According to comment made by official Facebook page yesterday, film distributor Warner Brother Philippines has revealed the they have no rights to release Rurouni Kenshin live action film here in the Philippines.
Response was made due to numerous request of Philippine fans to release the said film in the country.
. . .to the numerous folks asking. We just learned this morning that we do not have rights to release Rurouni Kenshin here in the Philippines. – Warner Bros Philippines Facebook page
Known as Samurai X in the Philippines, anime adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki manga first aired in the country in 1998 on Studio 23 while tagalized version of the anime aired in 1999 on ABS-CBN.
Live-action film premiered last August 25 in Japanese theaters and it was confirmed that film is ready for international release.