The official Twitter for the TV anime adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's comedy manga series Gintama announced today on December 11 that the next series based on the manga's final arc Shirogane no Tamashii-hen (Silver Soul Arc) is set to premiere on TV Tokyo, TV Hokkaido, TV Aichi, TV Setouchi, and TVQ Kyushu Housou on January 7, 2018, then on TV Osaka one day later.
Following the well-received three seasons from 2006 to 2016, Gintama., the fourth season of the TV anime adaptation was first aired for 12 episodes from January to March of this year. Then after the rebroadcast of select episodes, its Porori-hen has been aired since October. The manga's final arc Shirogane no Tamashii-hen started with its 596th chapter published in July 2016.
The OP song for Gin no Tamashii-hen, "Katteni MYSOUL" (Wilfully My Soul) is performed by five-member
dance rock band DISH//, while the ED song "Hanaichimonme" (the name of a traditional Japanese children's
game) is provided by three-member rock band BURNOUT SYNDROMES.
© Hideaki Sorachi/Shueisha, TV Tokyo, Dentsu, BNP. Aniplex