The Amanto, aliens from outer space, have invaded Earth and taken over feudal Japan. As a result, a prohibition on swords has been established, and the samurai of Japan are treated with disregard as a consequence.However one man, Gintoki Sakata, still possesses the heart of the samurai, although from his love of sweets and work as a yorozuya, one might not expect it. Accompanying him in his jack-of-all-trades line of work are Shinpachi Shimura, a boy with glasses and a strong heart, Kagura with her umbrella and seemingly bottomless stomach, as well as Sadaharu, their oversized pet dog. Of course, these odd jobs are not always simple, as they frequently have run-ins with the police, ragtag rebels, and assassins, oftentimes leading to humorous but unfortunate consequences.Gintama featuring Tomokazu Sugita and Rie Kugimiya has one or more episodes free on Crunchyroll, available for purchase on iTunes, and available for purchase on Prime Video. It's an action & adventure and animation show with 452 episodes over 11 seasons. Gintama is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.6 (4,321 votes).
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S01 E01Apr 3, 2006
You Guys!! Do You Even Have a Gintama? (1) Apr 3, 2006 Gintoki, Shinpachi, and Kagura receive a request from a man who wants them to make him stronger.
S01 E02Apr 3, 2006
You Guys!! Do You Even Have a Gintama? (2) Apr 3, 2006 Gintoki's group goes to take back a house for a man who's been conned.
S01 E03Apr 10, 2006
Nobody with Naturally Wavy Hair Can be That Bad! Apr 10, 2006 Sakata Gintoki meets Shimura Shinpachi. The two proceeds to save Shinpachi's older sister from an amanto entertainment club.
S01 E04Apr 24, 2006
Watch Out! Weekly Shonen JUMP Sometimes Comes Out on Saturdays! Apr 24, 2006 Gintoki and Shinpachi meet an amanto alien girl who's been chased after by gangster.
S01 E05May 1, 2006
Make Friends You Can Call by Their Nicknames, Even When You're an Old Fart! May 1, 2006 Gintoki's group's been asked to deliver a package to an amanto alien embassy.
S01 E06May 8, 2006
Keep Your Promise Even If It Kills You May 8, 2006 A man tries to break out of jail, to attend a pop star's concert.
S01 E07May 15, 2006
Responsible Owners Should Clean Up After Their Pets! May 15, 2006 The group is hired to find an amanto alien prince's pet.
S02 E01Apr 4, 2007
"Once Upon a Time in China-Girl Gintama" or “Pending Means Pending, It’s Not Final" Apr 4, 2007 Gintoki gives his suggestions to the editor and author of "Gintaman" on what should the series improve on.
S02 E02Apr 11, 2007
Milk Should Be Served at Body Temperature Apr 11, 2007 A baby's dropped off in front of the Yorozuya; claming it's Gintoki's son.
S02 E03Apr 18, 2007
If You Want to See Someone, Make an Appo First Apr 18, 2007 Itou Kamotarou (appeared on the previous episode) proceeds with his agenda. Hijikata seeks help from the Yorozuya to save the Shinsengumi from destruction.
S02 E04Apr 25, 2007
Stress Makes You Bald, but It's Stressful to Avoid Stress, So You End Up Stressed Out Anyway, So in the End There's Nothing You Can Do Apr 25, 2007 While trying to burn old JUMP issues, Gintoki is captured by a female fire fighter in search of a local arsonist.
S02 E05May 2, 2007
Mothers Everywhere Are All the Same May 2, 2007 A mother looking for her son in Edo enlists the help of Yorozuya.
S02 E06May 9, 2007
Don't Make Munching Noises When You Eat May 9, 2007 Continuing from the last episode, it is discovered that the son turned out to be the No.1 "Pimp" in Kabuki District.
S02 E07May 16, 2007
Keep an Eye on the Chief for the Day May 16, 2007 Terakado Tsu (Otsu) goes to be one day chief of the Shinsengumi to improve its image.
Season 3Crunchyroll | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Apr 2, 2008
The More Something Is Disliked, the More Lovely It Is Apr 2, 2008 Gintoki gives his suggestions to the editor and author of "Gintaman" on what should the series improve on.
S03 E02Apr 9, 2008
Rules Are Made to be Broken Apr 9, 2008 Some Shinsengumi member shows up, and it is soon revealed to be a rival of Hijikata.
S03 E03Apr 16, 2008
Otaku Are Talkative Apr 16, 2008 Itou Kamotarou (appeared on the previous episode) proceeds with his agenda. Hijikata seeks help from the Yorozuya to save the Shinsengumi from destruction.
S03 E04Apr 23, 2008
There's a Thin Line Between Strengths and Weaknesses Apr 23, 2008 Okita appears to save Kondou from the rebel Shinsengumi led by Itou. The Yorozuya along with Hijikata are also on their way to the scene.
S03 E05Apr 30, 2008
Important Things Are Hard To See Apr 30, 2008 Now fully free from the curse, Hijikata battles against Itou. Meanwhile, Gintoki is forced into a confrontation with none other than Bansai, right hand man to Takasugi.
S03 E06May 7, 2008
It’s All About the Beat and Timing May 7, 2008 The concluding finale to the (Itou) Shinsengumi Discord Arc.
S03 E07May 14, 2008
Love Is Often Played Out In Sudden Death May 14, 2008 Kagura accidentally knocks out an international soccer team when their capitan was out by giving them water from a janitors bucket and now The Yorozuya and others have to fill the teams spots.
S04 E01Apr 1, 2009
A Conversation With a Barber During a Haircut is The Most Pointless Thing in The World Apr 1, 2009 Gintoki visits a barber shop to get his hair cut. After Kagura mentions that the seventh volume of the manga Abu is missing, the barber runs off to buy the volume and leaves the Yorozuya to look after the shop. After a while Katsura and Kondo enter the shop to get an image change. Then the Shogun enters suddenly the shop and wants a hair cut, too. The Yorozuya fall into despair because they don't even know how to cut hair properly.
S04 E02Apr 8, 2009
The Heavens Created Chonmage Above Man Instead of Another Man Apr 8, 2009 The Shogun wants Gintoki, Kagura and Shinpachi to redo his mage. After Kagura is trying to ask the Shogun how he wants his hair done, she vomits and a Naruto gets stuck on the Shogun's head. Then the three Yorozuya try removing it with a razor and accidentally cut off the Shogun's mage. To cover up their mistake they try to find a replace for it.
S04 E03Apr 15, 2009
Sleep Helps a Child Grow Apr 15, 2009 Kagura can't fall asleep , so she goes to Gintoki's room and troubles him about her problem. After few methods, she finally fells asleep while listening to a story from a radio show. Unfortunately Gintoki listened to this Horror story as well, and now he can't fall aleep.
S04 E04Apr 22, 2009
That person looks different from usual during a birthday party Apr 22, 2009 It's Christmas in Edo and Kagura writes her father a letter. She is sad that Santa Claus never visited her. Moved, her father Umi Bozu dresses himself up as Santa and hides watching Kagura, Otae, Shinpachi and Hasegawa celebrate Christmas. When he finally jumps out of the bushes to surprise her there is another Santa, a dressed up Gintoki. Both of them think that their counterpart is real. They start punching each other when another three Santas show up (Sachan, Kondo and Kyubei). Kagura decides on a contest to see who's the real Santa.
S04 E05Apr 29, 2009
The other side of the other side of the other side would be the other side Apr 29, 2009 The contest has finally begun but instead of a real contest to decide who's the real Santa, Kagura, Otae and the five Santas together with Shinpachi and Hasegawa are shown in various scenes playing a role like a school girl and not fighting each other like in a real contest. In each scene they imagine, the Santa has to show his kind of version what he would do as Santa and this is judged by Kagura, Otae and Hasegawa. Although in the end none of the Santas has any desire to continue with this contest so they all quit. The episode ends with Kagura, all along figured out the identity of everyone, wishing everybody a Merry Christmas.
S04 E06May 6, 2009
It Takes a Bit of Courage to Enter a Street Vendor's Stand May 6, 2009 Yatai “Guchiri-Ya” (Whining Store) has three rules: One, a customer can come in alone and whine as much as they want. Two, if there’s a familiar face, pretend like you don’t know them. And three, do not share the stories you hear. Tonight’s customers are a drowsy-looking samurai with a sweet tooth, a Mayo samurai, and finally Mr. Gorilla (pseudonym). Though permitted to whine, the three customers cannot help feeling awkward about it. So the master speaks on their behalf and spills their usual complaints, causing panic amongst the group. Just then, a familiar-looking woman enters the Yatai and begins attacking the other customers with sharp words (and weapons)!
S04 E07May 13, 2009
Any Place Can Become a Battlefield When Men Gather May 13, 2009 Today’s Tsu Terakado concert is another lively success. But fan club president Shinpachi is angered because only four of the Tsu Terakado fan club members have come to the concert. He is further enraged to learn that many of the club members have left without permission and have joined the new Tsusentai fan club instead. To Shinpachi’s surprise, the Tsusentai leader is Hijikata, who thanks to the demonic sword’s curse has now become a charismatic otaku! Can Shinpachi protect his only(?) distinctive trait from Tosshi’s onslaught?!
S05 E01Apr 3, 2011
Everyone Looks a Little Grown Up After Spring Break Apr 3, 2011 Shinpachi Shimura returns to the Yorozuya and discovers his friends drastically changed during the break. Feeling left behind, he returns home and discovers his sister, Tae Shimura, engaged to Isao Kondo. Tae and Kando enlists Shinpachi into the Shinsengumi and reveals that Tae is pregnant. Shinpachi runs to the ocean and laments the sudden change of those around him. There, he learns about Kyubei Yagyu's sex change to modify her life. They are interrupted by and Kotaro Katsura who also changed his genre due to his Kyubei's characters similarities.
S05 E02Apr 10, 2011
Everyone Looks Pretty Grown Up After Summer Break Apr 10, 2011 As Katsura and Kyubei fight for the title of the best transgendered, Shinpachi leaves to find that the Shinsengumi members also suffered a sudden change in their selves; Sogo Okita is the leader from the group and orders him and Toshiro Hijikata, Sagaru Yamazaki to attack the Yorozuya. As the three leave, Hijikata knocks out Yamazaki, as he was faking his change. He and Shinpachi learn that an invasion of parasite aliens is responsible for change to their friends and proceed to destroy them. However, they find problems in the outcome, and both Hijikata and and Shinpachi are knocked out in the process, with Gintoki being actually only person without a parasite.
S05 E03Apr 17, 2011
Use a Calligraphy Pen for New Year Cards / The Heart Comes Before Chocolate Apr 17, 2011 As Gintoki complains of writing News Years cards, Yorozuya learn of what his friends have done over the holidays. He also receives cards saying his friends have gotten married, while they have lied and just Photoshopped the photos. The episode ends with Kondo, Sachan and Hasegawa telling their story of how they wrote a News Years card. The second part starts with the same opening, but Gin complains of the lack of chocolate. Kagura has a chocolate for Gintoki and Shinpachi, but is too embarrassed to give to them. She enlists the help of Tsukuyo, and Sachan to help, but they are each too embarrassed to help her and make her give their chocolates to Gintoki. She indifferently give Gintoki and Shipachi the chocolate saying they were on the door step, as the happily run for the chocolate, they find all the chocolates were said to be from Kagura.
S05 E04Apr 24, 2011
Meals Should Be Balanced / We Are All Warriors in the Battle Against Fate Apr 24, 2011 Yamazaki has a mental breakdown cause of Anpans and Kondo finally gets a date (Or does he!)
S05 E05May 1, 2011
It's Too Confusing When Talking About the Poster Girl for a Poster Store, So Call Her a Sandwich Board May 1, 2011 Catherine appears to have a boyfriend and has drastically improved her appearance. Her boyfriend is a regular at Snack Otose, an entrepreneur by the name of Suejiro. Catherine decides to leave the Kabuki district to start a new bar with him.
S05 E06May 8, 2011
Glasses Are Part of the Soul May 8, 2011 The Odd Jobs' TV breaks out with Sachan inside. Gintoki tells Sadaharu to throw her away with the TV, but Sachan's precious glasses are broken in the process. Gintoki reluctantly buys Sa-chan a new pair of glasses, but they are bottle bottom glasses that are clearly the wrong prescription. Sa-chan is overjoyed that Gintoki has given her a present, but the new glasses are responsible for a chain of failures on her assassination job. Her superiors now question her commitment.
S05 E07May 15, 2011
Glasses Prevent You From Seeing Certain Things May 15, 2011 Gintoki and crew continue to defend Sarutobi against the Lethal Punishers. But against such assassins as the Pillow Masa, T-shirt Tatsu, and the Chuubert Chu Brothers, will they win?
S06 E01Oct 3, 2012
Nobody with Natural Straight Hair Can Be That Bad Oct 3, 2012 Gintoki returns from a six-month vacation to find he has been replaced by a gold-haired imposter.
S06 E02Oct 10, 2012
Kintoki and Gintoki Oct 10, 2012 Tama reveals Kintoki's origins and hatches a plan with Gintoki and Sadaharu to make the town remember the real Odd Jobs leader.
S06 E03Oct 17, 2012
Kin-san's Kintama Oct 17, 2012 After Gintoki saves Tama from Kintoki, he finds the whole town turned against him after Kintoki frames him for the attack! Now Gintoki must face not only Kintoki, but all his former friends too! However, some of them are beginning to have doubts.
S06 E04Oct 24, 2012
The Meaning of a Main Character Oct 24, 2012 It's time for the final showdown. Gintoki's friends rally around him once more, but Kintoki still has one more trick up his sleeve that could spell the end of Gintama forever!
S06 E05Jan 9, 2013
Courtesan Turns the Tables Jan 9, 2013 Many years ago, the famous courtesan Suzuran made a promise with one of her clients. She has waiting in Yoshiwara ever since, hoping meet this man again. Many years have passed and Suzuran is now old and on her deathbed. Gintoki and Tsukuyo decide to track down this man, but are shocked when they find out just who he is.
S06 E06Jan 16, 2013
Inside the Palace!! Jan 16, 2013 Whilst trying to hide the unconscious Shogun, Gintoki and the gang encounter his uncle, the former Shogun, the man who allegedly made the promise with Suzuran. However, when Tsukuyo asks about her, they discover something that could spell danger for them all.
S06 E07Jan 23, 2013
Five Pinkies Jan 23, 2013 Gintoki and the gang storm the palace looking for Maizo and Sadasada, the former Shogun. They find and confront Sadasada, but he still has a few tricks up his sleeve...
Season 7Crunchyroll | Rent or Buy
S07 E01Apr 7, 2015
You Can Never Pause at the Perfect Time Apr 7, 2015 Gin finds a strange clock and accidentally breaks it, causing all time in the universe to come to a stop.
S07 E02Apr 14, 2015
Even a Matsui Stick Can't Handle Some Kinds of Dirt Apr 14, 2015 Odd Jobs continue to try and fix the Universal Clock, with little success.
S07 E03Apr 21, 2015
An Inspector's Love Begins With an Inspection Apr 21, 2015 Yamazaki is on the verge of breaking down after staking out Odd Jobs' place for days on end. Tama offers some words of encouragement at just the right moment. Unfortunately, Yamazaki's new found affection for Tama soon turns into full-blown stalking. Concerned, the Shinsengumi send Okita to help fix things...
S07 E04Apr 28, 2015
Forget Dates, Remember People / You Can Hide Your Porn Mags, But You Can't Hide Your *** Apr 28, 2015 Part 1 - Tsukuyo attempts to give Seita history lessons, but he refuses to take it seriously. Gintoki attempts to help, but his version of events may not be very accurate.Part 2 - Shinpachi runs into Gintoki whilst attempting to smuggle "Ho Love-ru" manga. The pair discuss how best to hide them from his sister.
S07 E05May 5, 2015
A Mirror Provides a Frozen Reflection of Both Your Beautiful and Ugly Sides / Nobody Likes the Photo on Their License May 5, 2015 Part 1 - Sacchan finds a new stalking spot in Odd Job's building, but witnesses some unexpected things as the gang go about their morning rituals!Part 2 - Yamazaki is fed up with being labelled as boring at work and tries to get a ninja license.
S07 E06May 12, 2015
Arriving Late to a Reunion Makes it Hard to Enter May 12, 2015 Gin is tricked into turning up to a reunion party with Katsura and Sakamoto. The two are unhappy with their lack of screen time and are determined to start a flashback arc, but they then get sidetracked trying to figure out the identity of a supposed fifth hero who supported them from the sidelines.
S07 E07May 19, 2015
A Reunion Also Brings to the Surface Things You Don't Want to Remember May 19, 2015 Gin and co finally remember the phantom fifth member, Kurokono Tasuke. They also remember blowing him up by accident! Could it be that this reunion was arranged by Kurokono's vengeful spirit?
S08 E01Jan 7, 2017
The Monster and the Monster's Child Jan 7, 2017 Katsura, his faction and the Yorozuya are in Akiba hiding from the bakufu before encountering Nobume, Matoko and Takechi.Thus weaves a tale of the Kiheitai's fall, the Tendoushuu's birth and a surprising secret of Shouyou.
S08 E02Jan 14, 2017
Leave Letter Jan 14, 2017 As the Yorozuya struggle with the recent revelations, the Kiheitai find themselves with unexpected allies. Now all will go on a journey to the planet Rakuyou, once the birthplace of two certain redhead Yato.
S08 E03Jan 21, 2017
The Song of a Samurai Jan 21, 2017 Enemies and allies have gathered on Rakuyou. So now the battles begin!
S08 E04Jan 28, 2017
Zura Jan 28, 2017 Katsura, Sakamoto, and Gintoki must face off against the most dangerous members of the Harusame, the 3 Mad Stars. First up, it is Katsura vs Shoukaku, along with the reveal of Katsura's past.
S08 E05Feb 4, 2017
The Two Fools Feb 4, 2017 One Star down, two to go; next up, it is Sakamoto vs Hankai. As he struggles to save ship and crew from the android's machinations, a certain character gains development.
S08 E06Feb 11, 2017
Ten Years Feb 11, 2017 Two down, one to go; last up, Gintoki vs. Batou with mistaken identities and illusions galore. And in the end, a certain character awakens and a certain quartet reunite.
S08 E07Feb 18, 2017
Way Feb 18, 2017
S09 E01Oct 1, 2017
The Stairs to Adulthood May Not Always Lead Up Oct 1, 2017
S09 E02Oct 8, 2017
My Bald Dad, My Light-Haired Dad, and My Dad's Glasses Oct 8, 2017 Umibozu and Gintoki's meeting with Kagura's boyfriend Dai doesn't go according to plan as he's revealed to be the prince of Planet Titan. Meanwhile, the new couple's relationship takes a drastic turn.
S09 E03Oct 15, 2017
Episode 331 Oct 15, 2017 Katsura, upon hearing Ikumatsu's story about an old man who used to visit her restaurant every New Year's Eve, enlists the Odd Jobs' help to look for him.
S09 E04Oct 22, 2017
Episode 332 Oct 22, 2017 The gang discover the truth behind the old man and look to reunite him with Ikumatsu and her ramen.
S09 E05Oct 29, 2017
Episode 333 Oct 29, 2017 Hasegawa has a life-or-death encounter with assassins, and the Shinsengumi and Mimawarigumi compete over solving a fictional case.
S09 E06Nov 5, 2017
Episode 334 Nov 5, 2017 The Odd Jobs encounter a strange sword at Tetsuko's smithy, and it grows attached (quite literally) to Gintoki's behind!
S09 E07Nov 12, 2017
Episode 335 Nov 12, 2017 Kusanagi reveals the details of an old wound he received at the hands of the cursed sword, Maganagi, as Gintoki and Okita get ready for their duel. Meanwhile, Hijikata investigates Senbe the Manslayer.
S10 E01Jan 7, 2018
Try As You Might to Make a Natural Perm Go Away, It Will Always Return Jan 7, 2018 Start of the Silver Arc/Final Arc.
S10 E02Jan 14, 2018
Flavoring Is Best in Small Quantities Jan 14, 2018
S10 E03Jan 21, 2018
A Delinquent's Kid Has Long Neck Hair Jan 21, 2018
S10 E04Jan 28, 2018
Episode 345 Jan 28, 2018
S10 E05Feb 4, 2018
Episode 5 Feb 4, 2018 The return of some familiar faces breathes new life into Earth's resistance, but they're as troublesome as they've always been! And when the Liberation Army brings out its big guns, it's up to Gengai to respond.
S10 E06Feb 11, 2018
Episode 6 Feb 11, 2018 The machines have done their part and left Earth's future in the hands of humanity. But Gengai's cannon has also painted a huge target on the Kabuki Distruct, and the Liberation Army immediately marches toward it.
S10 E07Feb 18, 2018
Episode 7 Feb 18, 2018 Prince Hata's past is revealed along with the history of Planet Okoku. Can Katsura and Hasegawa really get them on Earth's side?
S11 E02Jul 15, 2018
Episode 2 Jul 15, 2018
S11 E03Jul 22, 2018
Episode 3 Jul 22, 2018
S11 E04Jul 29, 2018
Episode 4 Jul 29, 2018
S11 E05Aug 5, 2018
Episode 5 Aug 5, 2018
S11 E06Aug 12, 2018
Episode 6 Aug 12, 2018
S11 E07Aug 19, 2018
Episode 7 Aug 19, 2018
S11 E08Aug 26, 2018
Episode 8 Aug 26, 2018