Gintama Anime’s Baragaki Arc To Release In Theatres As A Compilation Movie


It has been revealed that a re-edited version of Gintama anime’s “Baragaki Arc” episodes will be getting a limited theatrical release in Japan as a part of “Gintama 20th Anniversary Project”.

The compilation film is titled “Gintama On Theater 2D: Baragaki-Hen,” and will run for a period of 3-weeks starting from Nov 10, 2023.

The film will also feature bonus footages.

Moreover, the official website that was launched as a part of the project revealed a brand new key visual to commemorate the announcement.

Gintama On Theater 2D: Baragaki-hen

“Gintama 20th Anniversary Project,” will span from 2023, marking the 20th anniversary of Gintama’s serialization, to 2026, commemorating two decades since the anime’s debut.

Gintama is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi. It was serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump from December 2003 to September 2018, later in Jump Giga from December 2018 to February 2019, and finished on the Gintama app, where it ran from May to June 2019.

Its chapters were collected in 77 tankobon volumes.

The series has been adapted into an original video animation (OVA) by Sunrise and was featured at Jump Festa 2006 Anime Tour in 2005. This was followed by a full 367-episode anime television series, which debuted in April 2006 on TV Tokyo, and finished in October 2018.

In addition to the anime series, three animated films have been produced. The first film premiered in April 2010. The second film premiered in July 2013. The third and final film premiered in January 2021.

Source: Official Website

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