Last month saw the reveal of Eleven Arts' plans to release the Gintama THE FINAL anime film in North America as Gintama THE VERY FINAL. Now we have a date, so read on for more!
We're in a real sweet spot for anime film screenings in the west, and further proof is here with the announcement that Eleven Arts has acquired the Gintama THE FINAL anime film. Read on for more.
As reported several times, the Tokyo-based anime merchandise company MOVIC has been releasing special birthday item sets that contain a teddy bear doll inspired by the Gintama characters. Its latest eighth entry is Koutaro Katsura, who is celebrating his birthday today June 26. Check out the details of the super cute item after the jump!
On its eighth weekend, Gintama THE FINAL jumped up to fifth place from tenth place last week, bringing its total domestic gross to 1.74 billion yen (16.28 million USD). As predicted last week, it has finally become the top-grossing film in the Gintama anime franchise. Hit the jump for more details.
It's official, Gintama: THE FINAL has become the highest-grossing anime film in the Gintama anime franchise, overtaking the box office gross of the other "final" film in the series Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya. Franchise character designer Shinji Takeuchi drew a celebratory Gintoki thanking fans for watching, which can be seen after the jump!
The Japanese Warner Bros. YouTube channel uploaded the first 90 seconds of the latest Gintama anime film that was released in Japanese theaters on January 8 and in true Gintama fashion, the first minute and a bit of the film is nothing more than a parody of Dragon Ball, complete with Gintoki as a Saiyan. Power up past the jump to watch it!