Previously, Encore Films had teased some hints that the live action films of Gintama and Tokyo Ghoul will be brought to Indonesia. Later, Encore Films confirmed through its Facebook account that there will be at least three Japanese films to be shown at Indonesian theatres in 2017, which includes Gintama, Tokyo Ghoul, and Let’s Go, Jets!.
Detailed information regarding the exact premier dates and the cinemas that will show the films have yet to be revealed.
Gintama is adapted from the manga of the same name that debuted in 2004, and since then has been adapted into an anime in 2006. Aside from the anime, this manga has been adapted into a film twice: Gintama: Shinyaku Benizakura-hen (2010) and Gekijoban Gintama Kanketsu-hen: Yorozuya yo Eien Nare (2013). The first season of the anime has been aired in Indonesian private TV station Indosiar in 2011.
Tokyo Ghoul is a manga series by Sui Ishida. It follows a boy named Ken Kaneki who witnessed a killing by man-eating creatures called ghouls. The manga had been adapted into two seasons of anime. The first season was aired in summer 2014 while the second season was aired in early 2015. It has also been adapted into a game. The manga is published in Indonesia by m&c.
Let’s Go, Jets! follows a cheerleader club in a Japanese high school that participates in a cheerleading tournament in the US. It’s adapted from the experience of the cheerleading team “JETS” from Fukui high school which won a cheerleading competition in the US in 2009.
The Indonesian Anime Times