Looks like more cast members from the original Gintama live-action movie are returning for Gintama 2. This time, the staff have announced that Masami Nagasawa is reurning as Tae Shimura, while Masaki Okada returns as Zura… I mean Kotarou Katsura. They also confirmed that Elizabeth is also returning, but didn’t reveal if Takayuki Yamada is reprising the role.

Aside from the three returning cast members, the movie’s official twitter page also revealed a new addition. This time, Tsuyoshi Muro is returning to play Gengai Hiraga.

They will be joining Shun Oguri (Gintoki Sakata), Masaki Suda (Shinpachi Shimura), and Kanna Hashimoto (Kagura) for the movie.  They also previously confirmed that director and screenwriter, Yuichi Fukuda is also returning to direct the movie. It will be premiering in Japan on August 17, 2018.

Previously, the staff also confirmed that actor Jiro Sato is returning to star in the movie, but didn’t reveal his new role. In the first movie, he played Hanpei Takechi, the perverted samurai. Expect the staff to reveal more details about Gintama 2’s other characters in the days to come.

The first film premiered in July of last year, and it earned 980 million yen in just its first four days, topping the Japanese box office. Previously, the staff also confirmed that actor Jiro Sato is returning to star in the movie, but didn’t reveal his new role. Expect the staff to reveal more details about Gintama 2’s other characters in the days to come.

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