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New Gintama Series Slated for April 2015

The official TV Tokyo website has revealed that Gintama will receive a new series and is slated to air from April 2015. More information will be revealed at a later date.


Earlier this year a Gintama: Jump Festa 2014 Special was also announced along with the Gintama Blu-Ray box sets.

Gintama, is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi and serialized, beginning on December 8, 2003, in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump. Set in Edo which has been conquered by aliens named Amanto, the plot follows life from the point of view of samurai Gintoki Sakata, who works as a freelancer alongside his friends Shinpachi Shimura and Kagura in order to pay the monthly rent. Sorachi added the science fiction setting to develop characters to his liking after his editor suggested doing a historical series.