While Gintama: THE FINAL can't seem to catch up to Demon Slayer: Mugen Train in the weekend Japanese box office rankings, Gintama is doing quite well for itself, crossing 1 billion yen (US$9.63 million) in its third week in theaters. Read more about the gang's going on's after the jump!
After being secretive over the second third-week theatrical gift give out to attendees of Gintama: THE FINAL, the Twitter account for the anime film revealed that the drawing was actually a self-portrait of Gintama creator Hideaki Sorachi. Alongside the ape-like image, a video was released of Sorachi recording his lines for the film. Go ape past the past to check them out!
"Oi". It's a sweet sound heard many times throughout the Gintama series, but just how many times was it said by the lovable wacky cast? Well, Shueisha created a video showing every instance of the use of the two-letter phrase in the 77 volume series. Which can be seen right after the jump!
Gintama: THE FINAL is continuing to do well in cinemas in Japan despite very heavy competition from Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train. The anime film revealed on its official Twitter account today the third week and seventh-week benefits the will be given out to attendees in Japan featuring the main silver-haired character and his nemesis. Check it out after the jump!
More fun is added for the theatergoers. The official website for Gintama THE FINAL announced today that audio commentaries by the film's six main voice cast members will be available in theaters across Japan from January 22. Hit the jump for more details.