The official website for the Gintama live-action film teased a video for its upcoming sequel with the working title Gintama 2. The film will launch in Japan on August 17, 2018. Shun Oguri, Masaki Suda, and Kanna Hashimoto will reprise their roles as Gintoki Sakata, Shinpachi Shimura, and Kagura.
The first Gintama live-action film opened in Japan in July 2017. The film earned around 8.9 million U.S dollars in four days. It inspired a live-action net show on Docomo’s dTV streaming service. The film made its way to the United States and Canada on January 19, 2018.