Thursday, April 20, 2017

UVERworld to sing the theme song for new movie "Gintama"

Rock band UVERworld will be singing the theme song for new movie "Gintama" starring Oguri Shun. The song titled "DECIDED" was specially written by the vocalist TAKUYA for this movie and he commented that they are very honoured to be able to sing the theme song for the film which boasts of a star-studded cast and is based on a popular manga well-known internationally.

"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.


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