This week's recipe from Gintama brings back all kinds of memories- memories of my brilliant youth-time in the school cafeteria, memories of blatantly ignoring all of my college finals as a freshman, and, best of all, memories of how good strawberries and milk are togther. This recipe is incredibly simple and extremely gorgeous! Click through to learn how to make it.
Many fans worry that the essential spirit of a manga or anime may be lost when adapted into a live-action medium, but according to actress Kanna Hashimoto, at least one element of the upcoming live-action Gintama film remains true to the source: Kagura projectile vomiting. Hit the jump to learn more.
Eight additional actors have joined Shun Oguri for the cast of the upcoming live-action Gintama film, based on Hideaki Sorachi's comedic action manga that pits samurai vs. aliens in Edo period Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Visitors to Toei Kyoto Studio Park - a theme park in Kyoto associated with Toei Studios which features sets that are often used in the creation of Edo era samurai films - recently got a sneak peek at one of the sets for the live-action Gintama film that is currently in development: the store-front of "Odd Jobs Gin-chan". Hit the jump to learn more.
An early look at next week's issue of Weekly Shonen Jump has revealed that Gintama chapter 595 has declared that the story is entering into its final arc. In December, anime cast member Rie Kugimiya read a message from author Hideaki Sorachi about wrapping up the manga, and the subject was brough up again when the anime wrapped up its latest run in March. More after the jump.
Crunchyroll made a big announcement at Anime Expo today. In addition to the reveal of some new anime licenses, the streaming service announced plans to bring some of its current anime lineup and other surprises to the physical realm of Blu-ray and DVD. Hit the jump for more.
Looks like those rumors of a live-action taken on alt-history, sci-fi, action-comedy Gintama have proven to be correct. Not just that an adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's manga was in development, but also that Shun Oguri (star of live-action adaptations of TerraFormars, Lupin III, Crows and Hana Yuri Dango) will lead as curly haired samura Gintoki Sakata. More after the jump.