|Hair color|| Grey (4th anime and mustache)
Yellow/Blonde (5th anime)
|Height||Taller than Kitarō|
|Abilities|| Venomous fangs
Akamata (アカマタ) is a powerful yōkai that lives on Baruru Island. He has an intense hatred for the many men that appear on the island in the hopes of profiting from the water of life, and longs to overpower them for good. He appears as the main antagonist in the 4th anime film GeGeGe no Kitarō: Dai-Kaijū. In the 5th anime, he is actually a friend of Kitaro and one of the 47 Yōkai Warriors.
- Kunihiko Kitagawa (1st anime)
- Kōhei Miyauchi (3rd anime)
- Tōru Furuya (4th anime)
- Fumihiko Tachiki (5th anime)
The Akamata of legend lives on Okinawa's Yaeyama Islands. It is also said (well some) to be a visiting god is disguise. Also the Akamata is depicted as a female serpent-yōkai.
- He's a one of the 47 Yōkai Warriors. He's the representative of Okinawa and his mark is located on his right hand