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24 min. per ep.

Now showing: Episode 201

Latest episode: 201200199

Type: TV

Premiered: Spring 2006

Genres: Action, Comedy, Parody, Samurai, Sci-Fi, Shounen

Studios: Sunrise

Source: Manga

4.95/ 5 1 votes

Sequel: Gintama'
Alt Titles

Gin Tama | Silver Soul | Yorinuki Gintama-san | 銀魂


The Amanto, aliens from outer space, have invaded Earth and taken over feudal Japan. As a result, a prohibition on swords has been established, and the samurai of Japan are treated with disregard as a consequence.

However one man, Gintoki Sakata, still possesses the heart of the samurai, although from his love of sweets and work as a yorozuya, one might not expect it. Accompanying him in his jack-of-all-trades line of work are Shinpachi Shimura, a boy with glasses and a strong heart, Kagura with her umbrella and seemingly bottomless stomach, as well as Sadaharu, their oversized pet dog. Of course, these odd jobs are not always simple, as they frequently have run-ins with the police, ragtag rebels, and assassins, oftentimes leading to humorous but unfortunate consequences.

Who said life as an errand boy was easy?

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