Shun Oguri (right) plays the samurai Gintoki Sakata in the live-action adaptation of Gintama (Category IIA, Japanese), directed by Yuichi Fukuda.
Shun Oguri (right) plays the samurai Gintoki Sakata in the live-action adaptation of Gintama (Category IIA, Japanese), directed by Yuichi Fukuda.

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Film review: Gintama – live-action take on Hideaki Sorachi’s manga is exhausting and impenetrable for all but fans

Big-screen adaptation of bestselling manga is a relentless sugar rush of visual stimuli but it might feel flat and boring to the uninitiated

Shun Oguri (right) plays the samurai Gintoki Sakata in the live-action adaptation of Gintama (Category IIA, Japanese), directed by Yuichi Fukuda.
Shun Oguri (right) plays the samurai Gintoki Sakata in the live-action adaptation of Gintama (Category IIA, Japanese), directed by Yuichi Fukuda.
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