“Gintama” Cast Puts On Classic Cosplay For Kyoto Collaboration

Toei Kyoto Studio Park features sets for the studio’s period pieces, most famously Mito Kimon, a long running drama (1969-2011) about former vice-shogun Tokugawa Mitsukuni traveling the country is disguise, solving problems. With the live-action Gintama movie coming in 2018, this summer, it’s also the home of Gintoki Sakata’s Yorozuya/Odd Jods business. 

 

The Gintama-related tourist attractions extend elsehwere in the historical captical with a Gintama Kyoto Bururun Taizaiki promotion running May 27th-July 6 and July 8-September with displays, stamp rallies and more at the Toei Kyoto Studio Park and Keifuku Electric Railroad Arashiyama Line.

For the tie-in visual, Gin takes on the role of Mito Kimon’s Mitsuemon, the supposed retired sweets merchant, while Kagura and Shinpachi are his samurai retainers, Suke-san and Kaku-san.

 

 

 

Katsura and Elizabeth take on the roles of courtesans

 

 

Toshiro Hijikata is, well… a Shinsengumi samurai…

 

 

The Toei Kyoto Studio Park’s set

 

SD art

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.