Light a candle and drip the wax on someone unsuspecting because everyone's favorite Gintama sadist Sougo Okita celebrates his birthday on July 8th.
The perennial top five place holder in series character polls inherited the prodigious talent of his historical Shinsengumi Captai namesake, who was said to have defeated Kenjutsu teachers at age 12 and was already an instructor by age 19. However, a key difference it was the anime/manga character's sister that suffered the historical militia samura's early, tubercular death.
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