An early look at next week's issue 42 of Shonen Jump has revealed that the teased announcement concerning Gintama certainly was big, but maybe they were being facetious when they hyped it as more surprising than the live-action movie. The expected/hoped for next TV anime is in fact on its way. More after the jump.
It looks like the upcoming live-action Gintama film may have a bit of a dark edge to it, because a sextet of new cast members have been announced, and each one plays a character from the "Benizakura Arc". Hit the jump to learn more.
The third Monday in September is Respect for the Aged Day in Japan, and part of the country's "Happy Monday System" of three day weekends. So, the next issue of Shonen Jump will be released this Saturday. The issue is set to feature a cover celebrating the conclusion of long running KochiKame. An early look has revealed that it also features a teaser for a major Gintama announcement.
You might have noticed from the various Japanese polls that the ladies love Gintama. And, the Bandai/MegaHouse G.EM. figure series is ostensibly targeting a female audience. So, G.EM. has shown Gintama plenty of love of the years, starting in 2009. The 7th anniversary of this relationship is being celebrated by the latest in a series of elections in which fans will be able to select the next figure. More after the jump.
Four days after Shun Oguri (as Gintoki Sakata) wrapped up shooting all of his scenes, the official Twitter for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga Gintama officially announced the finish of filming last night, and posted a photo of the manga author who visited a set. Hit the jump for more.
Shun Oguri (Gintoki Sakata), Masaki Suda (Shinpachi Shimura) and Kanna Hashimoto (Kagura), the three main cast of the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga Gintama have reported on Twitter that they have already finished filming their scenes. The filming has lasted two months since July. Hit the jump for more.