomori; Hajime Saito; Ryogo Kugiranami
Synopsis
Word spreads of the battle between Yahiko and Kugiranami. Tsubame travels to the Village of the Forgotten to beg for Kenshin's help.
Reprints
  • from Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha, 1968 series) #?

Act 223 - Dream, Reality and Illusions (Table of Contents: 13)

Rurouni Kenshin / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenichiro Yagi (translation); Pancha Diaz (English Adaptation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Shinga Gin; Shinya Suzuki
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Battosai Himura (as Kenshin Himura); Tsubame Sanjo
Synopsis
Tsubame finds Kenshin wallowing in memories of his violent past.
Reprints
  • from Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha, 1968 series) #?

Act 224 - The Truth (Table of Contents: 14)

Rurouni Kenshin / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenichiro Yagi (translation); Pancha Diaz (English Adaptation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Shinga Gin; Shinya Suzuki
Letters
Steve Dutro

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Battosai Himura (as Kenshin Himura); Yahiko Myojin; Tsubame Sanjo; Misao Makimachi; Megumi Takani; Aoshi Shinomori; Hajime Saito; Ryogo Kugiranami; Geezer
Synopsis
Geezer counsels Kenshin on whether he's actually ready to give up.
Reprints
  • from Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha, 1968 series) #?

Free Talk (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenchiro Yagi (translation)
Letters
typeset

Act 225 - That Moment, a Gust of Wind (Table of Contents: 16)

Rurouni Kenshin / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenichiro Yagi (translation); Pancha Diaz (English Adaptation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Shinga Gin; Shinya Suzuki
Letters
Steve Dutro

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Battosai Himura (as Kenshin Himura); Yahiko Myojin; Tsubame Sanjo; Misao Makimachi; Megume Takani; Aoshi Shinomori; Hajime Saito; Ryogo Kugiranami; Geezer
Synopsis
Yahiko is facing certain death at the hands of Kugiranami. Then Kenshin appears. And Geezer reveals his true identity.
Reprints
  • from Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha, 1968 series) #?

Geezer (Table of Contents: 17)

The Secret Life of Characters / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenchiro Yagi (translation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Letters
typeset

Act 226 - From a Samurai to the Shizoku (Table of Contents: 18)

Rurouni Kenshin / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenichiro Yagi (translation); Pancha Diaz (English Adaptation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Shinga Gin; Shinya Suzuki
Letters
Steve Dutro

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Battosai Himura (as Kenshin Himura); Yahiko Myojin; Tsubame Sanjo; Misao Makimachi; Megumi Takani; Aoshi Shinomori; Hajime Saito; Ryogo Kugiranami
Synopsis
Defeated, Kugiranami begs Kenshin to kill him. He gets a surprising answer, not from Kenshin, but from Yahiko.
Reprints
  • from Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha, 1968 series) #?

Act 227 - Four More Days, One More Person (Table of Contents: 19)

Rurouni Kenshin / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenichiro Yagi (translation); Pancha Diaz (English Adaptation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Shinga Gin; Shinya Suzuki
Letters
Steve Dutro

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Battosai Himura (as Kenshin Himura); Kaoru Kamiya; Sanosuke Sagara; Yahiko Myojin; Tsubame Sanjo; Megumi Takani; Misao Makamachi; Aoshi Shinomori; Hajime Saito; Enishi Yukishiro; Woo Heishin
Synopsis
Heishin relays the events with Kugiranami to Enishi. Saito plans a raid on Enishi's island in four days. And in Shinshu, Sanosuke takes on the local Yakuza.
Reprints
  • from Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha, 1968 series) #?

Kujiranami Hyōgo (Table of Contents: 20)

The Secret Life of Characters / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nobuhiro Watsuki; Kenchiro Yagi (translation)
Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Rurouni Kenshin / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Inks
Nobuhiro Watsuki
Letters
typeset

Glossary of the Restoration (Table of Contents: 22)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Definitions of terms specific to Japanese culture and the Meiji Era of Japanese history.

In the next volume... (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Rurouni Kenshin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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You're Reading in the Wrong Direction!! (Table of Contents: 25)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rurouni Kenshin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Cherry Blossoms in the Spring
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Rurouni Kenshin
  6. 5. Cast
    Rurouni Kenshin
  7. 6. Thus far
  8. 7. Contents
    Rurouni Kenshin
  9. 8. Act 218 - Madness Released
    Rurouni Kenshin
  10. 9. Act 219 - Yahiko's True Battle (Part One)
    Rurouni Kenshin
  11. 10. Act 220 - Yahiko's True Battle (Part Two)
    Rurouni Kenshin
  12. 11. Act 221 - Yahiko's True Battle (Part Three)
    Rurouni Kenshin
  13. 12. Act 222 - Yahiko's True Battle (Part Four)
    Rurouni Kenshin
  14. 13. Act 223 - Dream, Reality and Illusions
    Rurouni Kenshin
  15. 14. Act 224 - The Truth
    Rurouni Kenshin
  16. 15. Free Talk
  17. 16. Act 225 - That Moment, a Gust of Wind
    Rurouni Kenshin
  18. 17. Geezer
    The Secret Life of Characters
  19. 18. Act 226 - From a Samurai to the Shizoku
    Rurouni Kenshin
  20. 19. Act 227 - Four More Days, One More Person
    Rurouni Kenshin
  21. 20. Kujiranami Hyōgo
    The Secret Life of Characters
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Rurouni Kenshin
  23. 22. Glossary of the Restoration
  24. 23. In the next volume...
    Rurouni Kenshin
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. You're Reading in the Wrong Direction!!
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Rurouni Kenshin
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