From episode #32 from the 1968 anime version. Kitaro, Medama-oyaji and Nezumi-Otoko traveled to an island with a young girl named Hanako, to solve the mystery of mysterious flowers growin' rapidly in her house. Beneath the island, there is a cave where Hanako was shocked and devastated to find the remains of her parents. Tears were shed, and Kitaro found the journal that belonged to Hanako's father. It tells how the during the war (WWII), he and his wife were hiding with the island's residents from the air raid.