Ishin Shishi e no Requiem (Japanese title: ―維新志士への鎮魂歌) is an anime movie based on the Rurouni Kenshin series. It was released in Japan on December 20, 1997, and was later distributed internationally by ADV Films under the title Samurai X: The Motion Picture.
The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Takimi Shigure watched his friends and family get cut down in the name of freedom and prosperity. Now he and a band of desperate rebels have sworn to settle one final score. Only one man stands in their way: Himura Kenshin. But when Shigure discovers Kenshin's true identity as the Hitokiri Battōsai, his fight becomes a personal vendetta.