Witches (魔女 Majō) are a race of Yōkai able to utilize all ranges of magic, sorcery, and witchcraft. They appear frequently as antagonists against Kitarō.




1985 Anime

1996 Anime

2007 Anime

2018 Anime

In the 2018 anime, the witches are described as the mostly unwilling servants to Backbeard, fated to do his bidding and to sacrifice the lives of the most talented individuals of their species to bring forth the Brigadoon Project and the Backbeard Empire. Agnès' attempt to defy her intended destiny kick off The Great Yōkai War, whose outcome sees the witches able to choose finally their own destiny.

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List of Witches

Name Country Debut Series
Adél N/A GeGeGe no Kitarō (2018)
Agnès N/A GeGeGe no Kitarō (2018)
Agnès' Mother N/A GeGeGe no Kitarō (2018)
Genieya Saudi Arabia Shinpen GeGeGe no Kitarō
Grimalkin N/A GeGeGe no Kitarō (1996)
Hedora N/A Akuma-kun (1989)
Lon Lon N/A N/A
Witch France GeGeGe no Kitarō (Shonen Magazine)
Zambia France GeGeGe no Kitarō (2007)



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