Bari-Bari (バリバリ Bari-Bari) is a small yōkai.


Bari-Bari's entire body is a bright yellow ball with a multitude of spikes protruding. He has a pair of light yellow eyes with tiny black pupils that point in different directions and thin, orange arms and legs.



Manga/Second Anime

Bari-Bari appears in episode #21 of the second anime adaptation, Worry Shop.

Fifth Anime

Bari-Bari appeared in episode #60 of the fifth anime adaptation, Work!! Yōkai Bari-Bari. In this episode, Nezumi-Otoko bought Bari-Bari eggs at the Yōkai Black Market to use in order to make a huge profit. When Shinji, the son of a baker, becomes overworked because of a Bari-Bari, Medama-Oyaji confronts it as he is the only one small enough to fit inside Shinji. He eventually gets Bari-Bari to understand the situation and importance of the relationship between a parent and their child, and Bari-Bari willingly leaves Shinji's body. Afterwards he is given a job to work for Yagyō-san.

He later appears in GeGeGe no Kitarō: Nippon Bakuretsu!!. Bari-Bari appears as one of the multitude of Yōkai parading through cities due to Yato-no-Kami's influence. He is bumped by Kemedama, in retaliation he electrocutes him and continues on his way. He is later returned to where he came from after Hana agrees to follow Yato-no-Kami.[1]




  1. GeGeGe no Kitarō: Nippon Bakuretsu!!


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