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In Japan, a PlayStation 2 Gin Tama game, Gintama: Together with Gin! My Kabuki District Journal (銀魂 銀さんと一緒!ボクのかぶき町日記Gintama Gin-san to Issho! Boku no Kabuki-chō Nikki), was released on August 30, 2007, and a Wii game, Gintama: General Store Tube: Tsukkomi-able Cartoon (銀魂 万事屋ちゅ〜ぶ ツッコマブル動画Gintama Yorozuya Chūbu Tsukkomaburu Dōga), was released on October 25, 2007. A game for the Nintendo DS called Gintama: Silver Ball Quest: Gin’s Job-Change to Save the World (銀魂 銀玉くえすと 銀さんが転職したり世界を救ったりGintama Gintama Kuesuto Gin-san ga Tenshoku-shitari Sekai o Sukuttari) was released on December 6, 2007 Other two games for the DS include Gintama Dee-Ess: Odd Jobs Grand Riot! (銀魂でぃ〜えす・万事屋大騒動!Gintama Dīesu Yorozuya Daisōdō!) and Gintama: Gintoki vs. Hijikata!? The Huge Fight Over Silver Souls in the Kabuki District!! (銀魂 銀時vs土方!? かぶき町銀玉大争奪戦!!Gintama Gintoki vs Hijikata!? Kabuki-cho Gitama Daisōdatsusen!!). Gin Tama characters also appear in the Weekly Shōnen Jump crossover Jump Super Stars and its sequel, Jump Ultimate Stars, both for Nintendo DS. Gintoki also appears as a playable fighter in the Jump crossover fighting game J-Stars Victory VS on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, with Kagura and Sadaharu acting as support. “Gintama no Sugoroku – 銀魂のすごろく” was released on January 24, 2013 for the PlayStation Portable by Namco Bandai Games. On August 31, 2017, Bandai Namco Entertainment announced “Gintama Rumble”, a hack and slash action game for the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation Vita.


There have been various guidebooks for the Gin Tama manga and its anime. The first guidebook for the manga is Gintama Official Character Book – Gin Channel! (銀魂公式キャラクターブック「銀ちゃんねる!」Gintama Official Character Book – Gin Chaneru!) released by Shueisha on April 4, 2006. It features characters files, an interview with Hideaki Sorachi and original character stickers. The second book is Gintama Official Character Book 2 – Fifth Grade (銀魂公式キャラクターブック2 「銀魂五年生」Gintama Official Character Book 2 – Gonen-Sei) which was published on May 5, 2009. Like the previous book, this one also has an interview with Sorachi and files for the new characters that have appeared in the series since the first guidebook’s release. The first guidebook for the anime is named Gintama Official Animation Guide “Gayagaya Box” (オフィシャルアニメーションガイド 銀魂あにめガヤガヤ箱). It was published on April 4, 2008 to celebrate the airing of the anime’s 100th episode. This guidebook features commentaries by the Japanese voice actors and the cast from the series.It was followed by Official Animation Guide Gintama Anime Paraparakan (オフィシャルアニメーションガイド 銀魂あにめパラパラ館) on April 5, 2011.A series of three anime character guidebooks titled Gintama Character Book (銀魂キャラクターズブックGintama Kyarakutazu Bukku) have also been published in Japan within 2010.

Jump Super Stars

Release: August 8, 2005
System: Nintendo DS
Genre: Fighting Action

Gintama DS: Yorozuya Riot

Release: September 21, 2006
System: Nintendo DS
Genre: Gintama-like Life Simulation

Jump Ultimate Stars

Release: November 23, 2006
Genre: Fighting Action

Gintama: Gintoki vs. Hijikata!?
The Kabukicho Silver Ball Competition!!
銀魂 銀時vs土方!? かぶき町銀玉大争奪戦!!

Release: December 14, 2006
System: Nintendo DS
Genre: Gintamulti Adventure

Gintama: With Gin-san! My Kabukicho Diary
銀魂 銀さんと一緒! ボクのかぶき町日記

Release: August 30, 2007
System: Playstation 2
Genre: Oedo Adventure

Gintama: Yorozuya Tu~be! Tsukkomable Video
銀魂 万事屋ちゅ~ぶ! ツッコマブル動画

Release: October 25, 2007
System: Wii
Genre: Tsukkomable Video

Gintama: Silver Ball Quest
Gin-san Changes His Job and Saves the World
銀魂 銀玉くえすと 銀さんが転職したり世界を救ったり

Release: December 6, 2007
System: Nintendo DS
Genre: “Gintamulti”

Gintama Sugoroku

Release: January 24, 2013
System: Playstation PSP
Genre: Board Game


Gintama Rankings

Character Polls

  • Weekly Shonen Jump 2005 – 1st Character Popularity Poll
  • Weekly Shonen Jump 2009 – 2nd Character Popularity Poll
  • Weekly Shonen Jump 2011 – 3rd Character Popularity Poll (coming soon)
  • Yorinuki Gintama Character Popularity Poll 1 (coming soon)
  • Yorinuki Gintama Character Popularity Poll 2 (coming soon)
  • Yorinuki Gintama Character Popularity Poll 3 (coming soon)

Movie Box Office

  • Oricon – Gintama the Movie: Benizakura Arc – A New Translation
  • Oricon – Gintama the Movie: The Final Chapter – Be Forever Yorozuya