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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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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Why was “Mr. Raindrop” transliterated into hiragana rather than katakana?

Gintama's ending song from Ep.14 to Ep.24 is "Mr. Raindrop" by Amplified. It is the only theme which is in English. As you can see, the transliteration above the English words is done in ...
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What's wrong with Kagura's pronunciation of “ka-wa-wi-i”?

This is more of a Japanese language question, but since it's based on goofy anime scene, I thought I'd ask here. The scene is from episode 88 of Gintama: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mBS9-EQbqw ...
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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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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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(Gintama) Which historical period is the Amanto invasion a reference to?

I've left uni ages ago and haven't had a History of Japan class since. The Amanto/aliens are clearly references to Americans, and more broadly, to the outside world/western world entering the tightly ...
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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, ...