The official Twitter account for the Gintama
anime series has announced that currently airing Gintama.: Shirogane no Tamashii-hen
will be split cours. After the final episode broadcast on Monday, March 26, the continuation of the anime will broadcast this summer.
The anime series is based on Hideaki Sorachi
of the same name. It has been serialized via Shueisha's Weekly Shounen Jump
magazine since December 2003 and is on its final arc. 72 compiled volumes have been released, with the latest recently going on sale on March 2. From TV anime, to movies and OVAs, the manga has received multiple anime adaptations, which began in Spring 2006 with Sunrise
animating the first three anime adaptations, then Bandai Namco Pictures
animated the rest. Its live-action movie premiered last July, with the second movie planned for an August screening.
Source: Official Twitter