Between September 2nd and October 10th, the Premium Bandai Megatre Shop will be taking orders for an exlusive G.E.M. figures of the hero Gintama's spin-off school drama spoof, Ginpachi-sensei. The 8400yen figure will be shipping in February 2014. Get a look after the jump.
The second Gintama movie has inspired a new Farewell: Be Forever 3-Z Class' Ginpachi-sensei spin-off light novel, the seventh based on the work of Hideaki Sorachi and written by Ohsaki Tomohito. Like the movie, the light novel's name references Space Battle Ship Yamato. Due, September 4th, it follows the adventures of Gintoki as a high school language teacher, with the rest of the series' cast as pupils or fellow staff. More after the jump.
Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya was released in Japan on July 6 and has been a major hit at the box office, passing the 1 million tickets sold milestone earlier in this month. Now, a new TV ad wants fans to know that the movie, written by manga creator Hideaki Sorachi, is still showing. Get a look after the jump.
Gintama's Yorozuya received the order to promote the Japanese medical supply brand Hakujuji last month, but Gintoki got injured right before the job and asked the special campaign page visitors to play a game to treat Gin-san back to health by August 9th at 10 am, Japan time. It's been a month since Gintoki was at work and working on the movie at the same time and he's had enough. Who picked up the slack?! More after the jump!
It was officially confirmed on August 4 that Gintama's 2nd feature anime film Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya had attracted more than 1 million moviegoers in less than one month since the release on July 6. Hit the jump for more details.
It's sad to see many final this and final that for Gintama and unfortunately, the popular spin-off novel series, 3 Nen Z Gumi Ginpachi Sensei is not an exception. The novel will also have its last novel released on September 4th, appropriately titled 3 Nen Z Gumi Ginpachi Sensei Returns: Ginpachi Sensei Forever, Goodby, Beloved 3Z students. See the last cover image after the jump!
Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya was released in Japan on July 6 and has been a major hit at the box office. In commemoration of the release, Umeda Burg 7 in Osaka-city has been holding a special exhibition titled "Soul of Silver: The Man Called Gintoki Sakata." Check the photo report after the jump.
Movie tie-in merchandise seller Froovie has launched a selection of Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya inspired items, including cosplay outfits based on Future Kagura and Hijikata, and, weirdest and best of all, a latex Elizabeth mask. Now you have an alternative to colossal titan mask in disconcerting anime headgear. Get a look after the jump.
Earlier this month, leading into the theatrical premiere of Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya, fans got an early look at a couple of minutes of Gintoki's latest and greatest battle. That sneak peek has now made it online. As has a shot of the Blu-ray packaging for the anime, hinting that we might not seen the latest of the Yorozuya's animated adventures. Get a look after the jump.
Gintoki in his "Pa-ko" alter ego and Tama are the subjects of a pair of strange Gintama 3D mousepads coming from Broccoli this September. The pair of silicon gel filled wrist rests go for 3750 yen each. Get a look after the jump.
July 11th saw the opening of J-World Tokyo, a 6,168 square meter indoor amusement park located on the third floor of Ikebukuro’s Sunshine City World Import Mart building in Tokyo, boasting a host of attractions based on Shonen Jump classics Dragonball Z, Naruto, One Piece, Toriko, Bleach, Hunter x Hunter, Gintama, and Kochikame. Get a look after the jump.