Live-Action Gintama 2 Film's Trailer Previews Theme Song
posted on 2018-07-12 23:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for Gintama 2: Okite wa Yaburu Tame ni Koso Aru (The Law is Surely There to be Broken), the second live-action film based on Hideaki Sorachi's Gintama manga, began streaming a trailer for the film on Friday. The trailer previews the film's theme song "Daifuseikai" by back number.
The film opens in Japan on August 17. The story will cover both the "Shinsengumi Crisis" and the "Shogun Reception" arcs, the latter of which features the introduction of the Shogun.
The film stars (from left to right in top row in picture below): Shun Oguri as Gintoki Sakata, Masaki Suda as Shinpachi Shimura, and Kanna Hashimoto as Kagura, as well as (bottom row) Masami Nagasawa as Tae Shimura and Masaki Okada as Kotarō Katsura. The character Elizabeth (bottom row right) is also returning, but the film's website has not specified if Takayuki Yamada is returning for the role.
Other cast members include:
Haruma Miura as Kamotaro Ito
Masataka Kubota as Bansai Kawakami
Shinichi Tsutsumi as Katakuriko Matsudaira
Ryo Katsuji as the Shogun
Natsuna Watanabe as Ayame Sarutobi
Returning from the first live-action show are Shun Oguri as Gintoki Sakata, Kankurō Nakamura as Isao Kondou, Yuuya Yagira as Toushirou Hijikata, and Ryō Yoshizawa as Sougo Okita. Joining them in the second live-action show is Kanna Hashimoto as Kagura. Voice actor Fumihiko Tachiki will reprise his role as Taizō Hasegawa (Madao) for the show. The show will premiere on August 18 on Docomo's dTV streaming service, and will have three episodes.