Hakaba Kitarou
Graveyard Kitaro
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English: Graveyard Kitaro
Japanese: 墓場鬼太郎


Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 11, 2008 to Mar 21, 2008
Premiered: Winter 2008
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:45 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.901 (scored by 30023,002 users)
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Ranked: #39742
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Popularity: #4726
Members: 9,347
Favorites: 31
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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.

This version of the Kitarou story is based on the original Hakaba Kitarou manga, the manga which inspired the popular Gegege no Kitarou series in the late 60's.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Nakagawa, Shoko
Ookawa, Tooru
Kitarou's Mother
Suzuki, Reiko
Mizuki, Shigeru
Shimada, Bin


Kimura, Makoto
Assistant Producer
Chioka, Kimitoshi
Director, Storyboard, Series Production Director
Kakudou, Hiroyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ueda, Hidehito
Episode Director, Storyboard

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"Mononoke Dance (モノノケダンス)" by Denki Groove

Edit Ending Theme

"Snow Tears" by Shoko Nakagawa

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Dec 22, 2008
z-pak (All reviews)
Hakaba Kitarou is the sixth adaptation of the original Hakaba Kitarou manga, which is more known as Gegege no Kitarou. It is a rather strange series that has a nice blend of comedy and horror. From the description and art, it may seem "kiddie", like the other Gegege no Kitarou adaptations, but it is far from it. This series has quite a sense of humor, so those who like dark comedy may like this series.

Story: Hakaba Kitarou does not actually have an overarching plot. Most of the episodes can stand on their own, and there is very little connection between what happens from the read more

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