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Hattori Zenzou
服部 全蔵
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Information
Seiyuu 藤原 啓治
Fujiwara Keiji
Adult
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Biodata[1]
Birthday 22 Aug / Leo
Species Human
Gender Male
Height 175 cm
Weight 59 kg
Status Live

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Introduction

clean-up:to amend naming convention, orphaned citations, direct copy-dump from Wikipedia

Zenzo Hattori (服部全蔵 Hattori Zenzō?) is a highly skilled ninja who sports a light-brown/dark-blonde mop top and a goatee. Initially introduced as a cloaked ninja assisting in the fraudulent "Dreamcatcher" scheme, his first notable appearance was when he and Gintoki attempt to fight to the death over the last remaining issue of a Christmas Double Issue Akamaru Jump.[37] Like Sa-chan, he too was originally a member of the Oniwabanshū. He is the first ninja in the series to apparently equal obsessive devotion to Jump. He apparently suffers from piles. He commands a freelance ninja team known as the "Shinobi 5." His father is said to be the strongest man in the Oniwabanshū, and an instructor to many of his peers, including Ayame Sarutobi.

He is a parody of Hattori Hanzou, a real life ninja who served under Tokugawa Ieyasu.

has moniker of 摩利支天 Morishiten

problem with hemorrhoids, prefers applied on medication than injection type [2]
part-time job as pizza delivery boy
leader of the シノビ5, Shinobi 5, a mercenary ninja group for hire

Appearance

Yet another character whose eyes are perpetually covered by a mob of hair, Zenzou has a small goatee the same colour as his straw-coloured hair. Typically dressed in ninja attire and a scarf.

Personality

Zenzou describes Samurai as dogs, loyal to a point and incapable of change while describing ninja as being similar to cats, loyal only so long as they are fed and willing to move on when their master is gone. This would seemingly reflect his work ethic as he has passed through several people's employment during the series. He did not get along with his father, whose obsession with the game "kick the can" seemed to anger Zenzou to no end and the fact that his father sold his JUMP collection to buy porn DVD[3]. He, like Gintoki is an avid reader of Jump magazine.


In Episode ? it is revealed that he likes ugly women.

Background Story

Has haemorrhoids problem, and yet he is often injured at that very particular spot, especially by Gintoki's scooter.

Trivia

Please add other trivia of interest regarding this character, whether in Gintama world or in real world.


List of Gintama Characters
Organizations
Oniwabanshuu お庭番衆 Jiraia 地雷亜Hattori Zenzou 服部 全蔵Sarutobi Ayame 猿飛 あやめZenzou's Father 全蔵の父
Shimatsuya 始末屋 Sarutobi Ayame 猿飛 あやめLeader of Annihilation Punishers 滅殺お仕置き人の頭Masa of The Pillow 枕の政Tatsu of The T-shirt Tシャツの辰Chu Brothers of The Chew-part チューパットの酎兄弟
Shinobi 5 シノビ5 Hattori Zenzou 服部 全蔵Gou 剛Shuwa 修輪Wakikaoru 脇薫Matsuo 松尾
Hyakka 百華 Jiraia 地雷亜Tsukuyo 月詠
Kyuubi Kitsunebi 九尾狐火 Chougorou 長五郎




  1. Translated from 空知英秋 Sorachi Hideaki, 銀ちゃねる! Gin Channel! (Gintama Official Character Book), 集英社 Shueisha, Jump Comics, page 162.
  2. Sorachi Hideaki, Gintama, VIZ media, Vol. 15,, Lesson 124, page(s) 56.
  3. Sorachi Hideaki, Gintama, VIZ media, Vol. 9, Lesson 76, page(s) 184.