It started from 1968【Seichi junrei of "GeGeGe no Kitaro"】

This time I will introduce three representative places of Seichi of "GeGeGe no Kitaro". Seichi of "GeGeGe no Kitaro" is located in Chofu City, Tokyo. But before that I would like to mention the history of the animated version of "GeGeGe no Kitaro". Because "GeGeGe no Kitaro" is a rare animation which has been animeized six times in Japan. Moreover, the first animation was made in 1968. Do not you think it is very old? The atmosphere and taste of anime have changed every time. This is a very rare case. Do not you think this is interesting? If you are not interested in it please procee till introducing Seichi of ”GeGeGe no Kitaro”. I love stories about youkai very young. Now I love Monster Story and Nishio Ishin. I am told my friend very well that he imitates the voice of Daddy Eyeball. However, it is imitating the voice of the Japanese version of Daddy Eyeball. The original author of "GeGeGe no Kitaro" is Mizuki Shigeru. Also, "GeGeGe no Kitaro" is loved by as many ages as "Atashinchi", Crayon Shin chan and Doraemon.
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History of anime "GeGeGe no Kitaro"

"GeGeGe no Kitaro" was originally a picture-story show. In January 1968, the first phase of anime will be broadcast. This series was monochrome. It was animeized from a very old age. GeGeGe no Kitaro "in October 1971 was animeized in color rather than monochrome.This time the catgirl joined regularly. This anime was made as a sequel to the previous work. This time GeGeGe no Kitaro "There were a lot of very scary stories that are unlikely for children. Also, at this time A social and heavy episode was born. The third period anime of "GeGeGe no Kitaro" was started in 1985. All new works since this are remakes. This "GeGeGe no Kitaro" was regarded as important for comparative enemy entertainment. The audience rating of "GeGeGe no Kitaro" exceeded 20% many times. This audience rating is very high. There were not many talks which were high viewership rates approaching 30%. "GeGeGe no Kitaro" was broadcast in the fourth period in 1996. It became stable longevity program with stable popularity throughout the whole story. Incidentally, 1996 is also the year when I was born. The fifth period of "GeGeGe no Kitaro" was broadcast in 2007. I remember seeing "GeGeGe no Kitaro" in the morning. We achieved the fourth revival that will be the largest number of Japanese television anime history. The animation version "GeGeGe no Kitaro" celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2008. A film of "GeGeGe no Kitaro" was screened this year. In 2018, on January 3, "New Project" commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first animation broadcast of "GeGeGe no Kitaro" was announced. The 6 th period began broadcasting from April 1, 2018.

Plot of the birth of "Kitaro"

A man working in a blood bank, Mizuki. He was ordered a strange investigation by being called by his boss one day. Patient who transfused blood of a certain bank got haunted.
Mizuki headed to the hospital at once. He tried that patient. The patient had stopped the pulse and the temperature was the same as the dead. He did not eat anything. Mizuki asked that the cause of such things from that patient was blood transfused at that bank. The original owner's address was an old temple. He went to the temple.
There was an eerie woman at the temple. She advised him not to eat the frog 's eyeballs. The waterwood tried to escape, becoming frightened. But an eerie man who appeared suddenly will not let him escape. Mizuki was unable to do anything and heard their stories.
They were malignant and did not provide blood. But they were not human beings.
A few months later, Mizuki went to the temple again. Eerily and creepy men were both dead. Mizuki gave up the rotten man and buried the tomb only for his wife.
A few days later on Arashi 's night, Mizuki heard the baby' s cries. He went to the grave. "One eye baby" came out from an eerie woman's grave.
Meanwhile, the eyeball has fallen from the dead body of an ecstatic man at Kotera. Its eyes grew hands and feet and started to move.

His memorial hall is in Okayama prefecture. There are many exhibits on his work at his memorial hall. I think that you should go if you are his biggest fan.
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Real places of "GeGeGe no Kitaro"

1.Around Jindiji Elementary School

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2.Kitaro teahouse in Chofu city

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3.Fudaten Shrine in Chofu city

This shrine appears in the opening song.
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