Gintama 2: live-action confirms the return of more cast


The official website of the real image films that adapt the manga Gintama by Hideaki Sorachi has shown a new promotional image of the second film, Gintama 2, in which we can see new actors returning from the first installment. Masami Nagasawa will return as Tae Shimura, while Masaki Okada will be Kotaro Katsura again. Elizabeth also returns as a character, but it is not confirmed if Takayuki Yamada will give her life.


Previously it had been confirmed that Shun Oguri, Masaki Suda and Kanna Hashimoto will return from the first film to resume their respective roles as Gintoki Sakata, Shinpachi Shimura and Kagura. He has also confirmed the return of actor Jiro Sato, although in a different role after having been Takechi Henpeita in the first film.

Gintama 2 will premiere on August 17 in Japanese cinemas and aims to surpass the figures of the first installment, released in July 2017 in Japan and managed to raise 980 million yen in just four days.