Digiboy's Character Database of Love – 5. Sakata Gintoki & 6. Kobayakawa Yutaka

This is the third post in Digiboy’s Character Database of Love.

5. Sakata Gintoki – Gintama

Seiyuu: Sugita Tomokazu (Performance: 5/5)

Character Design: (Designed by Takeuchi Shinji, based on designs by Sorachi Hideaki). On an ordinary basis, most of the character designs in Gintama aren’t very attractive – they only become such when the animators decide to make it so. Gintoki is, if nothing else, the most recognizable, and probably the coolest character in the show. He’s known most for his naturally wavy silver hair and the way that he wears his strange outfit (the logic of which is made apparent in an episode where Gintoki explains to Sorachi-sensei that a shounen hero must be recognizable by his silhouette alone). His black-on white clothes with red trim on the black part and blue wavy designs on the white part is a striking and cool outfit that I could see looking good even in real life.

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