"Like the Wind")[70] and the ending was changed to Vijandeux's "WAVE". [97] Sentai Filmworks released the film in both DVD and Blu-ray format in North America on May 29, 2012 as Gintama: The Motion Picture. "Grade 3 Class Z Ginpachi-sensei"). Over time, Takasugi gains allies, including Kagura's brother Kamui, and the elite fighting unit Mimawarigumi to prepare for his large scale coup d'état. [93][94] One of the TV commercials of the film teases that the "true last scene" of the anime is in the film. [10] Besides the series' comedy, the aliens' invasion of Japan brings several social issues between them and the humans with the most recurring one being the lack of social equality. The story is set in an alternate-history late-Edo period, where humanity is attacked by aliens called "Amanto" (天人, "Sky People"). This was followed by a full 367-episode anime television series, which debuted in April 2006 on TV Tokyo, and finished in October 2018. [134] It was followed by Official Animation Guide Gintama Anime Paraparakan (オフィシャルアニメーションガイド 銀魂あにめパラパラ館) on April 5, 2011. All samurais have been disarmed and reduced to temp workers with no skills who just try to make ends meet. It was published on April 4, 2008 to celebrate the airing of the anime's 100th episode. [160] DVD sales of the series have also been featured in the Japanese anime DVD ranking various times,[161][162] while the third DVD of season 3 ranked ninth in the Japanese Amazon.com Top Ten of best sellers DVDs during 2008. Michael Aronson from Manga Life concluded his review of the manga by saying that "The potential is there, but the execution is struggling" as still he liked the comedy from the story. #01: "Pray" by Tommy heavenly6 (eps 1-24), #02: "Tooi Nioi (遠い匂い)" by YO-KING (eps 25-49), #03: "Giniro no Sora (銀色の空)" by redballoon (eps 50-75), #04: "Kasanaru Kage (かさなる影)" by Hearts Grow (eps 76-99), #06: "Anata MAGIC (アナタMAGIC)" by monobright (eps 126-150), #07: "Stairway Generation" by Base Ball Bear (eps 151-176), #08: "Light Infection" by Prague (eps 177-201), #R1: "Bakuchi Dancer (バクチ・ダンサー)" by DOES (Yorinuki Gintama-san eps 1-9), #R2: "Kaze no Gotoku (風のごとく)" by Inoue Joe (Yorinuki Gintama-san eps 10-26), #R3: "Kanousei Girl (可能性ガール)" by Chiaki Kuriyama (Yorinuki Gintama-san eps 27-39), #R4: "Katoniago (カートニアゴ )" by FLiP (Yorinuki Gintama-san eps 40-51), #01: "Fuusen Gum" by Captain Straydum (eps 1-13), #02: "MR.RAINDROP" by amplified (eps 14-24), #03: "Yuki no Tsubasa" by redballoon (eps 25-37), #04: "Candy Line" by Hitomi Takahashi (eps 38-49), #08: "Speed of Flow" by The Rodeo Carburettor (eps 88-99), #09: "Sanagi" by POSSIBILITY (eps 100-112), #10: "This World is yours" by plingmin (eps 113-125), #11: "Ai, Ai, Ai" by GHOSTNOTE (eps 126-138), #13: "Asa Answer" by PENGIN (eps 151-163), #14: "Wo Ai Ni" by Hitomi Takahashi feat. [144] It also hit number 5 in Japan in the most sold manga in the first half of 2009 list, selling over 2.7 million volumes from November 17, 2008 to May 17, 2009.

Alongside new episodes each week, Crunchyroll also uploads episodes from the beginning of the series.
There have been various guidebooks for the Gin Tama manga and its anime. [156] The same achievement was made by the third novel during 2008. "Silver Soul") is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi. and wacky universe, along with the colorful and unpredictable cast. Crunchyroll would stream English-subtitled episodes for free one week after they had aired in Japan. [27][28] It ran in three consecutive issues from December 28, 2018 to February 22, 2019. On October 18, 2018 in the Japanese version and followup on July 22, 2020 including all other regional versions of the game, Gintama crossed over with The King of Fighters All Star, a mobile beat'em up spinoff of The King of Fighters. Shinji Takamatsu claimed the TV series "is absolutely not over. [175] The series has been noted for its ability to shift between comedy and drama without a loss of quality.[176]. 3. The School Idol Movie Over the Rainbow, City Hunter the Movie: Shinjuku Private Eyes, Gundam Reconguista in G: Ike! [86], Sunrise announced that the final arc of the manga would be adapted into an anime series and began airing on January 7, 2018, spanning 12 episodes and running until March 25. A psychic middle school boy tries to live a normal life and keep his growing powers under control, even though he constantly gets into trouble. It features characters files, an interview with Hideaki Sorachi and original character stickers. In March 2010, Yoichi Fujita hinted the anime would continue once the staff get enough material to work on it. Music Awards - The Show Where Everyone Gets an Award! [49] On September 30, 2009, a DVD named Gintama Jump Anime Tour 2008 & 2005 was published by Aniplex. Support Accompanying him in his jack-of-all-trades line of work are Shinpachi Shimura, a boy with glasses and a strong heart, Kagura with her umbrella and seemingly bottomless stomach, as well as Sadaharu, their oversized pet dog. [163] In August 2008, TV Tokyo announced that Gin Tama and Naruto "contributed to robust sales of overseas rights in the last fiscal year which ended in March. [32] The new chapter was published on May 13, 2019. He figures out what to write by staying in his room or going for a walk. MyAnimeList.net is a property of MyAnimeList Co.,Ltd. Sengoku Planet Ran Big Battle!!
Carlo Santos from Anime News Network found the manga to be a "one-of-a-kind comedy" praising the characters' personalities and gags. Gin Tama (Japanese: 銀魂, Hepburn: Gintama, lit. By the second year and beyond, he became more daring in his stories and concepts, creating longer storylines that included more drama while keeping his sense of humor and satirization of modern Japan by way of his fictionalized past.

[75] The episode released on September 26, 2011 contains Sket Dance as a crossover special. "Fullspeed Dancer") and "Bokutachi no Kisetsu" (僕たちの季節, lit. This guidebook features commentaries by the Japanese voice actors and the cast from the series. Kabuki-cho Gitama Daisōdatsusen!!). Pictures.[3]. [11] As a result, one of the main themes involves society trying to preserve their own way of living rather than fulfilling a dream like in other shōnen series. Hijinks ensue as this group and the people around them get into shenanigans. [61] On January 8, 2009, Crunchyroll uploaded their first episode (episode 129) to the service. and Gintama: Gintoki vs. [154][155], The first Gin Tama light novel became the top-selling novel from Japan during 2006. Hideaki Sorachi's main focus in Gin Tama is the use of gags; during the manga's second year of serialization he started to add more drama to the story while still keeping the comedy.