The official web page for the model new GeGeGe no Kitarō anime assortment revealed on Sunday that the Kitarō Tanjō: Gegege no Nazo (Kintarō Birth: The Mystery of Gegege) anime film will open in Japan in fall 2023. The web page moreover revealed a model new seen for the film. The seen choices the entire sort of Kitarō’s father, and consists of the tagline, “The man of the ghost clan, here.”

Gou Koga (Gegege no Kitarō: Nippon Bakuretsu!!, One Piece Episode of Sabo) is directing the film at Toei Animation, and Hiroyuki Yoshino (Macross Frontier, World Trigger, 13 episodes in 2018 GeGeGe no Kitarō) is writing the screenplay. Touko Yatabe (2018 GeGeGe no Kitarō‘s third ending sequence unit director, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time assistant director) is designing the characters.

The film is part of 4 “big projects” commemorating the 100-year anniversary of Shigeru Mizuki‘s starting. Mizuki handed away in 2015 at 93 years outdated. Another endeavor is a model new Akuma Kun anime premiering on Netflix subsequent yr.

The latest GeGeGe no Kitarō anime — the sixth television anime incarnation — premiered in April 2018 and adjusted Dragon Ball Super within the similar timeslot. The current ended its run in March 2020 after 97 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the gathering as a result of it aired.

The 2018 anime starred Miyuki Sawashiro as Kitarō and Masako Nozawa as Medama Oyaji. Both will reprise roles for the film, although Nozawa is credited as “Kitarō’s Father” as an alternative of Medama Oyaji.

Mizuki’s manga, which began in 1959 beneath the determine Hakaba Kitarō, has spawned seven television assortment (along with one Hakaba Kitarō anime), a variety of animated movies, and two live-action films. The tales coronary heart on an inhuman boy who straddles the highway between the human and supernatural worlds.

Source: GeGeGe no Kitarō anime’s web page