Any fans of Gintama here? If so, you would be happy to know that, next year, a live-action movie based on the popular manga and anime is set to hit Japanese movie theaters!



Gintama (meaning “Silver Soul”) is based on a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi for Shōnen Jump. It follows the story of Gintoki Sakata who works as a freelancer alongside his friends, Shinpachi Shimura and Kagura, in a post alien-conquered setting in Edo, Japan.

Take a first look at the movie’s cast below!


Shun Oguri, who also played Lupin the 3rd in a previous live-action adaptation, gives life to the titular character Gintoki Sakata.



Shinpachi Shimura, the samurai-in-training is played by actor Masaki Suda.



Lastly, you might recognize actress and idol singer Kanna Hashimoto as the main female protagonist Kagura.

The movie will be out Summer 2017 in Japan.


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