Gegege no Kitaro

Gegege no Kitarō


Genres: action, comedy, supernatural
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: Kitarou, a ghost, spends his afterlife helping humans in need of his skills. He thwarts the plans of evil spirits who live to torment humanity.
Number of episodes: 65
Vintage: 1968-01-03 to 1969-03-30

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Gegege no Kitarō 2


Genres: action, comedy, supernatural
Objectionable content: None
Number of episodes: 45
Vintage: 1971-10-07 to 1972-09-28

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Gegege no Kitarō 3


Genres: action, comedy, supernatural
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: As civilization advances, people are beginning to lose the consideration and kindliness for Nature. This has incurred the wrath of the ghosts who are becoming increasingly unhappy with the selfishness of the human kind. However, there is a conflict of interests within the ghosts in which one extreme opposes the humans completely while another extreme desires the co-existence of humans and ghosts. Kitaro and his family belongs to the latter category and yearns to seek mutual understanding between the humans and ghosts. Kitaro’s fight for love and hope continues.
Number of episodes: 108
Vintage: 1985-10-12 to 1988-02-06

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Gegege no Kitaro: Jigoku Hen


Genres: action, comedy, supernatural
Objectionable content: None
Number of episodes: 7
Vintage: 1988-02-08 to 1988-03-21

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Gegege no Kitarō 4


Genres: action, comedy, supernatural
Objectionable content: None
Number of episodes: 114
Vintage: 1996-01-18 to 1998-03-29

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Gegege no Kitarō 5


Genres: horror, supernatural
Number of episodes: 100
Vintage: 2007-04-01

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Hakaba Kitarō


Genres: horror, supernatural
Plot Summary: Kitarou is a youkai boy born in a cemetery, and aside from his mostly-decayed father, the last living member of the Ghost tribe. He is missing his left eye, but his hair usually covers the empty socket. He fights for peace between humans and youkai, which generally involves protecting the former from the wiles of the latter.
Number of episodes: 11
Vintage: 2008-01-10 to 2008-03-20

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GeGeGe no Kitarō 2018

Genres: comedy, supernatural
Themes: demons, mythology
Vintage: 2018-04-01

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Gegege no Kitarou (movie) - Vintage: 1985-12-21
Gegege no Kitarō: Yōkai Daisensō (movie) - Vintage: 1986-03-15
Gegege no Kitarō: Saikyō Yōkai Gundan! Nihon Jōriku!! (movie) - Vintage: 1986-07-12
Gegege no Kitarō: Gekitotsu!! Ijigen Yōkai no Daihanran (movie) - Vintage: 1986-12-20
Gegege no Kitarō: Daikaijū (movie) - Vintage: 1996-07-06
Gegege no Kitarō: Obake Nighter (movie) - Vintage: 1997-03-08
Gegege no Kitarō: Yōkai Tokkyū! Maboroshi no Kisha (movie) - Vintage: 1997-07-12
GeGeGe no Kitarō: Explosive Japan!! (movie) - Vintage: 2008-12-13
Kitarō Tanjō: Gegege no Nazo (movie) - Vintage: 2023-11-17

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5th TV Anime for Ge Ge Ge no Kitaro Announced

posted on 2007-02-13 16:18 EST by Evan Miller
Classic Anime Returns for an all new series

Gegege no Kitaro Returns for Fifth Season

posted on 2007-02-15 19:38 EST by Jonathan Mays

Subtitled Gegege no Kitaro Trailer

posted on 2007-03-08 15:58 EST by Christopher Macdonald

GeGeGe no Kitarō’s Original Manga to be Animated

posted on 2007-08-27 14:54 EDT by Egan Loo

Hakaba Kitarō Pitched for Overseas Rights

posted on 2008-02-08 04:59 EST by Egan Loo

GeGeGe no Kitarō Anime Movie to Open in Japan in December

posted on 2008-03-17 04:55 EDT by Egan Loo
Xenosaga’s Koga to direct first movie based on current TV incarnation

2008 Gegege Anime Film to Have 6 Versions Screened

posted on 2008-05-12 05:57 EDT by Egan Loo
Neko Musume character to “cosplay” in 6 different outfits, depending on region

Gegege no Kitarō Anime Film’s Site Opens with Teaser

posted on 2008-05-12 15:40 EDT by Egan Loo
Franchise’s first feature film to premiere in Japan in December

2008 Gegege no Kitarō Movie’s Trailer Posted

posted on 2008-07-15 19:50 EDT by Egan Loo
Half-human demon boy protects Japan from annihilation in spinoff of TV anime

Gegege no Kitarō Anime to Reportedly End This Spring

posted on 2009-02-09 04:26 EST by Egan Loo
Current TV incarnation of Shigeru Mizuki’s manga has been running since 2007

Siren Visual Acquires Hakaba Kitarō

posted on 2013-02-02 18:52 EST by Jon Hayward
Australian anime distributor makes more title acquisition announcements through Facebook

Screenwriter’s Resume Lists Script for Western Gegege no Kitarō Film

posted on 2017-01-13 17:25 EST

Shigeru Mizuki’s Kitarō Gets ‘New Project’ for Anime’s 50th Anniversary

posted on 2018-01-02 21:05 EST
1st supernatural anime premiered on January 3, 1968

“Gegege no Kitaro” Teases New Project for TV Anime 50th Anniversary

January 03, 2018 9:15am CST
Website retrospective released for adaptations of Shigeru Mizuki’s enduring manga about a young yokai boy

New Gegege no Kitarō Anime Announced for Dragon Ball Super’s Timeslot

posted on 2018-01-18 16:36 EST
Kitarō anime to feature completely new cast

New Gegege no Kitarō Anime’s Visual Unveiled

posted on 2018-02-16 02:45 EST

GeGeGe no Kitaro | New Anime Series

New Gegege no Kitarō Anime Reveals Theme Song Artists

posted on 2018-03-04 21:00 EST
Kiyoshi Hikawa, Maneki-kecak perform opening, ending songs for April 1 anime

New Gegege no Kitarō Anime Runs for ‘50+ Episodes’ in Dragon Ball Super’s Current Timeslot

posted on 2018-03-22 03:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

New GeGeGe no Kitarō Anime Previewed in Video

posted on 2018-03-24 21:21 EDT by Karen Ressler
15-second ad streamed ahead of next weekend’s premiere

Look Back “GeGeGe no Kitaro” TV Anime’s 50-Year History in Special PV

March 28, 2018 9:50pm CDT
Much-awaited sixth season will premiere in Japan on April 1

Crunchyroll Adds “GeGeGe no Kitaro” To Spring Simulcast Lineup

March 31, 2018 7:30pm CDT
Series launches tonight at 7:30PM PDT

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GeGeGe no Kitaro, OP Theme (Song: Kiyoshi Hikawa)

GeGeGe no Kitaro, 2nd Ep PV

The Spring 2018 Anime Preview Guide - Gegege no Kitaro

Apr 1st 2018

Idol Group Maneki Kecak Encounters Yokai in “GeGeGe no Kitaro” ED Song MV

April 03, 2018 3:10am CDT
The latest sixth TV anime is now available on Crunchyroll

Gegege no Kitarō, Ep 3 PV

Gegege no Kitaro, 4th episode "Contraindications of Wonderland’s Forest"

Gegege no Kitaro, 5th episode "Disaster of Electric Yokai"

GeGeGe no Kitaro Episode 6 Episode "Shinkin rubbing of bad luck"

VIDEO: Check Out Highlights from “GeGeGe no Kitaro” Sixth TV Anime’s First Five Episodes

May 11, 2018 2:45am EDT
The well-received sixth season is now available on Crunchyroll