Masaki Suda, Kanna Hashimoto, Masami Nagasawa and more join Shun Oguri in the 2017 film.
The staff for the live-action film of Hideaki Sorachi’s Gintama manga revealed the main cast on Thursday. The cast, including previously announced lead actor Shun Oguri, stars:
Shun Oguri as Gintoki Sakata, the protagonist who runs the Yorozuya shop
Masaki Suda as Shinpachi Shimura, who works at Yorozuya
Kanna Hashimoto as Kagura, another Yorozuya employee
Other cast are as follows:
Masami Nagasawa as Tae Shimura, a physically strong girl and sister of Shinpachi
Masaki Okada as Kotaro Katsura, Gintoki’s longtime sworn friend
Tsuyoshi Muro as Gengai Hiraga, the properietor of Karakuri-dō
Yuuya Yagira as Toshiro Hijikata, a Shinsengumi member who is most popular with girls
Ryo Yoshizawa as Sougo Okita,a sharp-tounged Shinsengumi member
Kankurō Nakamura VI as Isao Kondo, a Shinsengumi commander
The film opens in Japan in 2017. Yūichi Fukuda (live-action HK/Hentai Kamen, Mr. Nietzsche in the Convenience Store) is directing the film, as well as penning the script.