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Over 32,000 Fans Vote For Gintama Cover Character

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge

This year's 21st issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing the result of this year's Gintama character poll on Monday. Over 32,000 fans weighed in to choose their favorite character to appear on the cover with Gintoki. The votes were tallied and Shinsengumi "Demonic Vice-Commander" Tōshirō Hijikata came out on top with a total of 4,446 votes.

  1. Tōshirō Hijikata - 4,446 votes
  2. Sōgo Okita- 3,041 votes
  3. Shinsuke Takasugi - 3,304 votes
  4. Kagura - 3,012 votes
  5. Tae Shimura - 2,774 votes
  6. Kotarō Katsura - 2,501 votes
  7. Kamui - 1,179 votes
  8. Hideaki Sorachi (series' creator) - 1,149 votes
  9. Shinpachi Shimura - 1,146 votes
  10. Shōyō Yoshida - 1,145 votes
  11. Tsukuyo 1,000 votes
  12. Sagaru Yamazaki - 894 votes
  13. Ayame Sarutobi - 892 votes
  14. Tatsuma Sakamoto - 876 votes
  15. Kintoki Sakata - 875 votes
  16. Sadaharu - 749 votes
  17. Elizabeth - 725 votes
  18. Taisō Hasegawa - 719 votes
  19. Kamotarō Itō - 696 votes
  20. Isao Kondo - 232 votes

Gintoki, Kagura, and Sadaharu recently made appearances in the J-Stars Victory Vs. PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita game. The "final" Gintama film, Gekijōban Gintama Kanketsu-hen: Yorozuya yo Eien Nare (Final Gintama: The Movie: Be Forever Yorozuya) opened in Japan last year.


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