Gintoki manage to escape Shishimura’s sudden attack. Regrouping with Kagura and the others, he finds that their client Katoken was unable to stick with the training and has left. Gintoki finds Katoken drowning in his sorrows alone and joins him for a drink to share his wisdom: “No matter how much you try, you cannot escape from what you truly wish to forget.” Hearing those words, Katoken explains the reason behind his wanting to become stronger. Gintoki decides to lend a hand to help Katoken regain his most important treasure. Together with Kagura and Shinpachi, they march into the Drift Star Embassy… only to find themselves welcomed by a mountain full of food.