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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 premiered 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~Episode #37): "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. 27~37)
  4. No.999 by go! go! vanilla (Ep. 38~?)

Soundtrack

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
Momoko Soyama Shiho Kokido Ryohei Arai Yukiko Morishita
Momoko Soyama
as
Miyabi Momoyama
Shiho Kokido
as
Yūta
Ryōhei Arai
as
Sōma
Yukiko Morishita
as
Hiroto
Semi-Recurring Cast
Daisuke Sakaguchi Hiroshi Naka Megumi Urawa Aya Hisakawa Arisa Sekine
Daisuke Sakaguchi
as
Kojirō
Hiroshi Naka
as
Elder Karasu-Tengu
Megumi Urawa
as
Kawauso
Aya Hisakawa
as
Rokuro-Kubi
Arisa Sekine
as
Tofu-Kozō
Inuyama Family
Yuko Minaguchi Masaya Takatsuka Ken Uo Reimi Gara Takashima
Yūko Minaguchi
as
Junko Inuyama
Masaya Takatsuka
as
Yūichi Inuyama
Ken Uo
as
Shōji Inuyama
Reimi
as
Rie Inuyama
Gara Takashima
as
Toshiko Sawada
Antagonists
Banjo Ginga Hideyuki Tanaka
Banjō Ginga
as
Nanashi
Hideyuki Tanaka
as
Backbeard
Western Yōkai Arc
Hibiku Yamamura Yukana Takeshi Kusao Ryoko Shiraishi Shiori Izawa
Hibiku Yamamura
as
Agnès
Yukana
as
Adél
Takeshi Kusao
as
Wolfgang
Ryōko Shiraishi
as
Victor Frankenstein
Shiori Izawa
as
Carmilla

Main Cast Notes

Guest Cast

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


Episodes

# Title Original airdate Written by Directed by Animation director Yōkai

Trivia

Promotional Images

Trailers

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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