Ginpachi-sensei Volume 2

Gintama Class 3-Z Ginpachi-sensei 2: It's a Field Trip! Everyone Assemble!!

銀魂 3年Z組銀八先生 2 修学旅行だよ!全員集合!!

Pages: 248
Release: 2007/7/20

ISBN-13: 978-4-08-703181-2

Its popularity led to a second novelization! It's the Class 3-Z Field Trip Arc!!

The alternate universe "Class 3-Z Ginpachi-sensei" special from Weekly Shonen Jump's Gintama is here once again! This time, let's go on a field trip with the trouble-stirring 3-Z gang!!


Lecture 1: It's Exciting Right Before We Go on a Field Trip. Huh? You Don't Think So?
第一講: 修学旅行って行く前からワクワクするよね。え? しない?
Lecture 2: It's Handy to Have Party Members Who Can Cast "Safe Passage"
第二講: トラマナを使える奴がパーティーにいると、それはそれで便利
Lecture 3: I Think that Manifestos Are What's Important
第三講: やっぱり大事なのはマニフェストだと思う
Lecture 4: They Say You Lose All Shame When You Leave Home, But I Don't Want to Lose It If I Can Help It
第四講: 旅の恥はかき捨てって言うけど、なるべくなら恥はかきたくないもんだ
Safe Passage (Toramana in Japanese) is a spell from the Dragon Quest series. When cast, it allowed you to travel through harmful terrain without taking damage.

Character Profiles

Sakata Ginpachi


Homeroom teacher for class 3-Z. He's unworthy of being a teacher, but for some reason the students acknowledge him.

Shimura Shinpachi


He's a plain guy, but he's in charge of being the straight man.



An exchange student. She is a female high school student with a cute appearance but an abnormal appetite.

Shimura Tae


Shinpachi's sister. Beautiful, but her personality is brutal.

Kondo Isao


Discipline Committee Chairman. He became a stalker after awakening his strong feelings towards Tae.

Hijikata Toshiro


The Vice Chairman of the Discipline Committee with sharp eyes.

Okita Sogo


A good-looking member of the Discipline Committee.

Yamazaki Sagaru


An inconspicuous Discipline Committee member who plays nothing but kabaddi and badminton.

Sarutobi Ayame


Nickname is Sacchan. A super masochistic glasses girl who loves Ginpachi.

Prince Hata


Principal of Gintama High School. Has an antenna on his forehead.



Vice Principal of Gintama High School. Also has an antenna on his forehead.


  • Book spine is Elizabeth in a school uniform.
  • Includes a special student card for the reader. It's enclosed in a thick colored envelope so the reader must cut it open before receiving it.
  • Pg. 38 is an illustration of Kagura, Hijikata, and Okita. Okita is sleeping at his desk with marker on his face thanks to Kagura.
  • Pg. 88 is an illustration of Katsura and Kondo facing off. Kondo declares that he will get Katsura's hair cut off.
  • Pg. 146 is an illustration of Otae, Kagura, Kyubei, and Sacchan in their physical education uniforms. Kyubei feels embarrassed.
  • Pg. 237 is an illustration of a grinning Ginpachi in front of a school fence.
  • The end of the book features a "Best Friend Fortune Telling" bonus that pairs you with one of the characters based on an easy formula. The possible results can be: Shinpachi, Kagura, Kondo, Hijikata, Okita, Yamazaki, Ane, Mone, Kyubei, Tojo, Hedoro, or Ginpachi.

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