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Questions tagged [gintama]

Gintama is a drama-comedy manga by Hideaki Sorachi, featuring a good-for-nothing silver-haired samurai who was once feared as the White Demon. It is set in an alternative Edo during which instead of westerners, alien came and conquered Japan. It is has lots of dirty jokes and parodies of other anime and manga.

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Differences between the Gintama anime/manga and the live-action?

After watching the whole Gintama anime series and the live action movie, I couldnt notice many -if any- differences. Was the part where Gintoki asks to borrow a Gundam in the anime? (I can't remember) ...
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Did the fake shogun agree to be killed by Hattori Zenzou?

In an episode of the 2015 series IIRC, Hattori Zenzou kills a fake double shogun to save shogun Tokugawa Shige Shige. Did this double agree to give his life to save the real shogun or did Hattori ...
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Did Hijikata and Kondo kill Oboro?

IIRC in the Farewell Shinsengumi arc Hijikata and Kondo attack Oboro and it seems they killed him. Later we see Oboro alive, which would make you assume he wasnt dead but wounded, but later Utsuro ...
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Is Gintama ending or not?

I came across this Kotaku article called "Gintama Manga Isn't Ending Yet Because Its Creator Screwed Up", and I'm not really clear on what's going on. So apparently, Gintama was originally going to ...
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Is Gintoki's sword one of the strongest swords?

In episode 29 an amanto sword collector who is looking for the best sword in the universe tries to steal Gintoki's sword. After hearing Kagura broke a bridge with this sword (which she stole from ...
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Why did Gintoki and Jirochou have a second fight?

I didnt understand why Gintoki and Jirochou had a second fight. They said the winner would keep Tatsugoro's jutte and pipe, but I dont know what they really meant by that. Did they mean the winner ...
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Sadaharu's form in Gintama

Since the Gintama anime recently ended, I dont think I saw what happened to Sadaharu after becoming small inside a sphere (of aura?). Will he always remain in that form now? Please clear this ...
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What's the name of the instrumental action song that's at the begining of episode 188th of Gintama and in many other action scenes?

There is an action instrumental song in Gintama that's heard in many action scenes. You can hear it for example at the begining of episode 188th. Any idea which is its name?
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Did Gintoki keep his ability to be possessed by other and increase his power?

In episode 134 Gintoki was possessed by Kagura, Shinpachi, etc. and he increased his power that way. Did Gintoki keep his ability to be possessed by other and increase his power in the series or he ...
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Did Kagura ever show more strength than Gintoki?

I believe it was in the 3rd season of Gintama that Kagura was shown stopping a car going fast and everybody was amazed for that , Hijikata exaggerated and compared her with Arale from Dr Slump. And I ...
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Why didnt Kondo capture Katsura in episode 106th?

In episode 106th Gintoki assembles a soccer team to play in replacement of some ill professional soccer players for the retirement match of a brazilian looking soccer player. He brings for the team ...
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How strong is Gintoki?

In episode 21 of the 2006 series, when Gintoki tries to buy a fan , apparently he gets involved in a fight where he breaks a car in 2 with a kick, and later he throws an object larger than him, ...
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Did the voice of actor of Freezer worked in Gintama?

I'm watching the Gintama 2006 anime series and there is an anime character in episode 13 which its voice sounds a lot like Freezer from Dragon Ball. Did the voice of actor of Freezer worked in Gintama?...
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What is an “Enchousen situation”?

I came across this phrase in this r/Gintama thread about the Porori Arc mentioned in a "new season" announcement. The original poster said: Now this could STILL turn out to be an Enchousen ...
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What is the order for watching the Gintama series?

I wanted to try Gintama for a long time but I have no idea as to the order in which I have to watch it. What is the order for watching the anime series?
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How does Gintoki's wooden sword get fixed again after getting broken so many times?

We've seen Gintoki's sword being broken multiple times and the sword is made of woord, a special kind of wood. So how does it return back to normal again and again?
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What does it mean that Gintoki and his friends are “Yorozuya”?

In the Gintama series they mention a lot of times about Gintoki and his friends are "Yorozuya". What does this mean?
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Which years/chapters of the manga is based the Gintama anime series?

AFAIK, the Gintama manga series is been done for 15 years, when there is only 4 years of anime (though many of those manga volumes were made after the anime series, so it's impossible the anime is ...
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How come there is contemporary technology, in addition to samurai-era and alien technology?

As far as I understand, in Gintama, aliens invaded Edo (Tokyo) in the times of the samurais and defeated them. Then, we not only see samurai-era (Edo period) buildings, weapons, etc., but also alien-...
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What is the Morocco Gate?

In Gintama episode 349, Agomi mentioned that the gate "she" is guarding is called "Morocco Gate"? What is the joke here? What "Morocco Gate" is supposed to mean?
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What arc/episode is this from where Shinpachi is apologizing with Okita and Kagura?

I recently watched episode 252 of Gintama and in the "sorry montage" (around 15:06) the first scene was this clip with Shinpachi apologizing with Okita and Kagura. Could anyone tell me which arc or ...
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What Gintama episode had this scene?

I've read somewhere that there was a scene where Shouyou was released from jail and Gintoki cries upon his return, I've watched all episodes but I don't remember this, can someone tell what episode ...
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In Gintama, why are the Shinsengumi allowed to have swords?

The beginning of Gintama clearly mentions various times the sword ban but the Shinsengumi are constantly carrying around swords. Why is that allowed?
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Where are Yoshida Shouyou's “Other” students currently?

There is a class picture of Yoshida (Teacher), Gintama, Katsura, Takasugi, Sakamoto with "Other" students when they were a child. How come the "Other" students from the class picture did not appear ...
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What is the Hitotsubashi faction?

It was clear that they were a traitorous faction within the Shogunate. In Gintama' episode 16, it's stated by Sougo that it's basically known that the Hitotsubashi were behind some bad stuff, but if ...
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What is the origin of dance done by Terakado Tsuu's imperial Guard?

In episode 126 of Gintama, Shimura Shinpachi was seen supervising the Terakado Tsuu's Imperial Guards dance training. However, seeing μ's concert, none of the fans do such dance in both the anime and ...
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Why is Gintama considered a 'Sci-Fi' genre anime?

So I saw the genres of Gintama and I found this: It's a shogun-era (Edo-period) animé and they use katanas instead of huge weapons; there are also some mobile-phones, etc. But what’s so 'Sci-Fi' ...
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What are the anime/manga references in Gintama [closed]

In the anime of Gintama, there are several references made directly or indirectly to other works in anime and manga. for example in the first/second episode they make a reference to Ashita no Joe, ...
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Why is Gintama's episode 305 full of contradictions?

So episode 305 came out recently, therefore spoiler alert. Most of it is concerning the past... In the past episodes' flashback it was shown clearly that .. in this video,Takasugi lost his eye in a ...
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Sword Ban is world-wide or universal-wide?

The Sword Ban has been enforced after arrival of the Amanto. But is that Ban enforced in the whole universe or can the Samurais use the Swords on other planets? There has not been any seen use of ...
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Why the Sword Ban?

Why did Amanto ban the use of swords at all when they had already defeated the Samurai with swords? What threat do they have even if the Samurais have their swords since they are already stronger than ...
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What is this time machine gag referencing?

I just recently started watching Gintama and am beginning to love it! I just want to know if the joke is referring to another anime. Also, if there is any reason at all on why it must be a vending ...
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How old is Gintoki?

On the Gintama official page, it says Gintoki's age is 20+. But it is not clear how old he is, because in the last generation of the Joui war, the foursome of Sakata Gintoki, Katsura Kotarou, Takasugi ...
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Gintama Sex-Change Seiyuu Change

Why is it that during the Dekoboko Arc (Anime episode 275-277) the seiyuu for Sakata Gintoki, Kagura, Okita Sougo, Kondo Isao, Sarutobi Ayame, and Tsukuyo changed? Sakata Gintoki : Sugita Tomokazu -> ...
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Can I watch Gintama' (2015) if I haven't watched previous seasons?

I want to watch this new season but It will be my very first time with Gintama, so... Maybe should I start from the beginning?
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Why did Gintoki scream “Psycho-Pass!”?

I just watched the first episode of the new Gintama 2015 season. At the beginning, when Gintoki was hit by a chair, he screamed Psycho-Pass! I know Psycho-Pass is another anime (I watched it) - but ...
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Gintoki's example: Shy school girl becomes slutty after mysterious summer holiday

I want to know the season and the episode number in which the following scene occurs. Gintoki speaks with some people (maybe with Kaguya-chan and megane-kun). I don't remember the topic of speech but ...
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What anime/manga are the sword and the dog in this image from? [closed]

I can figure the rest of this image out, but I just don't know what anime/manga the sword and the dog are from. Can someone help me out?
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Looking for a particular Gintama episode number

I watched this series ages ago and I can't seem to be able to find the episode where Hattori and Gin are hospitalized.
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What episode do Gintoki and Hijikata fight in a roof?

I recently stumbled upon this video on youtube of a fight Gintoki had with Hijikata on a roof which ended with Gin winning.This is the video. Anyway, does anyone know what episode is this fight from? ...
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Why did Sakata Gintoki need to go to the future?

In Gintama the Movie: Be Forever Yorozuya (Yorozuya yo Eien Nare), why did Gin need to go to the future first? He was infected by the White Plague during the Joui war, so why did the future Gin call ...
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Manga with a robot with a penis cannon [closed]

It's about a boy and a girl, and the only scene I remember is one in which they are in a fighting robot, facing off against a bad guy in a robot with a penis cannon. The robot fires a huge shot and an ...
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Has the Gintama TV series finished airing? [closed]

Just for the sake of asking a question, and of course getting a concrete answer once and for all, has the Gintama anime finished airing? If so, why? If not, then when will it start airing again?
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How closely are the characters in Gintama related to their real life counterparts?

There were some gags like Kondou's fake sword etc. that were derived from real life rumors. I want to know how much data we actually have about the real life counterparts of the characters in Gintama. ...
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What happened to Kintoki Sakata?

In the beginning of the 3rd season of Gintama, Later in the series it was explained why Kintoki was created and what had transpired after that which arrived to the point of the beginning of the 3rd ...