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Why is Gintama considered a 'Sci-Fi' genre anime?

As mentioned on the Wikipedia article on Science Fiction: Science fiction is a genre of speculative fiction dealing with imaginative concepts such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and ...
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What is the order for watching the Gintama series?

Here is one possible viewing order taken from Gintama Reddit FAQ What is the watch order of the series? Skip episodes 1 and 2. They were a special to celebrate the series getting animated. Gintama: 3-...
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In Gintama, why are the Shinsengumi allowed to have swords?

Gintama's setting is mix of fictional inter-galactic universe (which might be depicting foreigner coming to Japan during that era) referencing to actual Japan historical era specifically Bakumatsu ...
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What are the anime/manga references in Gintama

There are hardly any lists around that list them by episode, but if you want the lists, there is one on the wikia, though it is complete, it just lists them. However, a better one, albeit being a ...
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Is Gintama ending or not?

It's mentioned here: Apparently, the author miscalculated in trying to estimate on when the series will end. He mentioned that in Jump, mangaka have to notify the editorial department 6 months in ...
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How does Gintoki's wooden sword get fixed again after getting broken so many times?

It's revealed in the series how his sword is "fixed": Scene where the process described above is shown (spoiler alert): Youtube
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What does it mean that Gintoki and his friends are "Yorozuya"?

Yorozuya means Jack of All Trades. Other subs translated Yorozuya into Odd Jobs. They are called so because they would do any job at all for money. Any jobs ranging from chasing after run away cats ...
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How old is Gintoki?

I think he's around 23-24. On episode 292, when gintoki wore a 3rd year uniform he said that he's a 9th year, this implies that he's about 23-24 since a 3rd year is usually 17-18. And on Ginpachi ...
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Why is Gintama's episode 305 full of contradictions?

Like mentioned by @Gorp, this inconsistency is mentioned in the Ginpachi-Sensei section of episode 306 and answered by Gintoki. Here's the chronology of what happened, starting from the foundation of ...
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What is the origin of dance done by Terakado Tsuu's imperial Guard?

The dance is called Wotagei or Otagei. It is a dance done by Idol Otaku (called Wota) to show support for their idol during the concert. Quoting Wikipedia, Wotagei is particularly associated with ...
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Why is Gintama considered a 'Sci-Fi' genre anime?

Whenever dealing with futuristic stuffs, technologies, extraterrestrial lifes, it is categorized as "sci-fi". If you ever watched Gintama before, you should aware that almost every episode has a short ...
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Who is voicing Hattori in Gintama The Final?

According to the answer in Yahoo Chiebukuro, the movie pamphlet has Toshiyuki Morikawa listed as Hattori's character voice. The Wikipedia article also lists him as Hattori. He also plays as Isaburo ...
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Which Gintama episode has this scene of child Gintoki looking back upward to the camera in the sunset?

This is actually the front/main cover of the DVD for Gintama Season 04 Vol. 8. It's not taken from any scene or episode, nor does have any background story. References: Gintama Fandom Wiki Aniplex (...
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What is the Morocco Gate?

I don't know for certain, but my best guess is that it's a reference to a Japanese actress called Maki Carrousel, who got a gender reassignment operation in Morocco in 1972. Back then, gender re-...
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Which years/chapters of the manga is based the Gintama anime series?

My apologies, after being sought out I believe I didn't answer or read your question to the fullest. You asked if any of the managa for Gintama was based on the anime. As I had to re-read your ...
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What is the Hitotsubashi faction?

Hitotsubashi faction is a faction within the shogunate that supports Tokugawa Nobunobu instead of the current (current as of that part of the story) shogun, Tokugawa Shigeshige. Think of them as the ...
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Which chapter of the manga version of Gintama corresponds to the last episode of anime?

The last epsiode 367 corresponds to chapter 686 of the manga. The second half of the episode (the trial) is an original story and not part of the manga.
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What's wrong with Kagura's pronunciation of "ka-wa-wi-i"?

Gin: "Not like that! Ka-wa-wi-i!" Kagura: "Ka-wa-wi-i!" Gin: "No! Ka-wa-" (here he chokes on his coffee) Kagura says Ka-wa-wi-n the second time. If so, though, I'd ...
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Did Hijikata and Kondo kill Oboro?

The fight you mention happens in episode 315. Hijikata slashes at Oboro's lower right abdomen and Kondo cuts at his left arm, and we see Oboro fall down. These are not necessarily fatal wounds, plus ...
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How come there is contemporary technology, in addition to samurai-era and alien technology?

I do believe it's something akin to a mix of both worlds - Alien futuristic technology might have accelerated the development of cars and other modern technology. It's how I interpret it, anyway.
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How come there is contemporary technology, in addition to samurai-era and alien technology?

While it is true that aliens did conquer edo and enforced their rules and regulations, the bakufu reserved the right to rule their subjects while conforming to the alien government. By preserving the ...
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Is Gintoki's sword one of the strongest swords?

Gintama is primarily a comedy gag manga, so it's wise to not take everything seriously. The main reason for Gintoki having a wooden sword is so that he can walk around Edo without getting arrested ...
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Did the voice of actor of Freezer worked in Gintama?

According to the Japanese Wikipedia, yes, and the character's name was Daraku.
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What is an "Enchousen situation"?

At that time, it was still not clear exactly how many new episodes will be in the Porori Arc and I believe they are just referring to the possibility of Porori Arc being a full cour of Gintama like ...
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Which years/chapters of the manga is based the Gintama anime series?

(Note that there was originally a typo in the first sentence of the question, where the asker had said "anime" when they meant "manga".) The Gintama manga has indeed been ongoing ...
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What Gintama episode had this scene?

As far as I remember, they don't meet after he's arrested and yoshida shouyou is never released from jail. The only time they meet is when Oboro forces Gintoki to behead his teacher in order to save ...
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Where are Yoshida Shouyou's "Other" students currently?

Yup. They either died during the war (most likely), or they gave up on their ways and accepted their alien overlords, unlike Gintoki, Katsura, and Takasugi. It's never truly specified in the Anime, ...
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Where are Yoshida Shouyou's "Other" students currently?

What I assume is they were probably killed in the war. You can see the picture below where there is an extra member (leftmost guy in the pic) in Gintoki's group that looks like Isao Kondo (Gorilla) ...
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Where are Yoshida Shouyou's "Other" students currently?

They most likely gave up on being a samurai and accepted the alien government when the war was lost and their teacher died or they were caught executed by the government for taking part in the war.
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How old is Gintoki?

Between 24-28. We know he is younger than Kondo who is 28 and we know he should be older than Mutsu who is revealed to be 24 in her episodes. I like to think he is the same age as Hijikata (who he has ...
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