Gegege no Kitarou

Japanese name: Gegege no Kitarou
Japanese name: ゲゲゲの鬼太郎
English name: Cackling Kitarou
Dates: October 7, 1971-September 28, 1972
Broadcast time: Thursday, 19:00-19:30 (7:00-7:30 pm)
Number of episodes: 45
Animation Studio: Toei Doga
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Creator(s): Shigeru Mizuki (manga)
Series Director: Toshishige Shirane
Episode Director(s): Tokushige Shirane, Nobutaka Nishizawa, Yasuo Yamaguchi, Takeshi Tamiya, Isao Takahata
Planning: Susumu Saito
Writer(s): Shunichi Yukimuro, Andou Toyohiro
Art Director:
Art Design: Shin Hidenobu, Tadami Shimokawa, Tomoo Fukumoto
Character Designer(s):
Animator(s): Isao Takahata (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Masako Nozawa (Kitarou)
Genre(s): comedy, horror, supernatural, folklore (Japan), modern life, children
Home Video
Japan: DVD (PCBE 52925-52931, partial)
Note(s): The second Gegege no Kitarou series. It is a remake of the first series, in color.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Gegege no Kitarou go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: May 23, 2009
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