Sorachi meets the readers, question corner 211
In the Shogun assassination arc, Gintoki cuts Shouyo sensei’s head. Where was Sakamoto? When takes place the scene where he says he want to go to space? Does it happens before Shouyo’s death?
The scene under the stars with Gintoki where he say to want to go to space, happens way before Shouyo’s death. That was a thing that always bugged him. After that Sakamoto had a serious wound, and in order to heal he was took off from the front line. During this time frame, gintoki and the others had a crushing defeat in a blattle and Shouyo died. After his recovery, Sakamoto rushed to the place of the battle, but the surviving companion chased by the bakufu scattered and runned away when the war was over. Sakamoto tried to search for them but the only one he found was Gintoki, here takes place the scene where he asks him what he wants to do from now on. Gintoki says that he wants to stay on heart, and Sakamoto leaves for space.