Rurouni Kenshin Filler List

Rurouni Kenshin Filler List is a guide where we can see chapter by chapter if it is a canonical chapter for the original story, or if it is a filler chapter.

Rurouni Kenshin Filler List


Rurouni Kenshin

Rurouni Kenshin is a Manga and Anime series, in many occasions these series differ in some points of their story between the Manga (Comic) and the Anime (Cartoon), since usually filler is added in the anime to give time to the Manga to advance in the original story.

📝 Rurouni Kenshin Filler Guide Manga and Anime

With Rurouni Kenshin Filler Guide you will be able to know exactly which chapters of Rurouni Kenshin are canonical and which are filler, and go directly to the content you are most interested in:

Manga Canon Episodes Mixed Canon / Filler Episodes Filler Episodes Anime Canon Episodes
2-12, 19-21, 23-24, 28-62, 95-98 1, 79-82 13-18, 22, 25-27, 63-78, 83-94, 99-100

⚠️ Rurouni Kenshin Filler List and Order to Watch

Here is the complete list of Rurouni Kenshin chapters in order to watch them and with their corresponding filler chapters marked in case you want to skip those non-canonical parts of the story.

1 The Handsome Swordsman of Legend: A Man who Fights for Love Mixed Canon/Filler 10/01/1996
2 Kid Samurai: A Big Ordeal and a New Student Manga Canon 17/01/1996
3 Swordsman of Sorrow: The Man Who Slays His Past Manga Canon 24/01/1996
4 Bad! Introducing Sanosuke, Fighter-for-hire Manga Canon 31/01/1996
5 The Reverse-blade Sword vs. the Zanbatou: Beyond the Battle Manga Canon 07/02/1996
6 The Appearance of Kurogasa: Visitor from the Shadows Manga Canon 14/02/1996
7 Deathmatch under the Moon! Protect the One You Love Manga Canon 21/02/1996
8 A New Battle! The Mysterious Beauty From Nowhere Manga Canon 28/02/1996
9 The Strongest Group of Ninjas: The Horrible Oniwaban Group Manga Canon 06/03/1996
10 Aoshi: Someone so Beautiful it’s Frightening Manga Canon 13/03/1996
11 Farewell, the Strongest Men: The Clash of Light and Shadow Manga Canon 24/04/1996
12 Birth of a Boy Swordsman: The Battle of First Apprentice Yahiko Manga Canon 07/05/1996
13 Strive for the Grand Championship: Toramaru’s Sumo Battle Log! Filler 08/05/1996
14 To Save a Small Life Lady Doctor Megumi to the Rescue Filler 15/05/1996
15 Two Legendary Manslayers Two Legendary Slashers Filler 22/05/1996
16 A Promise From the Heart The Secret Sword Technique of Shiden Filler 05/06/1996
17 Fly to Your Dreams Marimo, The Human Cannon Filler 12/06/1996
18 Run, Yahiko! Run Yahiko! Get the Reverse-Edged Sword Back Filler 19/06/1996
19 Raijuta’s Ambition The Fantasy of the Forbidden Kingdom Manga Canon 26/06/1996
20 Revival of the Shinko Style Revival of the Killer Sword – Shinko Style Manga Canon 10/07/1996
21 Dissolution of a Nightmare Destruction of a Nightmare Manga Canon 17/07/1996
22 Danger on a Runaway Locomotive Surprise Incident on a Runaway Locomotive Filler 31/07/1996
23 Sanosuke’s Betrayal The Fateful Reunion Manga Canon 14/08/1996
24 Midnight Battle:Kenshin versus Sanosuke Revisited Manga Canon 24/08/1996
25 The Crimson Pirate The Red Pirate – Kenshin and Kaoru Separated Filler 28/08/1996
26 Lightning Incarnate Shura, The Mysterious Female Pirate Filler 04/09/1996
27 Burn, Island of Terror! The Red Pirate – Conclusion Filler 16/10/1996
28 Prelude to the Impending Fight: The Shadow of the Wolf Draws Near Manga Canon 30/10/1996
29 Strongest Opponent From the Past: Merciless Fangs Strike! Manga Canon 06/11/1996
30 A Devil of Vengeance: Makoto Shishio’s Plot Manga Canon 13/11/1996
31 A Wish Unrequited: Kenshin Departs Manga Canon 27/11/1996
32 Change Tears to Courage: Kaoru Kamiya’s Choice Manga Canon 04/12/1996
33 For the Title of Strongest: Aoshi’s New Conflict Manga Canon 11/12/1996
34 The Girl Bandit: Misao Makimachi’s Hidden Side Manga Canon 08/01/1997
35 Conquered Village: The Grasp of Shishio’s Hands Manga Canon 15/01/1997
36 Across the Boundary Between Edo and Meiji: Kenshin and Shishio Face to Face! Manga Canon 22/01/1997
37 Shock! The Reverse-Blade is Broken: Sojiro’s Tenken verses Kenshin Manga Canon 29/01/1997
38 Sanosuke’s Secret Training: The Challenge of Anji the Destroyer Manga Canon 05/02/1997
39 The Creator of the Reverse-Blade Sword: Shakku Arai’s Final Swing Manga Canon 12/02/1997
40 A Killer Without Mercy: Fight to the Death Against the Cho of the Juppongatana Manga Canon 19/02/1997
41 The Ultimate Technique of the Hiten-Mitsurugi Style: Reunion with a Mentor, Seijuro Hiko Manga Canon 26/02/1997
42 The Formation of an Alliance: The Day When Aoshi Joins with Shishio Manga Canon 05/03/1997
43 Between Life and Death: Master the Ultimate Technique, Amakakeru Ryu no Hikameki! Manga Canon 12/03/1997
44 A Decisive Battle Like Violent Waters: The Strongest Troop Juppongatana Manga Canon 19/03/1997
45 As if to Fly: Stop the Launch of the Battleship Purgatory! Manga Canon 16/04/1997
46 Purgatory Bursts into Flames: The Destiny of Makoto Shishio Manga Canon 23/04/1997
47 Crash! The Lethal Punch, Futae no Kiwami: The Fist of Sonosuke Screams! Manga Canon 30/04/1997
48 Reborn to Salvation: The Beginning of Anji’s New Life Manga Canon 14/05/1997
49 The Wolf Destroys the Eye of the Heart: The Fierce Attack of the Zero Stance Gatotsu Manga Canon 28/05/1997
50 The Promised Time Has Come: Aoshi and Kenshin Fight Again Manga Canon 04/06/1997
51 Wake Up Now! Ignore Your Wounds and Fight to the Finish Manga Canon 11/06/1997
52 To Make a Miracle: The Battle at the Aoiya Manga Canon 18/06/1997
53 The Giant Versus Superman: Like an Arrow Shot at a Time of Despair Manga Canon 25/06/1997
54 Hiten versus Shukuchi Manga Canon 02/07/1997
55 The Tragedy of a Stormy Night Manga Canon 09/07/1997
56 A Duel With an Extreme Moment Manga Canon 16/07/1997
57 Two Men at the End of an Era Manga Canon 06/08/1997
58 The Age Chooses Shishio? Manga Canon 13/08/1997
59 Not Out of Luck! Manga Canon 20/08/1997
60 The Man Who is Chosen for Victory Manga Canon 03/09/1997
61 The Juppongatana Who Remain (aka The Choice for Life) Manga Canon 10/09/1997
62 Kyoto, the Engraved Memory Manga Canon 17/09/1997
63 The Legend of the Fireflies Filler 14/10/1997
64 The Birth of Prince Yahiko Filler 28/10/1997
65 Find the Lost Treasure! Filler 04/11/1997
66 Kaoru, Ecstatic Filler 11/11/1997
67 The Gleaming Blade of Legends Filler 18/11/1997
68 The Medallion of Destiny Filler 25/11/1997
69 To the Battlefield of Shimabara Filler 02/12/1997
70 Shock of the Rai Ryu Sen Filler 09/12/1997
71 Kaiou’s Conspiracy Filler 16/12/1997
72 The Days of Remorse Filler 06/01/1998
73 The Sneering Demon Filler 13/01/1998
74 Sanosuke’s Tears Filler 20/01/1998
75 The Last Crusade Filler 27/01/1998
76 Bon Voyage Filler 03/02/1998
77 Himura Dojo in Shimonoseki? Filler 10/02/1998
78 Crush! Filler 17/02/1998
79 Kaishu-Katsu and Kenshin Mixed Canon/Filler 24/02/1998
80 The Unending Revolution Mixed Canon/Filler 03/03/1998
81 Conspiracy of the Beniaoi Mixed Canon/Filler 10/03/1998
82 Kaishu-Katsu’s Determination Mixed Canon/Filler 14/04/1998
83 Yutaro Returns Filler 21/04/1998
84 The Sanada Ninja Squad Filler 05/05/1998
85 A Straying Journey Filler 19/05/1998
86 A Heatwave from Beneath the Earth Filler 26/05/1998
87 Schneider’s Bet Filler 02/06/1998
88 The Two Guides Filler 09/06/1998
89 To My Angel Misao Filler 16/06/1998
90 Feng Shui Surprise Attack! Filler 23/06/1998
91 The Magic of Feng Shui Filler 21/07/1998
92 Tokyo Under Martial Law Filler 04/08/1998
93 The Enemy Awaits in Senjogahara Filler 18/08/1998
94 The Elegy of Wind and Water Filler 08/09/1998
95 The Man of the Slashing Sword Manga Canon 20/02/1999
96 The Lost Cat Manga Canon 21/04/1999
97 The Previous Night at the Mountain Home Manga Canon 19/06/1999
98 The Cross-Shaped Wound Manga Canon 22/11/1999
99 After So Many Years Have Lapsed, Part 1 Filler 03/12/2001
100 After So Many Years Have Lapsed, Part 2 Filler 20/03/2002