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GeGeGe no Kitarō
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Genre Horror, Yōkai, Action, Shonen
Series director Kōji Ogawa
Writers Hiroshi Ōnogi
others
Music Yasuharu Takanashi
Character design Sorato Shimizu
Animation studio Toei Animation
Production Fuji TV
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Toei Animation
Broadcaster Fuji TV
Broadcast period April 1, 2018~???
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The sixth anime adaptation. It premired on April 1st, 2018. This anime adaptation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the original 1968 anime. It is animated by Toei Animation.

Story

Main story: Nearly twenty years into the 21st century, people have forgotten the existence of Yōkai. When a number of unexplainable phenomena plague adults of the human world with confusion and chaos, thirteen-year-old Mana writes a letter to the Yōkai Post in search of answers, to soon be greeted by GeGeGe no Kitarō.
Western Yōkai Arc Story (Episode #27~?): "The Ring of Arcana," a treasure of the western yōkai world has been stolen by a witch named Agnès. Following after her, Backbeard, the strongest emperor in the western yōkai world, and his minions start invading Japan. Agnès, who escapes from the hands of Backbeard, meets Kitarō and asks for his help, but...!?
Agnès is chased by Wolf Man, Vampire, Frankenstein, and even another witch who is Agnès's own sister. What is the secret hidden in The Ring of Arcana? What is the reason for Agnès coming to Japan? What exactly is Backbeard's true desire...!?

About

Theme Songs

Opening theme
Ending theme
  1. Kagami no Naka kara by Maneki Kecak (Ep. 1~13)
  2. GET A NOTE by Rekishi (Ep. 14~26)
  3. Mienkeredomo Orundayo by Kiyoshi Hikawa (Ep. 27~?)

Episodes

# Title Original airdate Written by Directed by Animation director Yōkai

Cast

Main Cast
Miyuki Sawashiro Masako Nozawa Toshio Furukawa
Miyuki Sawashiro
as
GeGeGe no Kitarō
Masako Nozawa
as
Medama-Oyaji
Toshio Furukawa
as
Nezumi-Otoko
Main Cast
Umeka Shoji Yukiyo Fujii Mayumi Tanaka Bin Shimada Kappei Yamaguchi
Umeka Shōji
as
Neko-Musume
Yukiyo Fujii
as
Mana Inuyama
Mayumi Tanaka
as
Sunakake-Babaa
Bin Shimada
as
Konaki-Jijii & Nurikabe
Kappei Yamaguchi
as
Ittan-Momen
Recurring Cast
Yuko Minaguchi Masaya Takatsuka Shiho Kokido Ryohei Arai Yukiko Morishita
Yūko Minaguchi
as
Junko Inuyama
Masaya Takatsuka
as
Yūichi Inuyama
Shiho Kokido
as
Yūta
Ryōhei Arai
as
Sōma
Yukiko Morishita
as
Hiroto
Antagonists
Banjo Ginga
Banjō Ginga
as
Nanashi

Guest Cast

Voice actors who voiced main characters in previous adaptations are listed bold.

Cast Notes

Trivia

Promotional Images

Trailers

GeGeGe no Kitarō (2018) - Teaser Trailer 1

GeGeGe no Kitarō (2018) - Teaser Trailer 1

Episode Recaps

GeGeGe no Kitarō 2018's brief episode recaps. Includes spoilers.
Understand GeGeGe no Kitaro 2018 Episodes 1~5 in Three Minutes

Understand GeGeGe no Kitaro 2018 Episodes 1~5 in Three Minutes

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