This year, Gintama celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Jump Festa Anime Tour 2005 anime debut and looked ahead to the much hyped Shogun Assassination arc with a new Jump Special Anime Festa 2015 special. This short has now launched on Crunchyrolll. More after the jump.
J-WORLD Tokyo, an indoor amusement park in Ikebukuro with attractions based on the works published in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga magazine, is getting a wintery make-over for the "Gintama Cheeky Cheeky Kabuki-cho Snow Festival" event, which runs from November 20, 2015, to January 31, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
TV Tokyo's official website for Gintama°, the ongoing third season of the TV anime adaptation based on Hideaki Sorachi's comedy manga series, today announced that the Shogun Assassination Arc, which features assassination attempts against the Shogun ShigeShige Tokugawa, will start on December 2 (JST). Hit the jump for more details.
Premium Bandai is currently accepting requests for the 1/8 scale "GEM Series Gintama - Ginko Sakata" figure, and the nature of the figure's final release will depend on how many fans request one. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you've been paying attention to the Japanese fan polls, you've doubtlessly deduced by now that the ladies love Gintama. Bandai's Ichiban Kuji prize division is playing into that affection for the comedy with their new Mr. Kabukicho Men's Magazine lottery. Launching nation-wide November 7th, 520yen will get fans a chance to win a series of prizes, headlined by a collection of magazines with the samurai looking their best.