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Gintama: Shiroyasha Koutan

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Gintama: Jump Festa 2008 Special, Gintama: Jump Anime Tour 2008 Special
Japanese: ジャンプアニメツアー 2008 白夜叉降誕


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 21, 2008
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Manga
Duration: 10 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.371 (scored by 14,609 users)
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Ranked: #1752
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Popularity: #1739
Members: 26,469
Favorites: 56
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According to Aniplex, a 10min short anime of Gintama "Shiroyasha Koutan" will be released on September 30th. It was shown at Jump Super Anime Tour 2008 and had never been released as a DVD.

It's a trailer of an imaginary Gintama movie. Gintama OVA shown at Jump Anime Tour '05 is also included in the DVD.


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#1: "We Are! (ウィーアー!)" by Hiroshi Kitadani
#2: "Dondake! Konishi Man (どんだけー!小西マン)"

More reviewsReviews

Oct 16, 2009
You will watch it, you will be trolled.

The OVA is divided into two parts. The one you think it's serious but it's actually troll and the one that is 'ahahaha lol we trolled you'.
First part is amazing. Second part is typical Gintama.

The art in the first part is sublime. Second part is typical Gintama.

The sound in the first part is great (the 5th opening song, Donten). Second part is typical Gintama.

You will enjoy it for sure. We Gintama fans are used to being trolled but we still enjoy this troll things. Gintoki's past is something we all want to know and even though this is read more
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Jan 23, 2010
Sunrise recognised the demand for a Gintama movie and so took the concept of a teaser, expanded it a little and made Shiroyasha Koutan for the 2008 Jump Anime Tour event. With only a little information and the runtime to go on, many fans assumed the special would be ten full minutes of action - perhaps a full sequence - set during the Joui war, possibly covering sections of main character Gintoki's past. The end result was completely unexpected, but so in Gintama's nature and an absolute treat for fans.

In essence, Shiroyasha Koutan is simply a build up; a supporting act before the main event. read more
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Oct 17, 2009
To sum it up simply, the first 3-4 minutes is presented in a serious and somewhat epic manner, revealing a bit of character background and story, along with great quality fighting scenes and of course heartmoving dialogue.

The next part is basically the usual gintama humor and gags that is still in high standards, including the appearance of many adored characters of the Anime. A fitting choice of music played during the start of the 'movie trailer' and as expected of Gintama, it sent us off laughing with the One piece and Dondake ending.

Of course, it's not subbed yet so only the first part is read more
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Jul 29, 2010
The first part of the Jump Festa Gintama OVA series 2 gave you a serious note but then again, you got silver-trolled.

(HAHA, You got silver-trolled!)

uhurm, I would like to review this anime instead.


the first part was as sublime as it is but the latter it's Gintama.


Sublime at first, the latter... Gintama


They use the the 5th Opening Theme Donten by DOES to show epicness of Shiroyasha and his comrades but the latter... They use the first opening theme of One Piece and Dondake Konishiman


very sublime then riot at the latter


I gave 10 for enjoyment because the first part was at serious but at the read more
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