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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..."


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
The Cursed Doll Festival: Mayuge
Aired March 3, 2019
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After school, Mana and her friends look at the hina dolls that were decorated in the corridor. There were seven platforms, but only the Emperor and Empress were placed. According to Kotani, the teacher who bought the dolls, the rest of the set will arrive later. Mana realizes that she forgot something, so she has her friends wait at the entrance while she retrieves it from the classroom. However, when she returns, her friends are nowhere to be seen. She had no choice but to go home alone. That night, Mana finds out that the friends she planned to walk home together with haven't returned to their homes yet. She gets a bad feeling and heads back to the school after contacting Kitarō. Once inside, Mana notices that the number of hina dolls are increasing...!?

Featured Yōkai
Shinigami Mizuki Road

Shinigami, the "god of death", is charged with monitoring the life candles of humans and escorting them to the other world when their time comes. Unfortunately, times are tough and he is constantly behind on his soul quota so he is always coming up with schemes to trick humans into giving up their lives. Deep down, he is just a hard-working company man trying to keep a roof over his family's heads.

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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?
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