The Gintama live action movie trailer is finally here. The official website for the much anticipated film of Hideaki Sorachi’s Gintama manga began streaming a teaser trailer on Thursday. The trailer provides first glimpse of the film?s full cast line and their anime counterparts.
The Gintama live action movie is under the direction of Y?ichi Fukuda. Y?ichi Fukuda is popularly known for his previous works. These include live-action HK/Hentai Kamen, Mr. Nietzsche in the Convenience Store. Fukuda also penned the script for the live action film.
Gintama Live Action Movie Cast
Fukuda announced in September that that filming with Gintoki’s actor Shun Oguri has wrapped up. Aside from Oguri, other cast members include Shun Oguri as Gintoki Sakata. He is one of the lead protagonists in the film. He runs the Yorozuya shop.
Masaki Suda is also part of the cast. He plays Shinpachi Shimura. Shimura works at Yorozuya. Another Yorozuya employee is named Kagura. The said role is portrayed by Kanna Hashimoto.
Masami Nagasawa is also part of the Gintama live action movie. She stars as Tae Shimura. Tae Shimura is the sister of Shinpachi. She is described as a physically strong girl. Masaki Okada plays the role of Kotaro Katsura. He is Gintoki’s longtime friend.
Moreover, Tsuyoshi Muro is part of the cast as Gengai Hiraga. His role was said to be the proprietor of Karakuri-d?. Yuuya Yagira?s character is expected to be the heartthrob in the film. The name of his character is Toshiro Hijikata. Toshiro Hijikata is a member of the Shinsengumi. All the girls know him.
The Gintama manga started in 2004. Since then, it was ranked among the top-selling manga series in Japan. It has over 50 million copies in print in its home country. The first 23 volumes were published in English by Viz Media.