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|Anime||Series 2 Episode 28 (1972)|
|1971 anime||Yonehiko Kitagawa|
|1985 anime||Noriko Tsukasa|
Kyōko Tongū (Ep. 104)
Keiichi Nanba (Giant)
|2018 anime||Yūta Kasuya|
Akaname (あかなめ) is a yōkai.
In the sixth anime, Akaname is a mischievous yōkai, scaring the humans tenants who live in the apartment and teasing the landlords with Rokuro-Kubi and Karakasa. However after being beaten by Kitarō and given mercy by Haruo, they and the others stop scaring the tenants. They are rather quiet as they do not speak any words, only communicating with grunts and nods. They blush rather easily, having done so when being introduced and when they were complimented. They are also protective over the ones they care about as they went with Kitarō and the others to scare the boss of the loan shark yakuza and revealed themself to scare Hiro away to protect Natsumi. They are shown to have a liking to Shogi, playing it against Iwanabōzu.
Shonen Sunday/Second Anime
They appears in episode 28 of the second anime adaption, Akaname.
They appears in episode 33 of the third anime adaption, Yōkai Akaname's Sorrowful Counterattack.
They also appears in the third movie based on the third anime adaption, GeGeGe no Kitarō: Saikyō Yōkai Gundan! Nippon Jōriku!!.
Tongue Stretching: Akaname is able to extend their tongue, usually using it to lick the grime from bathrooms.
Wall Climbing: Unique to the sixth anime, they is able to climb on walls and ceilings.
Selective Invisibility: Akaname is capable of making themself invisible to those they choose, such as the priest that tried to exorcise them and the others from the apartment.
Gas Cloud Generation: Akaname is able to create a purple gas cloud of filth by spinning their head and tongue around and sending it to their target.
Vanishing and Appearing: Similar to other yōkai, Akaname is able to disappear from sight. They are also able to appear somewhere else as well, flashing quickly while doing so.
Size Shifting: Akaname's physical size depends on the amount of filth it takes in. They can grow as large as a modern building.
Akaname is a spirit who licks the untidy bathroom.
|Ghost Tribe||Kitarō • Medama-Oyaji|
|Other members||Nezumi-Otoko • Neko-Musume • Sunakake-Babaa • Konaki-Jijii • Ittan-Momen • Nurikabe|
|Former members||Shisa • Yuki-hime • Netarō|
|Recurring allies||Yobuko • Kasa-Bake • Abura-Sumashi • Tsurube-Bi • Bake-Garasu|
|Yōkai Apartments||Nekoko • Kamikiri • Azuki-Arai • Akaname • Tsurube-Otoshi • Gyūki|
|Yōkai Yokochō||Kawauso • Amabie • Rokuro-Kubi • Ohaguro-Bettari • Nurikabe Family|
|Other Allies||Maruge • Ido-Sennin • Yagyō-san • Aobōzu • Agnès|
|Tendo Family||Yumeko Tendō • Hoshirō Tendō • Masao Tendō • Yūko Tendō|
|Elementary School Trio||Yūko Murakami • Shōta Suzuki • Jun Tanimoto|
|Others||Mizuki • Makoto Washio • Mana Inuyama|
|47 Yōkai Warriors|