Gintama Manga to Bundle Unaired Anime Episode on DVD
posted on by Egan Loo
This year's 50th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that the limited edition of the 58th Gintama manga volume will bundle an anime DVD. The bundle will ship on April 3, 2015 with an original anime that has not aired on television. The bundle will also include an exclusive original volume cover as well as an exclusive anime bookmark and an exclusive anime postcard.
The tagline for the bundled anime reads, "It's time for all the Yorozuya members … to wake up just one more time."
Hideaki Sorachi's Gintama action comedy manga inspired a television anime that premiered in 2006 and continued (with several extended hiatuses) until 2013. It also inspired two movies, including the "final" Gekijōban Gintama Kanketsu-hen: Yorozuya yo Eien Nare film that opened last year. This year's Jump Special Anime Festa event tour will launch on Sunday with a one-episode Gintama' special. Weekly Shonen Jump does not specify if the upcoming manga-bundled anime is the same anime that is debuting at Jump Special Anime Festa.