The comedy-centric new live-action spin-off will start streaming on 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 30-second new trailer that includes many parodies inspired by Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball series and its characters. As with the previous one, the clip is narrated by Fumihiko Tachiki, in voice imitation of Son Goku this time.
You can also find 26-year-old actress Mizuki Yamamoto as Maetel, the main heroine of Leiji Yamamoto's long-running space adventure manga Galaxy Express 999, alongside 27-year-old Yuma Yamoto (Yusei Nishida in Chihayafuru) as the protagonist Tetsuro Hoshino.
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)
Source: Avex Broadcasting & Communications Inc. press release
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