Gintama: Shiroyasha Koutan

Gintama: Jump Festa 2008 Special

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Synonyms: Gintama: Jump Anime Tour 2008 Special
Japanese: ジャンプアニメツアー 2008 白夜叉降誕
English: Gintama: Jump Festa 2008 Special
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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
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, ParodyParody
Duration: 10 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.351 (scored by 3431734,317 users)
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Ranked: #2112
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Popularity: #2565
Members: 69,812
Favorites: 93

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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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Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Arrangement
Kitadani, Hiroshi
Theme Song Performance
Sorachi, Hideaki
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Takeuchi, Shinji
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Ending Theme

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


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 ...
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. ...
Apr 9, 2022
Mixed Feelings
You know, I would have loved to be like all the guys writing reviews about it and actually have gotten the joke? The thing is, I'm close to 15 years after it landed and while I did have about 10% of a smile (which is a lot from a 10 minutes movie), I'm sure it would have been funnier in context. Oh well, until they've perfected time travel, this short special will still leave a rather... bland taste.

It's Gintama alright. At least I can tell it's Gintama, it does look like Gintama. And this special came out about the halfway point of the first season, ...

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