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Format:
Book
Title:
Gin Tama
Uniform Title:
Gin Tama. English
ISBN:
9781421513584

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Edition:
Shonen Jump Advanced manga edition.
Publication:
San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2007-2011]
Physical Description:
23 volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm.
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General Note:
"First printing, November 2007"--T.p. verso, v. 1.

"First published in Japan in 2003 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo"--T.p. verso, v. 1.

"In keeping with the original Japanese format, Gin Tama is meant to be read from right to left"--Page 3 of cover, v. 1.

Publication of this edition ceased with vol 23, but Japanese original continues to be published (vol. 76 published 4 January 2019).
Contents:
V. 1. Nobody with naturally wavy hair can be that bad -- v. 2. Fighting should be done with fists -- v. 3. If you're a man, try the swordfish -- v. 4. Exaggerate the tales of your exploits by a third, so everyone has a good time -- v. 5. Watch out for conveyor belts! -- v. 6. Some things you can't cut with a sword -- v. 7. Things you care the least about are the ones you never forget -- v. 8. Just slug your daughter's boyfriend and get it over with -- v. 9. Whatever you play, play to win! -- v. 10. Even an inch-long insect has a soul -- v. 11. The sun rises again -- v. 12. The longest way around is the shortest way -- v. 13. After all, your enemy of yesterday is still your enemy today -- v. 14. Four heads are better than one -- v. 15. The best makeup for women is their smiles -- v. 16. German suplex any women who asks, "Which is more important, me or your work?" -- v. 17. Only one hour of video games per day -- v. 18. Men, be dorks -- v. 19. A schemer gets caught in his own scheme -- v. 20. The best part of summer vacation is before it begins -- v. 21. Go straight even if you're bent with age -- v. 22. Always keep a screwdriver in your heart -- v. 23. People almost always fight on trips.
Summary:
Following an alien invasion of Japan, ex-samurai Sakata "Gin" Gintoki does whatever necessary to make ends meet. Sleazy alien moneylenders, monsters on the rampage, and a ticking time bomb may be all in a day's work for him.
Reading Level:
"Gin Tama is rated T+ for older teen and is recommended for ages 16 and up. It contains suggestive situations"--T.p. verso, v. 1.
Subject(s):
Samurai -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc.

Human-alien encounters -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc.
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