Gintama Season 5

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Synonyms: Gintama (2017)
Japanese: 銀魂。
English: Gintama Season 5
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2017 to Mar 27, 2017
Premiered: Winter 2017
Broadcast: Mondays at 01:35 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: Gag HumorGag Humor, HistoricalHistorical, ParodyParody, SamuraiSamurai
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.981 (scored by 145662145,662 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #142
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #760
Members: 313,950
Favorites: 2,726

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After joining the resistance against the bakufu, Gintoki and the gang are in hiding, along with Katsura and his Joui rebels. The Yorozuya is soon approached by Nobume Imai and two members of the Kiheitai, who explain that the Harusame pirates have turned against 7th Division Captain Kamui and their former ally Takasugi. The Kiheitai present Gintoki with a job: find Takasugi, who has been missing since his ship was ambushed in a Harusame raid. Nobume also makes a stunning revelation regarding the Tendoushuu, a secret organization pulling the strings of numerous factions, and their leader Utsuro, the shadowy figure with an uncanny resemblance to Gintoki's former teacher.

Hitching a ride on Sakamoto's space ship, the Yorozuya and Katsura set out for Rakuyou, Kagura's home planet, where the various factions have gathered and tensions are brewing. Long-held grudges, political infighting, and the Tendoushuu's sinister overarching plan finally culminate into a massive, decisive battle on Rakuyou.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Miyawaki, Chizuru
Takamatsu, Shinji
Sound Director
Kobayashi, Katsuyoshi
Sound Director, Sound Supervisor
Minami, Yasuhiro
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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Amazon Music
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"Kyou mo Sakura Mau Akatsuki ni (今日もサクラ舞う暁に)" by CHiCO with HoneyWorks
1: "Kagerou (カゲロウ)" by ЯeaL (eps 1-11)
2: "SILVER" by RIZE (eps 12)

Ending Theme

"We Gotta Fight" by XY
1: "SILVER" by RIZE (eps 1-11)
2: "Kagerou (カゲロウ)" by ЯeaL (eps 12)


Mar 28, 2017
While others may argue that this season was a dip in quality I would say the very opposite. When we talk about Gintama we mostly talk about its gag part but what I like more are the story like arcs with humor and not all gag arc which seems like a filler. This season focused on that very aspect. This season of Gintama has a nice story line with each episode explaining many plot holes like why people call Katsura zura (No it is not some plain nickname, it has meaning behind it), why did Yoshida Shouyo suddenly become his beloved students enemy and it ...
Mar 27, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Mild spoilers ahead. More troublingly, it's lengthy as fuck.
EDIT: If you take the time to read, I've explicitly mentioned I'll be scoring this a 9 like the disgusting fanboy I am. But make no mistake, 6 is what I think it deserves. I say this beforehand, since otherwise you might waste *our* time going directly to my profile on seeing the score and flaming me for 'fishing'.

I wonder when it became natural for Gintama to have a score of 9 or above.
Every time a new season is announced, a few one-liners of "X being displaced from the top 10", or some acerbic remarks about how ...
May 13, 2017
The fall of Gintama, by a fan of the series.

Back in winter 2016, Gintama° was pulling out the two greatest arcs of the series. And, one of the best action-drama sequences ever seen in the shounen genre. The amateur studio BN Pictures was in a pinch with the production. Yet Sorachi's writing was shining at its brightest, pushing the series to a whole new level. After the end of the Farewell Shinsengumi arc, Sorachi had two options. He could keep pushing higher, to scale up the series' finale with the power of the previous arcs. Or he could go through the lazy writing route. Sad ...

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