"GeGeGe no Kitaro" 7th Episode Records Its Highest Rating of 5.7%

You can watch the well-liked sixth season now on Crunchyroll

As reported, the rating for the ongoing sixth TV anime based on Shigeru Mizuki's horror/supernatural manga Gegege no Kitaro has been very high in Japan. And its latest seventh episode aired on Sunday, "Yurei Densha/Ghost Train" recorded its highest of 5.7%, according to Video Research. The previous highest record was 5.4% marked by the first episode on April 1. Its first four episodes surpassed the 5% mark for four consecutive weeks.


The one of the manga's most popular episodes was repeatedly animated in the previous TV series listed as below:


  • The seventh episode of the first TV series (February 14, 1968)
  • The sixth episode of the third TV series (November 16, 1985)
  • The 53rd episode of the fourth TV series (January 17, 1997)
  • The ninth episode of the fifth TV series (May 27, 2007)


The latest "Yurei Densha/Ghost Train" episode was directed by Kimitoshi Chioka, who served as the series

director for Hakaba Kitaro/Kitaro of the Graveyard (2008).




Highlight clip of the anime's first five episodes 



The sixth Gegege no Kitaro TV anime premiered in Japan on April 1 and has also been available for

Crunchyroll members in North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and

Premium users in Europe.


Key visual 



via: Mantan Web


©Mizuki Production, Fuji TV, Toei Animation


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