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Kagami-Jijii (鏡じじい or 鏡爺, Mirror Geezer) is a yōkai who lives in the world within mirrors. He is an original creation of Shigeru Mizuki's and first appeared in the Shonen Magazine story Kagami-Jijii.

Appearance

Kagami-Jijii resembles an old man with long hair, pointy ears and two buck teeth. He is typically depicted with facial hair of some sort, usually a mustache. He is balding on top and has a horn-like bump at the top of his forehead. He wears a robe and often carries a staff with him.

He is modeled after Toriyama Sekien's depiction of Momon-Jii, while Mizuki's depiction of Momon-Jii is an original design.

Personality

Kagami-Jijii is somewhat lecherous, often leering a young women and girls from within the mirror. On the other hand, from the 3rd anime on he is also portrayed as having a honorable side to him, using his powers to protect young women and children.

In the sixth anime, Kagami-Jijii is more timid, being apprehensive to explain when confronted by Kitarō and the others about Mana. He does however still have his lecherous tendency, claiming that both Mana and Neko-Musume resemble his first love, to which Medama-Oyaji believes him to be a womanizer.[1]

History

Shonen Magazine/First Anime

1985 Anime

1996 Anime

2007 Anime

Kagami-Jijii appears in the movie GeGeGe no Kitarō: Nippon Bakuretsu!!.

2018 Anime

Kagami-Jijii is shown in the opening of the sixth anime during the tug-o-war scene.

His first episode appearance of this season is in episode eight, Menace! Kagami-Jijii's Plot.[1]

Abilities

Mirror Manipulation: Kagami-Jijii is a yōkai who lives inside mirrors, thus he has control over mirrors and have various powers related to it.

  • Mirror Traversing: He has the ability to travel through mirrors and pull people into the mirror world. He is able to travel through any mirror, even if it is just a broken shard.
  • Image Stealing: He can also steal someone's image and trap it in the mirror world, making the victim invisible. Kagami-Jijii himself has no physical form in the real world and destroying his home mirror cancels out his powers.

Trivia

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 GeGeGe no Kitarō (2018): Episode 8

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