Live-action Gintama movie opens on August 30 in the Philippines

Philippine film distributor Pioneer Films has announced on Tuesday that the live-action Gintama movie will premiere in Philippine theaters on August 30.

Viewer’s Choice Philippines has previously teased the movie release in the country last month.


Based on the popular manga series of the same name by Hideaki Sorachi, the live-action film opened in Japanese theaters last July 14.

Japanese actor Shun Oguri plays the protagonist Gintoki Sakata, who run the Yorozuya shop. Yuichi Fukuda from the live-action Hentai Kamen film directed the movie.

UVERworld performed the film’s theme song titled Decided.