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Search for your favorite Gintama samurai in the Union Arena card list database in english. If you’re not already familiar with the Union Arena TCG list of rarities and sets you can read the full collector’s guide here.
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What is Gintama?
If you’re looking for a rollercoaster ride of laugh-out-loud comedy, heart-pounding action, and touching drama, look no further than Gintama. This popular anime series, based on the manga by Hideaki Sorachi, is renowned for its unique blend of humor, action, and occasional hilarity.
Set in an alternate Edo period where aliens known as “Amanto” have taken over Japan, Gintama follows the everyday life of samurai Gintoki Sakata, who runs an odd-jobs business along with his friends Shinpachi Shimura and Kagura.
Gintoki is a silver-haired, sugar-loving, lazy samurai with a natural perm, yet underneath his seemingly unserious demeanor, he hides an indomitable spirit and the heart of a true samurai. Together with Shinpachi and Kagura, a super-strong alien girl, they tackle a variety of jobs, meeting a vibrant cast of characters along the way, including members of the Shinsengumi, rebel samurai, and even space pirates.
The series is famous for its satirical humor and parodies of other anime and pop culture, often breaking the fourth wall for comedic effect. However, when the situation calls for it, Gintama can switch gears to deliver emotionally-charged arcs filled with action and drama that delve into the backstories of its characters and the political undercurrents of its world.
The series, while having a light-hearted tone for the most part, does not shy away from tackling serious themes such as war, power and financial struggles, and personal trauma. This blend of absurd comedy and serious themes gives Gintama its distinctive charm and has helped to establish it as one of the most unique series in the anime world.