The Gegege-ki 2021 special screening event revealed the main staff and a second teaser visual (pictured) for the Kitarou Tanjou: Gegege no Nazo
anime movie on Sunday.
Director: Gou Koga
(Gegege no Kitarou: Nippon Bakuretsu
Screenplay: Hiroyuki Yoshino
Character Design: Touko Yatabe
(Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time
Studio: Toei Animation
Kitarou Tanjou: Gegege no Nazo
is based on the sixth installment
of the anime series adapting Shigeru Mizuki
's supernatural comedy manga
. The movie is one of four projects commemorating Mizuki's 100th year birthday anniversary.
Mizuki originally began the manga under the title Hakaba Kitaro
) and published 15 volumes between 1959 and 1964. Weekly Shounen Jump
resumed serializing the manga as GeGeGe no Kitarou
in 1965 and ended it in 1986 with 17 volumes.
Toei Animation produced multiple television anime adaptations and anime movies over the years. The sixth and latest installment in the franchise aired in Spring 2018 for 97 episodes.
Source: Cinema Cafe