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【Study of Today】The end of a Comedy Legend!!

Without question, the most influential anime that ended last year is Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. This year, many may vote for Attack on Titan, which is not a surprise given its dominant position is almost unchanged since 2013.

That being said, one anime also ended in 2021, Gin Tama: The Very Final gave us its ground finale in cinema. To me, it is the most important anime that ended this year, so I will do a brief recap of Gin Tama, as a goodbye to my favorite anime.[大哭]


In Japan, the Gin Tama manga has been popular, with over 55 million copies in print, making it one of the best-selling manga series. Moreover, the anime managed to maintain its high reputation, every season has a score above 8.88 on MyAnimeList, and its season 4 sits on rank 2 of Top Anime since 2015. What makes it special? Gin Tama has tons of merits, I'm gonna introduce a few, hope old fans will agree and get new fans interested!

The story is set in an alternate-history late-Edo period, where the Earth is ruled by aliens called "Amanto" (天人, "Sky People"). The samurai's swords are confiscated and the Tokugawa bakufu (shogunate) becomes a puppet government. The series focuses on an eccentric samurai, Gintoki Sakata who works as an odd-jobs freelancer, Shinpachi Shimura, the glasses wearing human (JK[怪笑], volunteer to be Gintoki's freelance apprentice because his samurai spirit) and Kagura, a teenage alien girl with super-strength. The three become known as "Yorozuya" (万事屋, "We do everything" or literally "The Anything Store") and involved into tons of events. 

■1.The comedy
Gin Tama’s author Hideaki Sorachi is arguably the master of gags. Gin Tama is one of the most iconic anime of breaking the fourth wall, various jokes from the manga are comments regarding clichés from other shōnen series!

Can you recognize them all?[委屈]

Gin Tama even criticizing the author himself, like the characters whining about the author is too lazy to think some fancy abilities like Kamehameha, makes them hard to sell their games![開心]

Gin Tama is also unbeatable when it comes to reference other anime. Gin Tama has referenced all sorts of anime, from the colleges on Jump like One Piece, Naruto to classics like Gundam and Doraemon, even reality movie star Jacky Chan . The references are always clever and funny, and the more you learn about Japanese culture, the more new references you can discover![哇噻]


■2.The animation
The animation team of Gin Tama really take it into another level, Hideaki Sorachi is already a gag machine, the animation joined his craziness and added extra creativities of themselves, Liking changing the ending to Saint Seiya stlye.[厲害] 


From using scripts because of “lack of money”, replicating shows in reality or even changing the title, but still managed to deliver high quality work, Gin Tama won’t be this successful without their efforts.



■3.The characters Characters in Gin Tama all have their unique and unforgettable personalities, such as the exhibitionism Shougun and the sadistic cop Sougo. Thanks to the anthology series style, each character has rich and great development in different stories.[懵懂]


■4.The plot
Even Though each story starts with joy, Gin Tama is not just a comedy. In each story, there are twitching plots, people have their different motives, in the end there are always lessons for us to learn. Some endings are very touching, or even - sad. Which makes Gin Tama one of its kind in comedy anime,the charm keeps making us click through to other episodes.[憋屈]


To sum up, this note is not enough to describe Gin Tama, because it has everything: laughter, sadness, tears, hope. Every time I revisit it, it always can bring me more joy and even more guildlness(For real!!) No matter how much time passes, Gin Tama will always be my favorite anime!![不滿][不滿]


#GinTama #Gundam #JoJo #DragonBall #SaintSeiya

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