History Characters / RurouniKenshinMainCharacters

21st Jun '17 2:44:34 PM creader
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* ActionDad: [[spoiler: Becomes one in the Manga's DistantFinale]].

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* ActionDad: [[spoiler: Becomes one in the Manga's DistantFinale]].DistantFinale to his and Kaoru's son Kenji. And even though his body will one day not be able to lift a sword, he was able to beat an older and stronger Yahiko]].
* AdaptationDyeJob: He has reddish-brown hair in the film adaptations instead of vibrant red hair like his anime and manga counterparts.



* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: In the ''Trust and Betrayal'' OVA, he has none of the more comedic elements shown in the manga portions of that same portion.



* AdaptationDyeJob: He has reddish-brown hair in the film adaptations instead of vibrant red hair like his anime and manga counterparts.
* AdaptationPersonalityChange: In the ''Trust and Betrayal'' OVA, he has none of the more comedic elements shown in the manga portions of that same portion.
18th Jun '17 3:02:38 PM NekoHybrid
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* TrainingFromHell: What Kenshin underwent when training in the Hiten Mitsurugi Ryu under Hiko Seijuro, which was nothing more than being whacked repeatedly by ''every'' signature technique of the style. Kenshin himself finds it a wonder how he even survived the abuse by Seijuro.
9th Jun '17 7:57:46 PM creader
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* FieryRedhead: {{Averted}}. Kenshin is quite laid-back and cautious.

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* FieryRedhead: {{Averted}}. Inverted. Kenshin is best known for his vibrant red hair in a ponytail, but is quite laid-back and cautious.cautious. Even in his "Battousai" mode, he's more TranquilFury than murderous.
* FormerTeenRebel: He was a mild one, being rambunctious and hot-blooded as a kid. He would take this UpToEleven in the revolution, though, as an assassin against the government.
27th May '17 4:04:57 PM Gene0129
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* ActionDad: [[spoiler: Becomes one]] in the Manga's DistantFinale.

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* ActionDad: [[spoiler: Becomes one]] one in the Manga's DistantFinale.DistantFinale]].



* AdaptationDyeJob: He has brown hair in the film adaptations instead of vibrant red hair like his anime and manga counterparts.

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* AdaptationDyeJob: He has brown reddish-brown hair in the film adaptations instead of vibrant red hair like his anime and manga counterparts. counterparts.
* AdaptationPersonalityChange: In the ''Trust and Betrayal'' OVA, he has none of the more comedic elements shown in the manga portions of that same portion.



* {{Bishonen}}

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* {{Bishonen}}{{Bishonen}}: One of the more handsome characters in the series.



* ShellShockedVeteran

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* ShellShockedVeteranShellShockedVeteran: His time as an assassin has left him guilty.



* HeroesWantRedheads: Kaoru falls in love with Kenshin.

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* HeroesWantRedheads: Gender inverted; Kaoru falls in love with Kenshin.



* IdiotHero: Well... Idiot {{Lancer}}. Most of the time his priorites lay in fighting or eating, and not much else. However, he occasionally shows fairly sharp insight.

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* IdiotHero: Well... Idiot {{Lancer}}. Most of the time his priorites priorities lay in fighting or eating, and not much else. However, he occasionally shows fairly sharp insight.
10th May '17 10:58:20 AM Nikevi
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His birth name is Himura Shinta.

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His birth name is Himura Shinta.
10th May '17 10:56:41 AM Nikevi
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* SecondLove: For Kenshi after he came to terms with [[spoiler:accidentally killing his first wife, Tomoe.]]

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* SecondLove: For Kenshi Kenshin after he came to terms with [[spoiler:accidentally killing his first wife, Tomoe.]]



* AdaptationalHeroism: His pick-potting StreetUrchin backstory is AdaptedOut in the live action films. Instead, he immediately starts off as Kaoru's student.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: His pick-potting pick-pocketing StreetUrchin backstory is AdaptedOut in the live action films. Instead, he immediately starts off as Kaoru's student.
8th May '17 9:45:39 AM creader
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* ChickMagnet: Kenshin has been noted to be quite handsome by many females; specific examples include [[HeirToTheDojo Kaoru]], [[TheMedic Megumi]], and [[TheGwenStacy Tomoe]].

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* ChickMagnet: Kenshin has been noted to be quite handsome by many females; specific examples include [[HeirToTheDojo Kaoru]], [[TheMedic Megumi]], and [[TheGwenStacy Tomoe]].Tomoe]], and [[TheCaptain Shura]] (anime only).
8th May '17 9:37:18 AM creader
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[[Characters/RurouniKenshin Back to main.]]

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[[Characters/RurouniKenshin Back to main.]][[center: [-[[Characters/RurouniKenshin Main Character Index]] | '''Main Characters''' | [[Characters/RurouniKenshinSupportingCharacters Supporting Characters]] | [[Characters/RurouniKenshinRivalsAndVillains Rivals and Minor Villains]] | [[Characters/RurouniKenshinTheMeijiGovernment The Meiji Government]] | [[Characters/RurouniKenshinOniwabanshu Oniwabanshu]] | [[Characters/RurouniKenshinTheTenSwords The Ten Swords / Juppongatana]] | [[Characters/RurouniKenshinTheSixComrades The Six Comrades]] | [[Characters/RurouniKenshinAnimeOnlyCharacters Anime Only Characters]] | [[Characters/RurouniKenshinMangaOnlyCharacters Manga Only Characters]]]]-]
7th May '17 11:04:15 PM creader
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* ChickMagnet: Kenshin has been noted to be quite handsome by many females.

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* ChickMagnet: Kenshin has been noted to be quite handsome by many females.females; specific examples include [[HeirToTheDojo Kaoru]], [[TheMedic Megumi]], and [[TheGwenStacy Tomoe]].
1st May '17 9:36:00 AM sorako
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* ILetGwenStacyDie: Tomoe's death was the prime motivator for Kenshin to swear his no-killing oath and become a wandering swordsman to atone for his past.

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* ILetGwenStacyDie: He feels great guilt over his first wife Tomoe's death was the prime motivator for Kenshin to swear his no-killing oath and become a wandering swordsman to atone for his past.death. Especially given that [[spoiler:[[AccidentalMurder he killed her himself.]]]]



* KnightInSourArmor: Incredibly wary of participating in conflicts involving the government especially highly political ones because of the disappointment of the results of the Meiji Restoration. To the point he was hesitant to go to Kyoto to face off Shishio despite being fully aware of the threat he poses. However in the end he ultimately always enters into conflict to defend the weak in spit of the possible unintended negative political repercussions.



* KnightInSourArmor: Incredibly wary of participating in conflicts involving the government especially highly political ones because of the disappointment of the results of the Meiji Restoration. To the point he was hesitant to go to Kyoto to face off Shishio despite being fully aware of the threat he poses. However in the end he ultimately always enters into conflict to defend the weak in spit of the possible unintended negative political repercussions.


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* LoveRedeems: His love for Tomoe was what made Kenshin have second thoughts about his murderous lifestyle. Tomoe's death was the prime motivator for Kenshin to swear his no-killing oath and become a wandering swordsman to atone for his past.
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