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Title (English) Spooky Kitaro
Title (Japanese) GeGeGe no Kitaro

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Fantasy Novel

Notes b/w 65 eps.
From a manga by Shigeru Mizuki.
(Entry in Clements and McCarthy "Anime Encyclopedia")
Classification -
Synopsis Kitaro is a spirit boy who lives with a collection of spooks. His father, for instance, is an eyeball with tiny arms and legs, who sits in Kitaro's hair. Kitaro is essentially a nice ordinary Japanese boy, but being a ghost he doesn't have to go to school. In the first episode he battles with a malign spirit who lives in a mirror and has kidnapped a girl from a middle-class home.
Credits Dir Yoshio Kuroda, Masao Murayama, Yoshio Takami
Scr: Susumu Takahisa, Masaki Tsuji
Des: Shigeru Mizuki
Ani: Mitsuo Hosoda, Masamune Ochiai
Mus: Taku Izumi
Episodes 65
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Date 1968 Feb 21
Production Prod: Toei, Fuji TV
Broadcaster Fuji TV
References & Help Look up the latest data on this title at:
Richard Llewellyn's Animated Divots, or
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or in "The Anime Encyclopedia" (Clements & McCarthy, Stone Bridge Press, 2001).
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