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Welcome to the GeGeGe no WiKitarō, an encyclopedia dedicated to the manga and anime franchise GeGeGe no Kitarō and the life and works of it's creator Shigeru Mizuki. Every yōkai, every anime adaptation, every one-shot manga - it can all be found here. Anyone can edit this wiki, so you can help make this site the most complete source for everything Mizuki. And now, everyone sing... "Ge... Ge... GeGeGe no Ge..."
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GeGeGe no Kitarō
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Kitarō, the last of the elite yōkai family the Ghost Tribe, is born out of the graveyard after his mother dies and is buried. His father, driven by a desire to protect his son, uses the last of his spiritual energy to create a new body for himself out of the last piece of living tissue on his corpse: his eyeball.

Now, father and son dwell in the GeGeGe Forest and fight to protect humans from evil yōkai. Assisted by his allies the Kitarō Family (and sometimes Nezumi-Otoko) and armed with an assortment of ghoulish powers and fantastic weapons, he takes on villains such as Nurarihyon, Backbeard and the 808 Tanuki (and sometimes Nezumi-Otoko).

Created in 1960, the original GeGeGe no Kitarō manga became a massive franchise that has spawned seven anime adaptations, two live action theatrical films, numerous additional manga series and more.

About Shigeru Mizuki
Shigeru Mizuki

Shigeru Mizuki was born on March 8, 1922. As a child he loved hearing stories about yōkai, particularly the tales told to him by his beloved NonNonBa. After losing an arm in WWII, Mizuki returned home, got married and eventually became a manga artist. His first hit series was Kappa no Sanpei, but his breakout hit series was Hakaba Kitarō, later renamed GeGeGe no Kitarō

At the same time, Mizuki created several more series, including Akuma-kun, Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths, Hitler, Showa: A History of Japan and a manga about his relationship with NonNonBa, titled NonNonBa and Me. In 2008, his wife Nunoe published her memoirs, titled GeGeGe no Nyōbō, which was later adapted as both a TV series and a feature film.

In 1993, his hometown of Sakaiminato honored him by opening the Shigeru Mizuki Road shopping district, which features several themed shops and facilities as well as nearly 200 statues in the likeness of his characters.

Latest Anime Episode
Nanashi and Mana
Aired March 31, 2019
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The last character symbol is set, and Mana has finally been completed as a vessel. Nanashi, the one who used her, gained an unimaginable amount of power. With this power, yōkai and humans alike are pulled into the void. Unable to resist, these yōkai and humans are sacrificed one after the other. Kitarō was unable to do anything in the face of this overwhelming power. Medama-Oyaji protects him, but ultimately gets swallowed by the void. At wits’ end, Kitarō stands stock-still. While he is still in a daze, Nezumi-Otoko appears. He raises his fist, and sends Kitarō flying.

Featured Yōkai
Vampire Elite statue

Vampire Elite, aka "Johnny in the Mist", is a British vampire who has lived in Japan for over a century, preying on beautiful women and powerful political figures. With his bewitching guitar and his serum "kororipon", which can melt even the most durable yōkai down to their bones, he proves to be one of Kitarō's toughest adversaries.

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On This Day
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Did You Know...?
* That Nezumi-Otoko was Mizuki's favorite character?
* That, since 1985, a new Kitarō anime has been produced every 11 years?
* That Medama-Oyaji had only one voice actor, Isamu Tanonaka, for 40 years?
* That early in his career, Mizuki made an unauthorized adaptation of Plastic Man?
* That the buck-toothed, square-headed guy with glasses who shows up constantly actually has a name?
Nezumi-Otoko's BiBiBi Tour
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