Live-Action "Gintama" Adaptation Set To Be Confirmed

True to rumors, Shun Oguri leads film with Yuichi Fukuda directing

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 samurai Gintoki Sakata. 


Yuichi Fukuda, director of the live-action adaptation of Jump series Hentai Kamen, will helm the film.


News is revealed in next week's Shonen Jump issue 31, which also has Gintama on its cover.





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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime. 

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