Gintama Spin-off Anime 3rd Year Class Z Ginpachi-sensei Coming in 2025

    Gintama is finally coming back.

    TV Tokyo confirms that the Gintama spin-off novel 3rd Year Class Z Ginpachi-sensei will receive an anime adaptation in 2025. In the spin-off, Gintoki Sakata is a high school teacher in charge of Class 3-Z at Gintama High School.

    Hideki Sorachi’s popular Gintama series began with the manga in 2004 and ran all the way until June 2021. In March 2023, an anime adaptation for the 3rd Year Class Z Ginpachi-sensei spin-off novel by Tomohiko Osaki was announced. News about this anime was scarce, but Jump Festa 2024 was the right opportunity for an update.

    Gintama Returns with the 3rd Year Class Z Ginpachi-sensei Anime

    A new trailer was shown at Jump Festa 2024, revealing that the Gintama anime will return with 3rd Year Class Z Ginpachi-sensei in 2025. This anime is part of the Gintama franchise’s 20th anniversary plans, which includes the Gintama Exhibition – Hatachi no Tsudoi. This new exhibition will be held at Sunshine City in Ikebukuro, Tokyo in winter 2024. Sorachi will share hand-drawn drafts from the Gintama manga, and exhibition attendees can expect photo ops and original merchandise.

    In the meantime, check out the new trailer from Jump Festa 2024 below:

    While waiting on the new spin-off anime, fans may catch up with the Gintama anime right now by streaming the series on Crunchyroll. A total of 382 episodes are available to watch on the platform. Moreover, the Gintama: The Very Final anime movie is available to stream as well.

    Finally, here’s an overview of the Gintama anime series, via Crunchyroll.

    In a world where aliens have invaded Edo Period Japan, skyscrapers, trains and motor bikes have replaced the simple life of Earth inhabitants. One man however, still carries the soul of a samurai, Gintoki Sakata, otherwise known as Yorozuya Gin-san. As reckless as he is, Gintoki carries his own resolve and is ready to take on any challenge with his fellow companions.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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