"Gintama" is based on the same-titled manga by Sorachi Hideaki which has been serialised since 2004 and has sold more than 51 million copies to date and had an anime series and 2 anime movies released in 2010 and 2013 to date. The story is set in a parallel world at Edo where aliens from space called Amanto have conquered Earth. Oguri's character Sakata Gintoki works as a freelancer who still believes in honouring the samurai spirit despite the waning influence of the samurais and the story talks about his adventures with his friends. Co-stars include Suda Masaki, Hashimoto Kanna, Nagasawa Masami, Yagira Yuuya, Nakamura Kankuro and Domoto Tsuyoshi. The movie will be shown in cinemas from 14 July.