Gegege no Kitarou (1968)
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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, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.821 (scored by 458458 users)
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Ranked: #42882
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Popularity: #7388
Members: 2,957
Favorites: 20
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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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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)
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 read more

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