Gintama Live Action Movie – This year’s 31st issue of Shueisha’s weekly shounen jump magazine announced that Sorachi Hideki’s Gintama Manga will get live action movie adaption next year i.e in 2017. The previous issues of the magazine hinted at the announcement on July 4 and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is registered as the owner of the domain name known as “Gintama-Film.com,” which has been changed to “warnerbros.co.jp” Today we got more information on this news which reveals the main cast for the movie.
Gintama Live Action Movie Main Cast
- Oguri Shun as Sakata Gintoki
- Suda Masaki as Shimura Shinpachi
- Hashimoto Kanna as Kagura
- Nagasawa Masami as Shimura Tae
- Okada Masaki as Katsura Kotaro
- Muro Tsuyoshi as Gengai Hiraga
- Yagira Yuuya as Hijikata Toshiro
- Yoshizawa Ryo as Okita Shogo
- Nakamura Kankurou as Kondo Isao
The film opens in Japan 2017, Fukada Yuuichi is directing the film and he is also writing the script. He previously worked on the live action of H/K Kamen and Mr. Nietzsche in the Convenience Store.
Sorachi began the Gintama Manga in the year 2004 and still now it continues to be ranked in the top selling manga. The Manga has inspired two television anime series. The manga entered its final arc on July 11 and till now it has sold more then 50 million copies in Japan. Viz Media published first 23 volumes in English and on August 4 i.e today, Shueisha published the 65th volume of Manga.
The manga also inspired two Anime Films first one is Gintama – Shinyaku Benizakura-Hen and the second one is Gintama – Kanketsu-hen – Yorozuya yo Eien Nare and various OVA episodes and event anime.
Personally we liked the choice of the main cast of the Gintama film and we don’t have any problem. I think the characters and the cast are well suited. Anyways do tell me what do you think about this cast selection via comment, i would definitely like to hear your views on it.