“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




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.