Gegege no Kitarou (1968)

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Cackling Kitarou, Spooky Kitarou
Japanese: ゲゲゲの鬼太郎


Type: TV
Episodes: 65
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 3, 1968 to Mar 30, 1969
Premiered: Winter 1968
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


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Ranked: #53422
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Popularity: #8330
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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.

Characters & Voice Actors


Tomita, Kousei

Ittan Momen

Tomita, Kousei

Konaki Jijii

Tomita, Kousei


Yamamoto, Keiko




Takahata, Isao
Episode Director
Kuroda, Yoshio
Episode Director
Nitta, Yoshikata
Episode Director
Akehi, Masayuki
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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"Gegege no Kitarou (ゲゲゲの鬼太郎)" by Kazuo Kumakura

Ending Theme

"Karan-koron no Uta (カランコロンの歌)" by Midori Katou


Aug 13, 2016
Preliminary (6/65 eps)
Dis pretty dope. It's got spooks and whatnot. It's got a kid beating up dem spooky ghosts. He be using his sandals to beat dem ghouls wit. He got da power of god to beat da demons with his spooky sandals. He lays the smackdown on da zombies and da zionists. He destroys evil with his fist and whatnot. He a real man. he a pwerhouse, he is love. Dis a gud show. He one of the baddest muddafookas on da spook planet. He like a bowling ball made out of concrete. He like da Ghostbusters but he more powerful because he not take dem ...

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