Source : manga by Hideaki Sorachi
Genre : Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Slice of Life, Magic, Supernatural, Sci-Fi
Written by: Akatsuki Yamatoya
Studio: Sunrise( 1-265) Bandai Namco Pictures (266-present)
Episodes: on going
Duration: 24 m+
Gintama: silver haired samurai
Shimura Shinpachi: tagged along gintama to learn the ways of samurai but ended up as a nanny.
Kagura: alien girl
The anime is a parody with some heavy emotional moments slipped in. The story is set in a ‘parallel’ universe where an aliens group called Amanto has taken over the feudal Japan and banned Samurais to use swords. Sataka Gintoki aka Gin Tama, is a retired Samurai, who now runs an odd jobs ‘company’ to pay the rent for staying at Otose’s, has teamed up with Shimura Shinpachi and Kagura, to run the odd jobs.