Ginpachi-sensei Volume 4

Gintama Class 3-Z Ginpachi-sensei 4: So "This" and "That" Happened Huh!!

銀魂 3年Z組銀八先生 4 あんなことこんなことあったでしょーがァァ!!

Pages: 256
Release: 2009/4/3

ISBN-13: 978-4-08-703201-7

This is the finale!

Gintama's alternate universe "Class 3-Z Ginpachi-sensei" reaches its conclusion.


Lecture 1: Movies Really Are Amazing Things
第一講: 映画ってほんとに素晴らしいものですね
Lecture 2: It's Not Wrong to Count by Rabbits One by One
第二講: ウサギの数え方は1匹2匹でも間違いじゃない
Lecture 3: Changing Schools Because of Your Father's Job is Something I Kinda Wish For
第三講: お父さんの仕事の都合で転校とか、ちょっと憧れる
Supplementary Lecture : It's Not That I Don't Kind of Easily Think that Anything Foreign Represents the "Black Ships" Somehow
第補講: 外国から入ってきたものを、なんでもかんでも「黒船」と表現するのは、ちょっと安易なような気がしないでもない
Special Lesson : If There's a Special and a Bonus, Specials Sound Better Don't They
第特別授業: 特典とオマケだったら特典の方が響きがいいよね

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 super sadistic and 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.

Katsura Kotaro


A quiet male student. Keeps a mysterious being named Elizabeth as a pet.



A mechanical transfer student. Her head easily falls off.


  • Book spine is Sadaharu in a school uniform.
  • The front cover was animated at the end of Ending 16.
  • Includes a color fold-out illustration of the Yato group: Kamui, Abuto, and Umibozu with a bunch of mob characters in the background.
  • Pg. 65 is a two-page Ginpachi manga that was never animated, presumably because it jokes about Ohsaki, the author.
  • Pg. 118, 168, and 242 features an illustration gallery of Ginpachi drawings from Sunrise during Ginpachi's serialization in Jump SQ.
  • Pg. 258-259 is a double page illustration of all the characters thanking the readers.

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