The official website
has unveiled that the anime will resume with a new season beginning with the "Porori Arc." This year's August issue of Animedia magazine, to be released on July 10, features the anime in its cover and will also reveal the announcement. The main cast of the anime will reprise their roles and Chizuru Miyawaki
will continue to direct the series. It is scheduled to broadcast in October of this year.
is written by Hideaki Sorachi
and has been serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shounen Jump
magazine since December 2003. The manga has received 68 compiled manga volumes, with the 69th to be released on July 4.
The first season of Gintama
aired in Spring 2006, followed by four TV anime adaptations
, for a total of 328 episodes. The recent
season aired in Winter 2017. The series has also received multiple OVA, special, and movie adaptations. The live-action adaptation will screen in Japanese theaters on July 14, followed by screenings shown in various parts of Asia.