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Mar 10, 2016 3:04 AM

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Hurry up next episode!
 
Mar 10, 2016 3:15 AM

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So many long awaited fights, Gintoki Vs Oboro, Sasaki Vs Hijikata, Sougo Vs Nobume! It must only be me to not get Sasaki's backstory at all until I had to read it on the Wikia page. Damn, why did my past self intentionally read the next couple of plot twists as well?
“Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is alchemy's first law of Equivalent Exchange. In those days, we really believed that to be the world's one, and only, truth. But the world isn't perfect, and the law is incomplete..." -Alphonse Elric

"Then and now, what I protect has never changed!" -Sakata Gintoki

I'll take anything like The Pet Girl of Sakurasou. Anything as good as that.
 
 
Mar 10, 2016 5:44 AM

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I'm liking Sasaki much more after this episode. Who knew that his obsession with emails actually seriously revelates his past? As expected from Gorilla

Nobume crying was unexpected, I'm curious as how this whole thing will end... considering we have like 4 episodes left T^T
 
Mar 10, 2016 8:17 AM

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god dammit this is so epic and if Isaburo wants to start a rebellion then why isn't he helping them?
 
Mar 10, 2016 8:20 AM
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Loved how Kagura interrupted their fight like: "IMMA BREAK THAT SHIP!"
 
Mar 10, 2016 9:19 AM

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GENERAL ISAO!
Newly wed but his woman was pregnant. Very fast "character development"
Madafacking Matsudaira is super badass! amazing old man
They struggle and struggle but they won't die. Katsura and Kondo will be alive, it's not easy to taken down bakas!
Kondo looks too fresh though without his beard and spiked hair though lol
HOLY SHIT HIJIKATA WHAT THE FUCK!!!!!
Ayy we be playing games with the Mimawarigumi
YOO GINTOKI LOOKING VICIOUS!!
Pu55ys will never beat Samurai, Gintoki and his team will never go down.
The drop in art quality and animation is real. But it doesn't matter, as long as I can see GinTama I'm fine.
Sasaki's family ruined.
Fucking airships coming, people's hands and legs are enough to take down a few airships. The Samurai are better than some fucking machines.
The crows from Toriko making an appearance next week. GinTama always keeping that parody up
Good episode, the ending felt like it was cut short. Doesn't matter GinTama is GinTama and I'm fine just watching it.
3.8/5
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Mar 10, 2016 9:24 AM

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poor old man Sasaki. why everybody in Gintama has a sad painful past, are they trying to pull a Naruto on me?
 
Mar 10, 2016 9:50 AM

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Never expected to get so much feels from Sasaki story.
 
 
Mar 10, 2016 10:05 AM
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the season will end after this arc?
 
Mar 10, 2016 10:10 AM

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I was up to hate Isaburo's guts but now he's a fucking martyr!? DAMMIT SORACHI! Make me hate somebody w/o feeling guilt!!!!


Oh shit he's coming... And hist OST is FUCKING AMAZING


vak47 said:
the season will end after this arc?


It seems.
 
Mar 10, 2016 11:01 AM

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The PV, don't tell me it's who I think it is...

So Isaburo had that kind of past. Him running to meet his wife was such a great scene. Also, Nobume as a child, too cute. Not to mention her being fond of donuts even back then.
 
Mar 10, 2016 1:30 PM

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Sasaki has one of the sadder backstories. Very well done.
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Mar 12, 2016 1:36 AM

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vak47 said:
the season will end after this arc?
Yes, it will return though.
 
 
Mar 12, 2016 7:24 AM

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Well, they rushed it, didn't they?
 
Mar 13, 2016 11:00 AM

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Finally got to see the episode, had been busy in the past few days. Anyway great backstory, now it feels like Sasaki has become an important character and not just 'another' side character. Damn all these characters really have depth. Animation and art were great, didn't notice any hiccups this time.

Just three episodes to go :'(

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Well, they rushed it, didn't they?

How rushed is it, like too much or what? As an anime-only, the pacing was really good, the dialogues felt naturally paced and backstory took its time and stuff. Action was great and didn't felt as they went fast or anything.
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Mar 13, 2016 4:11 PM
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CG-Silver said:
Praland said:
Well, they rushed it, didn't they?

How rushed is it, like too much or what? As an anime-only, the pacing was really good, the dialogues felt naturally paced and backstory took its time and stuff. Action was great and didn't felt as they went fast or anything.
Personally, I didn't find anything rushed. They cut out one or two dialogues but that's it. I'm surprised they were able to fit 4 chapters in this episode. They may even adapt 5-6 chapters next episode since it's not that dialogue heavy.
 
Mar 14, 2016 3:29 AM

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I've read this part on manga but still felt bad for Sasaki when I watched this. Decent animation on this episode, overall good pacing to build the atmosphere when they started viewing Isaburo's backstory, and simply the best part on this episode imo.

Next, the Shinigami will make his revealing for the first time.

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Mar 18, 2016 4:34 AM

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Isaburo's past, man. :(

He was thinking of all kinds of names for the baby too.
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Apr 8, 2016 10:40 PM

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Amazing flashbacks! Seeing Sasaki lose everything is just sad.

Nobume crying, she could have been killed by Sasaki but was lived on.

Last 3 episodes!! Wow this is getting too intense!!!
 
Apr 18, 2016 3:17 AM

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Loved the part where it was just a normal kid delivering a porn mag to the old man in the Paladin lol.
 
Apr 19, 2016 7:34 PM

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Goddamn. I can't put into words how satisfying this episode was. I've been wondering for so long why Sasaki's doing all these. I was wondering, what's in it for him? Why's he so eager and determined to end the Shinsengumi or the Samurai era all in all? That flashback was enlightening. Who would've thought he's one of the people who sacrificed the most.
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Apr 24, 2016 2:28 PM

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Might have to watch this arc again to get the story more. (or just read it lol)

Anyways, loved the Shinsengumi save scene. :3
 
May 27, 2016 3:22 PM

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i can't fukking believe here i am feeling sorry for Sasaki :'(
 
May 30, 2016 1:22 AM
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I'm a little confused about what Saski is trying to do... why did he keep a fight with the Shinsegumi if he was really after the Tendoshu?

I get that he wants to get a rebellion started (this is why he supported the new shogun). Having Kondo killed would also help by having the Shinsegumi rebel... but not if they end up all killing each other along with his Mimawarigumi.

Was he trying to lure the Tendoshu out so he could kill them? This seem like the only explanation, but the impression I got at the end of the episode was that both the Shinsengumi and Mimawarigumi did a lot of damage to each other and now the Tendoshu have all the advantage.

Anyways, loved the episode :) Nobume is always awesome, now even more after getting her backstory. Kagura stopping her fight with Sougo was also super badass.
 
Jun 30, 2016 9:33 AM

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Decent episode, up to the next part!
 
Sep 2, 2016 11:33 AM

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All against the Bakufu!!!!! LOL o_O


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Feb 19, 2017 12:45 PM

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Sasaki's past is very sad. The flashbacks were amazing and I was happy that Shouyo-sensei helped Nobume. Poor little kid :/
The OSTs are beautiful.
 
Mar 1, 2017 4:16 AM

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Why does Sorachi always keeping on making the antagonist a good guy?
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Feb 22, 2018 4:46 PM

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Sasaki really surprised me,what a reveal.

Great episode again.
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Mar 22, 2018 10:46 AM

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My God Sasaki's story is so sad :'(

And they even made Nobume cry :'(

AND GODDAMN THIS ARC IS SO EPIC

 
 
Dec 27, 2018 1:30 PM

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Yo Sasaki was a bro all along, sadface.
 
Jun 20, 2019 2:09 AM

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Mah Girl nobune cried. Dropping.
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Oct 6, 2019 6:55 AM

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I have always felt Sasaki was a depressed with a fucked up history and watching the remains of his family broke my heart.
 
Nov 21, 2019 10:22 PM
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A lot of information revealed this episode, can't say I didn't enjoy. Kagura stopped those two, I wonder why...
 
Nov 25, 2019 4:20 AM

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Oh shit, so Sasaki's family were killed and that's what's fueling him to do what he's doing? Mannnn
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Apr 14, 2020 3:38 PM

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Sasaki's backstory is heartbreaking. When he was running and then found his family killed like that was so fucked up. So thats how Nobume came to follow him. Also Nobume crying like that was really sad too.



Then and now,
what I protect has never changed.
 
Aug 9, 2020 10:33 PM

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I hate Nobume so much, shes such a bitch
 
Oct 22, 2020 1:39 PM

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Damn... Sasaki.

Kagura got jelly at the end!
 
Mar 9, 10:37 PM

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Cool, an insight to some characters’ past.
Lots of cool action though!
 
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