Mother Arc is the 10th arc in Gintama. It introduces Honjou Kyoushirou, Hachirou and Katsuo.


A mother from the country "adopts" the Yorozuya so they can help her find her missing son.


Characters in order of appearance

  1. Sakata Gintoki
  2. Hachirou's Mother (debut)
  3. Kagura
  4. Sadaharu
  5. Shimura Shinpachi
  6. Otose
  7. Catherine
  8. Hachirou (debut)
  9. Honjou Kyoushirou (debut)
  10. Kurogoma Katsuo (debut)


  • This arc makes references to Katsuo's boss and his link to Otose that will be further explained in the Kabukicho Four Devas Arc.
  • This arc also introduces the Yorozuya pretending to be hosts that will get a call back during the Host Club Arc.