It focuses on Gintoki Sakata, a samurai who fought valiantly in the war to keep the Amanto out of Japan but ultimately failed. It’ll give you warm fuzzy feelings like hot chocolate or coffee (whatever your preference) and if you let yourself get swept along for the ride, I guarantee you’ll leave the theatre (or your living room!) 3 of 3 episodes seen . When I sat down to watch and review the live-action adaptation, I did so with only the most basic understanding of what I was getting myself into (honestly, I just read that it had samurai in it and said, Sure, I’ll watch that). "The Gintama Live-Action film is as fun as it is faithful" --AnimeNow About the Actor Shun Oguri known for Crows Zero (2007), Harlock: Space Pirate (2013), and Lupin the 3rd (2014). While sadly, the movie didn’t have any english subtitles (it would have been extremely weird if there was) I could still understand about half of what was said (go me and two years of Japanese classes!) Thanks to stellar direction, choreography, and special effects, action scenes are full of weight and exhilaration (this, I am also pleased with the movie’s casting and performances. Thanks to stellar direction, choreography, and special effects, action scenes are full of weight and exhilaration (this is an action movie, after all), and in some cases even surpass their animated counterparts. Lets get this straight, 1. My feelings about the unevenness of the GinTakaZura relationship aside, the Gintama live action movie is a must-see for Gintama fans. With MyAnimeList, the largest online anime and manga database in the world, you can create your anime and manga list, read reviews, explore the forums, follow news, and so much more! Also, the actor playing Hijikata Toushiro is a bit too young and doesn't feel battle hardened enough. He misses the mark of this mysterious character by a mile. The story was okay and entertaining and the characters interesting and likable. Like last time, a few comedic stories start the movie to show off classic Gintama wackiness before the big action-filled plot kicks in. It is a brilliant movie that captures all of the neat things that are Japanese but manages to preserve them in the translation. But without further ado, let’s dig into the movie. And for a live-action adaptation of such strange source material to work, I think the only way is to embrace that weirdness, which incidentally was the treatment given to the first adaptation. Review: Gintama (Live Action) The difference between godly live action adaptations and awful ones is paper thin. If you’re a casual fan, I’d still say this movie is more than worth your time as long as you are past the Benizakura arc in the manga or anime. Surprising for a live action adaptation to be this amazing Review by nylietown666 ★½ prettyyy badddd but i watched the whole thing. Completed 0. It is often difficult to capture the essence of Japanese humour when it is interpreted into English as the basis of our humour is different. Decent plot and great acting, very fitting for the genre (whatever the genre may be). and i'll probably watch the sequel. Visual fun, meta jokes for creative types, social critique that doesn't take itself too seriously, all sorts of good stuff on many layers. As far as handling the main narrative of the arc goes, there are very few changes made as I said. This movie, as you probably already know, is mainly an adaptation of the Benizakura arc. Basically I wanted to try this live action version out because Joey (The Anime Man) recently mentioned this on the 8th episode of the Trash Taste Podcast. It was released on July 14, 2017 in Japan by Warner Bros. Pictures. Namun Berbeda untuk Live action Gintama ini, menurut saya sangat baik dikemasnya (*bicara Gintama … To be honest, I don’t like live action movies so much especially from anime or manga. And this is not to knock the movie’s sense of humor, either. I am also pleased with the movie’s casting and performances. I knew nothing of the Gintama universe when I came across this movie for the first time. So I thought, "What the heck, I'll give it a try.". Wretchedly Adulterated Anime Live-Action Adaptations, My Favorite Non-Superhero comic book films. But this live action adaptation does the anime justice. In this movie, the story ends instead with Gintoki fighting main villain Shinsuke Takasugi one-on-one. This live action adaptation could portray the world of Edo (Tokyo in modern day Japan) and the anime’s popular cast of characters. Feb 11, 2019. 0. I caught this movie on a flight from the UK to Hong Kong. I would rather categorize the movie as steampunk comedy. Let us know in the comments what arc you want to receive the live action treatment next. 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