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Gegege no Kitarou (1968)

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
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.981 (scored by 332 users)
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Ranked: #36912
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Popularity: #6952
Members: 2,281
Favorites: 18
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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.


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Konaki Jijii
Babaa, Sunakake
Kogushi, Youko


Takahata, Isao
Episode Director
Kuroda, Yoshio
Episode Director
Nitta, Yoshikata
Episode Director
Andou, Toyohiro

Edit Opening Theme

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

Edit Ending Theme

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

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Aug 13, 2016
Mystic_Nova (All reviews)
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 read more


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