If you haven’t heard the news, the Gintama live action film is getting a sequel. The news comes from the official website; along with the announcement comes a brand new trailer for the upcoming film, that you can look at below.

Here’s the Gintama sequel trailer:

At this time the film doesn’t have an official name, and is being called Gintama 2. The film is slated to release in Japan on August 17th. The first movie opened up in the Japan grossing 980 million yen (US 8.9 million dollars).

.If you haven’t heard of Gintama before, here is a brief explanation from Viz media:

“The samurai didn’t stand a chance. First, the aliens invaded Japan. Next, they took all the jobs. And then they confiscated everyone’s swords. So what does a hotheaded former samurai like Gintoki “Gin” Sakata do to make ends meet? Take any odd job that comes his way, even if it means losing his dignity.”

If you’re interested in checking the series out please visit Crunchryoll or Funimation.

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