Three-episode spin-off will start streaming on dTV from August 18
The official website for Gintama 2 - Yo nimo Kimyouna Gintama-chan (The Strange and Unusual Gintama-chan), the second original web drama based on Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga series, posted a main visual and a 30-second trailer featuring its theme song "one more purple funk... -Koumei katana-" performed by Tsuyoshi Doumoto (Shinsuke Takasugi)'s musical project ENDRECHERI.
In addition to 26-year-old actress Mizuki Yamamoto as the main heroine Maetel, 27-year-old Yuma Yamoto (Yusei Nishida in Chihayafuru) is confirmed to appear as Tetsuro Hoshino, the protagonist of Leiji Yamamoto's long-running space adventure manga Galaxy Express 999.
Following the first web drama based on the manga's "Mitsuba Arc" last year, the second web drama
consisting of three comedy episodes will start streaming on NTT DoCoMo's online video streaming
service dTV from August 18.
- August 18: Episode 1 "Nemurenai-aru-hen" (I can't sleep/based om the manga's 237th chapter)
- August 25: Episode 2 "Hijikata Kin'en-hen" (Hijikata Quits Smoking/202nd chapter)
- September 1: Episode 3 "Ikutsu ni Nattemo Haisha wa Iya-hen" (No matter how old I get, I still hate dentists/263rd chapter)
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