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Tarōmaru (太郎丸 Tarōmaru) is a Kappa that appears in the 2018 anime adaptation.


Tarōmaru has the appearance of an average kappa, having light green skin with light yellow patches on his stomach area and around his beak-like mouth, pointy ears, and webbed hands. On top of his head is a glossy light blue plate surrounded by short green hair. He has thick, bushy green eyebrows over his eyes, which have black pupils. He has a shell on his back that has a green and light green camouflage pattern, with light brown marginal scutes for its edges. His only clothing consists of a blue vest. While working in Gōhara's company, he wore a long-sleeved light blue suit, a white collared shirt underneath it, a green tie, a pair of square-framed glasses, and lacking pants.[1]


Powers and Abilities


2018 Anime

Tarōmaru appears in episode nine of the sixth anime adaptation, The Kappas' Work Reform.[1]

Four Generals of Jigoku Arc

Tarōmaru and the kappas of Tono Mountain aid Kitarō and friends in revealing the grave of Chihaya, the lover of Ibukimaru. Together they swim in the lake, creating a vortex that shows the Kidō the grave and allowing him to let his lover rest in peace.[2]

Powers and Abilities

Shirikodama Theft: Just like his fellow kappas, Tarōmaru is able to steal a person's shirikodama, making them lethargic and lazy.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 GeGeGe no Kitarō (2018): Episode 9
  2. GeGeGe no Kitarō (2018): Episode 69


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2018 Series Yōkai and other Mystical Beings
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