Gegege no Kitarou (2018)


GeGeGe no Kitaro

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Synonyms: Spooky Kitaro
Japanese: ゲゲゲの鬼太郎 (2018)
English: GeGeGe no Kitaro
German: GeGeGe no Kitaro
Spanish: GeGeGe no Kitaro (2018)
French: GeGeGe no Kitaro
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Type: TV
Episodes: 97
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2018 to Mar 29, 2020
Premiered: Spring 2018
Broadcast: Sundays at 09:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: MythologyMythology
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children

Statistics

Score: 7.221 (scored by 1071910,719 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #28582
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2817
Members: 46,674
Favorites: 116

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Synopsis

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

Agnes

Supporting
Yamamura, Hibiku
Japanese

Tamamo-no-Mae

Supporting
Tanaka, Atsuko
Japanese

Hanako-san

Supporting
Sakura, Ayane
Japanese

Inuyama, Junko

Supporting
Minaguchi, Yuko
Japanese

Nurikabe

Supporting
Shimada, Bin
Japanese

Staff

Ogawa, Kouji
Director
Kakudou, Hiroyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Episode Director, Storyboard
Noshitani, Mitsutaka
Episode Director, Storyboard


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Opening Theme

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"Gegege no Kitarou (ゲゲゲの鬼太郎)" by Kiyoshi Hikawa
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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 Jamboree (うしみつジャンボリー)" by Stardust☆Revue (スターダスト☆レビュー) (eps 63-75)
7: "Aru Wake nai no Sono Oku ni (あるわけないのその奥に)" by Maneki-kecak (eps 76-86)
8: "A.M.D.K.J. (あみだくじ)" by SCANDAL (eps 87-97)



Mar 28, 2020
GeGeGe isn't a show for most people. It's long and unless you're really into Japanese yokai and folktales you most likely won't like this series that much. However it still is really good and fun to watch.

This series is a mixture of a sort of overall main plot of trying to get humans and yokai to get along, while also having many sub stories that take a few episodes to just being episodic of one episode stories. In all, each of the stories were interesting with few exceptions, and have some relevance to the main plot. I both laughed, felt extremely sad, and really ...
Mar 28, 2020
Taking this one out of the queue is an odd feeling. To have something so constant in your life for so long to be gone. It's making cry thinking about it being over honestly. Kitaro was something I'd never even heard of until this anime was announced. Had not a clue it was the 6th Kitaro or anything about it other than dealing with yokai. Just saw that something was replacing Dragonball Super at its time so why the hell not see what could possibly have the prestige to pull that off.

Didn't think I'd get this invested in the show really. Kitaro with Daddy ...
Apr 15, 2020
I just finished this series last night and after it having been in my list for 2 years, waking up and realizing that it would no longer be there wounded me deeper than I ever thought it would.

I started this series thinking it would be more of a slice of life. An anime to calm down with during a period in my life that was less than stellar. But that wasn't exactly the case. The anime can make you feel better, but there are arcs and episodic episodes alike that will break your heart. And as perhaps the masochist I am, I craved more!

This series ...

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