Gintama's 2nd Monster Strike Collab Adds 10-Minute Anime Promo
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Gintama's second animated collaboration with the hit smartphone game Monster Strike will launch on September 2 and the staff have already rolled out an animated ad and more details on the campaign's original story. However, the video is region-locked on Monster Strike's official YouTube channel.
The 10-minute animated ad reunited the staff of the anime series at Bandai Namco Pictures.The cast also returned for the ad including Tomokazu Sugita as Gintoki, Daisuke Sakaguchi as Shinpachi Shimura, and Rie Kugimiya as Kagura. Monster Strike characters Oragon (Jun Fukuyama), Alice (Haruka Watanabe), and Pandora (Yui Ogura) also made appearances in the video.
The ad was introduced as "Part 1" and the second animated ad is slated to premiere on September 4.
The campaign is collecting comments on the animated ad via the official Twitter account @monst_campaign. Participants have a chance to win unique prizes like an Elizabeth or Sadaharu fan, towels, and smartphone cases. The XFLAG stores in Shibuya, Haneda, and Shinsaibashi will sell collaboration goods until September 23.
The in-game event includes appearances by Gintama characters Princess Bubbles and Isao Kondo, Tōshirō Hijikata and Sōgo Okita, Shinsuke Takasugi and the Kiheitai, and Taizō Hasegawa.
Source: Comic Natalie