Gintama 2 Live-Action Film Crosses 3 Billion Yen Mark in Japan

dTV's web drama series has also been viewed more than 20 million times

The sequel's box office momentum in Japan is still strong. The official Twitter for Gintama 2: Okite wa Yaburu tame ni koso Aru (The Rule is surely there to be broken) announced today that it had earned a gigantic three billion yen from its domestic run and that the current total ticket sales of the two films had surpassed 5.2 million. It is expected to reach the first film's total box office gross of 3.84 billion yen by the end of this month.



A new behind-the-scenes clip "Words from the actors"



Meanwhile, the second web drama Gintama 2 - Yo nimo Kimyouna Gintama-chan (The Strange and

Unusual Gintama-chan) has become the most viewed drama on its platform, NTT DoCoMo's online

video streaming service dTV, surpassing the previous record held by the first web drama Gintama

Mitsuba-hen (Mitsuba chapter) last summer. A total viewing number of the two series has reached

20 million. 


  • Episode 1 "Nemurenaiaru-hen" - 5.6 million 
  • Episode 2 "Hijikata Kin'en-hen" - 2.65 million 
  • Episode 3 "Ikutsu ni Nattemo Haisha wa Iya-hen" 1.3 million 
  • Dragon Ball parody trailer - 3.55 million 
  • Mitsuba-nen: episode 1 - 7.25 million 



The 1st episode's five-minute prologue



Dragon Ball parody trailer



Source: "Gintama 2" official Twitter, Cinema Today



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(C)2017 Movie "Gintama" Production Committee



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