9 Sad Gintama Moments that Made us Cry – Episode 1 – 99 edition!
Gintama is arguably the best comedy anime to be ever produced. There is no other anime that gave me the same feeling as Gintama. The show made me laugh, made me cry, made me question my approach to life. With its strong cast and an overall laid back ambience, The show paved its way to one my favorite show of all time. In Gintama, there are times when you kick in an episode hoping to have some good laughs but end up using a box or two of tissues……………… To wipe tears not to………….!!!! Today we’ll crack down thoose sad Gintama moments that made my humor craving heart cry. This is “Regular Mirza” and you are reading 9 Sad Gintama Moments that Made us Cry.
9 – Otsu Chan Fathers Promise
During episode 6, we are introduced with Otsuu-Chan, a recurring pop idol character. Gintoki and squad is held hostage by a prisoner who just escaped the prison. Later on it turns out that the sole reason he escaped was to attend her daughter, Otsuu-Chan first live concert.
8 – Old Man last wish
In episode 11, Yorozuya is asked by an old man on his death bed to return the Kanzashi to the girl he felt in love with whom he never asked out. He had not seen her again since a very long time and wished to see her again before he died. It turns out the girl was Otose. They rushed toward his bed as the old man sees her again as he took his last breath
7 – Gintoki Sakata Past Flashbacks
Throughout the show, bits and pieces of Gintoki past have been revealed. One do not expect such harsh backstory of a laid-back nature, humorous dude like Gintoki. His past, from the war he fought and its effects, being homeless and hungry only to be rescued by Otose, is sad enough to make your eyes shed a tear or two.
6 – Kappa Amanto Promise to Keep the Lake Safe
Ebina, A Kappa Amanto, Moved to earth after his planet went dry. He befriended a sick girl, Hayashi, who can’t swim due to her disease despite her wanting to do so. Ebina promised her to keep the lake safe until she is cured and swim alongside him. Unknown to Ebina, The girl died a long time ago. Despite the fact, Yorozuya defends the lake against owner of the land, so Ebina can keep his promise.
5 – Oshou Doushin Death
Oshou Doushin, a killer scheduled for execution was saved by Tendoshu in exchange for him fighting in an underground arena. Despite his killer past, He had adopted several children and wishes to flee edo so he can give up killing people in Arena. During his attempt to escape, Oshou was killed leaving his adopted children devastated.
4- Masamune Hunt
During the mushroom hunting, Gintoki and squad encounter a rogue bear on rampage. The bear was raised by famous hunter Morinosuke, who raised her with love only to be forced to abandon her later by other villagers. Now that Masamune is rouge, its his responsibility to put an end on her. Morinosuke struggle to shoot as her flashbacks keep coming in his head. Masamune decides to put and end to this as she lowers her head for Morinosuke to shoot and kill her.
3 – Benzakura Arc
The whole arc was filled with grim and sad moments one after another. from alleged death of Katsura, possession and subsequent destruction of Okada Nizo, Death of Murata Tetsuya while saving her sister, the whole arc was filled with moments enough to make a grown up cry
2 – Kagura’s Past
Despite her childish, raw and naive persona, Kagura had a rough past. Her brother chopped of his father’s arm, Her Father then abandoned his family leaving his sick wife and young Kagura behind. Her mother breathed her last while she was still very young. Alone in the slums of faraway planet, she decided to abandon her planet and move to earth.
1 – Okita Mitsuba Arc
A spice lover lady, Okita Mitsuba, Sogo Okita’s elder sister and crush of “Demon Vice Cheif” Hijakata was introduced in episode 86. She had crush on Hijakata who rejected her despite of him also in love with her. Hijakata wanted her to live a normal house wive life which he couldn’t give to her. Our hearts break as we witness her dying hoping a change of mind from Hijakata, who must kill her fiance for his crimes before its too late. In the end, she ended up dying beside crying Sogo, stating how proud she is of him. The arc ends with Hijakta at hospital roof complaining how spicy the chips were he was eating.
These were the 9 sad Gintama moments. Which one made you sad most? tell us in comments.
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