This franchise is overlooked when it comes to western audiences yet it has a very long beloved history in Japan. I cannot speak for anyone else, but to me this is a CLASSIC in every way shape and form. It is a fun spooky kids anime that has gorgeous spooky atmospheric backgrounds to go a long with charming characters and fun adventures. If you enjoy anything that's classic, horror, and funny. This is for you.
It will obviously not be for everyone due to it's age, and the fact that it's in black and white, but don't let that distract you from what it does so well. If you grew up watching any Looney Tunes, Disney, or Hannah Barbera Halloween specials, then check it out. It's like a Halloween special, but it's every episode. If you like Ghosts, Goblins, Demons, or witches, then this is for you. Everything from the eerie yet silly opening, to some of the most legitimate frightening designs ever created for a kids show just adds to how amazing it really is.
Give it a shot! Best to watch it during the Halloween season. read more
Like any culture, Japan has an extensive collection of legendary and mythical monsters. Some are helpful, some are harmful, and others are downright strange. Let's talk about some monsters from that third category, as well as the mark they've made on Japanese entertainment.