Gintama.: Shirogane no Tamashii-hen - Kouhan-sen

Gintama.: Silver Soul Arc - Second Half War

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Synonyms: Gintama.: Silver Soul Arc 2
Japanese: 銀魂. 銀ノ魂篇 後半戦
English: Gintama.: Silver Soul Arc - Second Half War
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Type: TV
Episodes: 14
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2018 to Oct 8, 2018
Premiered: Summer 2018
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


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Ranked: #242
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Popularity: #1191
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Following the temporary retreat of the Altana Liberation Army from the Kabuki District, the state of the war has seemingly improved. However, as the Oniwaban, Shinsengumi, and residents of the district combat the army's remnants, Edo's greatest inventor Gengai Hiraga is abducted. Responsible for causing the enemy's withdrawal by rendering their weapons useless, Gengai's nanomachine virus is now at risk of being shut down.

Meanwhile, a laser capable of obliterating a planet is activated in Earth's orbit on the Liberation Army's mother ship. Another battle ensues when Shinsuke Takasugi and the rest of the Kiheitai arrive on the vessel to stop the weapon from firing. Forced to fight a war on two fronts, the Yorozuya and their allies must prevail on both sides to save Edo and the rest of the world.

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Gintama.: Shirogane no Tamashii-hen - Kouhan-sen was released on Blu-ray and DVD from October 24, 2018, to February 27, 2019.

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Miyawaki, Chizuru
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Fujita, Youichi
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"I Wanna Be..." by SPYAIR

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"Hikari Shoumeiron (ヒカリ証明論)" by CHiCO with HoneyWorks


Jul 14, 2023
I didn't liked Silver Soul Arc as much as i liked Courtesan Of A Nation, Kabukicho Four Devas, Shogun Assasination and Farewell Shinsengumi Arc because i didnt like the idea of fighting the whole universe. I mean because we're fighting the whole universe we almost saw every character we've seen until now on the smaller 1-2 episode arcs, which is really cool.

The thing that i would like to talk about is Tokugawa Nobunobu's character development. He had a Power obsession. He wanted to be Shogun even if that meant that he would get used. He did become the Shogun and he was awful, he treated ...
May 8, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Well that was a waste of time.

The second part of the Silver Soul Arc and the so-called end of Gintama was, in all honesty a bit of a let down. The first part had me deluded into thinking that it couldn't be it and was building up some secret final boss that would be dealt with in the Final movie but all I got was a pretty underwhelming climax and an epilogue that could easily make it to the worst arc of the whole anime, taking everything apart once more and not really doing anything with it.

The production has been gradually getting worse but this ...
Jul 4, 2022
I love Gintama (anime watcher only) because it is a slice of life comedy with a main story line that will be visit from time to time, the progression of the main story line is slow but works very well when it is imbedded within the casual slice of lifes which made them blend in naturally (we can tell shounen isn't Gorilla's strong suit from the previous season OVA and specials but they blended in well, a change of tastes). But this season goes full on shounen which gave me a Naruto and On piece vibe... but only the bad parts. The pacing is super ...

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