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Cast for Live Action Gintama Adaptation Announced


Cast for Live Action Gintama Adaptation Announced


The cast for the upcoming live action adaptation of the popular Gintama series has been revealed

Gintama ( 銀魂) is a popular manga series centered around an alternate version of Edo era Japan. Aliens known as Amanto invade and take over, turning the Shogunate into a puppet government. The story focuses around a group of heroes who perform odd jobs and lead by the eccentric samurai, Gintoki Sakata. 

The cast includes Shun Oguri (Nobunaga Concerto) as Gintoki Sakata; Masaki Suda (Kamen Rider W‘s Phillip) as Shinpachi Shimura, Gintoki’s apprentice; Kanna Hasimoto (Assassination Classroom: Graduation) as the alien teenager Kagura; and Ryo Yoshizawa (Kamen Rider Fourze‘s Kamen Rider Meteor) as Sougo Okita a member of the police force.


The Gintama movie will air in 2017. The original manga was published in North America by Viz Media

Source: Anime News Network 

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