Upcoming webdrama Gintama 2: Yonimo Kimyou na Gintama-chan has announced that popular voice actress Kugimiya Rie, who plays Kagura in the original anime, will be joining the cast in an unannounced role.
Kugimiya is not the only Gintama voice talent to appear in the drama, with Tachiki Fumihiko set to play Hasegawa Taizou (otherwise known as MADAO). The cast also includes actress Yamamoto Mizuki and Yamoto Yuma in cameo roles as Maetel and Tetsurou, the protagonists of Matsumoto Leiji’s Galaxy Express 999.
Gintama 2: Yonimo Kimyou na Gintama-chan is the second season of the webdrama spinoff to the live action Gintama movies. The drama will consist of three episodes, the first titled Nemurenai Aru, focussing on Kagura (Hashimoto Kanna) and Gintoki (Oguri Shun), the second Hijkata Kinen, starring “Demon Vice Commander” Hijikata Toushirou, and the third Ikutsu ni Nattemo Haisha wa Iya, featuring Gintoki and Hijikata’s visit to the dentist.
Gintama 2: Yonimo Kimyou na Gintama-chan will be streamed online via dTV from Aug. 18.
(C)Sorachi Hideaki/ Shueisha (C)2018 Gintama 2 Production Committee (C)2018 Avex Broadcasting & Communications
Adapted with permission from Anime!Anime!