Life Lessons: The Gintama Manga Cast
About This Show
A podcast dedicated to the discussion and analyzation of the manga Gintama created by Hideaki Sorachi, published in Weekly Shonen Jump and owned by Shueisha. We also dissect the chapter titles and their meanings and even take a look at the anime and how much they compare and contrast.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 57 - Beetle Tendency
7 days ago
On this episode of Life Lessons, we are joined by returning special guest Japanese history enthusiast and professional Canadian, Niente de Nada, along with brand new special guest Jonathan, aka LeitungVG on Twitter. After Jonathan discusses some thoughts on his first watch of Gintama, we hop into the Manga Recaps of both Chapters 83 and 84, in which the Odd Jobs trio run into the Shinsengumi once again, this time while hunting for beetles!! Afterwards, we discuss both chapter titles during the Life Lessons segment, followed by an Anime/Manga Comparison segment discussing Episode 65 of the anime. Topics of discussion for this episode include topical sumo wrestling politics circa 2005, beetle collecting as it relates to Japanese culture, and the ever popular arcade and trading card game franchise known as Mushiking!!Tune in next episode when we'll be having special guest, Josh Dunham, founder of Wave Motion Cannon, to discuss the Train Samurai arc for our 4th anniversary of the podcast!0:00:00 Introduction/Jon's thoughts on Gintama thus far0:25:19 Manga Recap: Chapter 831:02:53 Manga Recap: Chapter 84