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    Thursday October 15, 2015
  • GEM Plans "Gintama" Gender-Swap Figure

    Bandai teases upcoming release

    Bandai's Megastore has begun teasing a figure of Ginko Sakata, the gender-swapped version of Gintama's lead as seen in volume 50 of the manga's  and last anime season's "Dekoboko" story. The release from their female-audience focused GEM line will include a mini-version of X-ko Hijikata, the gender-swapped version of popular Shinsengumi rival Toshiro.

  • Thursday October 1, 2015
  • Health Issue Prompts "Gintama" Manga Hiatus

    Hideaki Sorachi-sensei gets a bad banana, prompting a two week absense

    Next week's Shonen Jump 2015 issue is set to regrettably inform readers that Gintama's Hideaki Sorachi-sensei got a bad banana and will consequently be absent from that issue of the manga magazine, as well as the subsequent one as he recovers from his illness. The alt-history sci-fi comedy aims to return in October 19th's issue 47. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday September 9, 2015
  • FEATURE: Shane-nanigans - What Makes a Kickass Final Battle?

    All good things come to an end, but what's the key to going out with a bang!?

    Manga and anime are full of pulse-pounding climactic battles, but what is it that makes a Last Boss Fight truly memorable? What makes the best ones tick? Shane takes a minute today to take a crack at figuring it out. Hit the jump to read more about some of his favorites!