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Gegege no Kitarou (2018)

Alternative Titles

English: GeGeGe no Kitaro
Synonyms: Spooky Kitaro
Japanese: ゲゲゲの鬼太郎 (2018)


Type: TV
Episodes: Unknown
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2018 to ?
Premiered: Spring 2018
Broadcast: Sundays at 09:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.761 (scored by 6,193 users)
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Ranked: #47582
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Popularity: #2437
Members: 30,900
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Nearly twenty years into the 21st century, people have forgotten the existence of youkai. When a number of unexplainable phenomena plague adults of the human world with confusion and chaos, thirteen-year-old Mana writes a letter to the Youkai Post in search of answers, only to be greeted by Gegege no Kitarou...

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Characters & Voice Actors

Sawashiro, Miyuki
Medama Oyaji
Nozawa, Masako
Neko Musume
Shouji, Umeka
Inuyama, Mana
Fujii, Yukiyo
Yamamura, Hibiku
Nezumi Otoko
Furukawa, Toshio
Shimada, Bin
Ittan Momen
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Tanaka, Hideyuki
Uchiyama, Yumi


Ogawa, Kouji
Noshitani, Mitsutaka
Episode Director, Storyboard
Mitsuka, Masato
Episode Director, Storyboard
Chioka, Kimitoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard

Edit Opening Theme

"Gegege no Kitarou (ゲゲゲの鬼太郎)" by Kiyoshi Hikawa

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Kagami no Naka kara (鏡の中から)" by Maneki Kecak (まねきケチャ) (eps 1-13)
#2: "GET A NOTE" by Rekishi (レキシ) (eps 14-26)
#3: "Mien keredomo Orun da yo (見えんけれども おるんだよ)" by Kiyoshi Hikawa (氷川きよし) (eps 27-37)
#4: "No.999" by go!go!vanillas (eps 38-49)
#5: "RONDO" by BUCK-TICK (eps 50-62)
#6: "Ushimitsu Jambree (うしみつジャンボリー)" by Stardust☆Revue (スターダスト☆レビュー) (eps 63-)

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Jun 21, 2018
Armins2 (All reviews)
Even though Gegege no Kitaro is an really old anime series, i've never had any contact with Kitaro series before this 2018 version, even if since 1968 it has a new remake airing each decade...

At first, to a person who never heard about Gegege no Kitaro, the anime seems silly and adding the children rate, most people would not even give a chance to this one, but thank God i gave that chance... because
considering it is a children rated anime, which is mostly to introduce the yokai culture to the new generation, this anime is really amazing.

Instead of treat Yokais as something silly read more
Aug 20, 2018
lazy_eraserhead (All reviews)
For a child, I can see this show being one of the best on TV. As an adult, however, the episodes are usually enjoyable but can be a bit hit or miss. However, the show isn't afraid to delve into much darker themes which have produced some great episodes that I would see myself going back and re-watching.

I never grew up with Gegege no Kitarou so the entire idea of yokai was new to me. Though, that never decreased how much I liked the show or my understanding. On the other hand, the older watchers are more than likely watching it (at least in some read more
Jul 3, 2018
hyaoyi (All reviews)
Do you like anime with many different myth monsters on it? Do you like anime which has alot action and boss-like situations? Or do you like anime with dark elements but still entertaining and somehow with moral lessons? Then Gegege no Kitarou is the right anime for you.

This 2018 version will show you how good Gegege no Kitarou anime is. Since in this series, it takes place into the 21st century which is quite different from the older versions. The existence of yokai is forgotten in this generation which results alot of disastrous phenomena in the human world. But there is one yokai who avoid read more
Apr 13, 2019
Riza_Kurta (All reviews)
Updated, no-spoiler review. We're at 51 episodes, and the Sixth GeGeGe no Kitaro adaptation is going into its second year of airing. Congratulations!
As I stated in my old review, I grew up with GGGnK and am very familiar with the series. Viewers should be going in knowing that this is an Anime centered around Japanese folklore that introduces new yokai [usually] every week. Being "G" rated doesn't mean it is a kid's anime. It means it is an anime that EVERYONE can enjoy, though there are some gruesome scenes that might give kids nightmares (it is an action/comedy/horror anime, after all).

Everyone has their own read more


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