The late Shigeru Mizuki gained a massive fan following with his work GeGeGe no Kitaro -- and as the new series comes out, his life is still being celebrated in a touring exhibit! Nagoya is the latest stop, with more along the way. Check it out after the jump!
A 6th TV anime adaptation of Shigeru Mizuki's legendary yokai manga, Gegege no Kitaro, is heading to Japanese TV in April of 2018, but that doesn't mean that older versions can't get in on the action, as demonstrated by a pair of 15 second TV spots for the Japanese lottery "BINGO5" which feature cast members of the 3rd Gegege no Kitaro TV anime, which ran from 1985 - 1988. Hit the jump to learn more.
January 03, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the first TV anime of Gegege no Kitaro, a classic comic by manga master Shigeru Mizuki about a young yokai boy who lives in a graveyard with his spooky friends, and the series is celebrating with a special website that looks back at 50 years of animated adaptations and that teases a "new project" on the way. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fans of the late Shigeru Mizuki will want to grab Kadokawa KWAI's two latest releases: Mr. Shigeru Mizuki and Me and Gegege no Musume Nikki. Both are new looks into the life of the Gegege no Kitaro creator from the people who new him best. Check out the covers and find out where to buy a copy after the jump!