The GeGeGe no Kitaro series is heading to the big screen in a new movie titled Kitaro Tanjou – GeGeGe no Nazo, which will celebrate the 100th birthday of late creator Shigeru Mizuki when it opens in Japan. While we wait, you can see a spooky new key visual for the feature below.
Go Koga is directing the GeGeGe no Kitaro anime film—which is based on the sixth TV anime that also streamed on Crunchyroll—with Hiroyuki Yoshino on the screenplay and Touko Yatabe on character designs for the Toei Animation production.
Here’s how Crunchyroll describes the most recent adaptation of the series:
Nearly twenty years into the 21st century, people have forgotten the existence of Yokai. When a number of unexplainable phenomena plague adults of the human world with confusion and chaos, thirteen-year-old Mana writes a letter to the Yokai Post in search of answers, only to be greeted by Ge Ge Ge no Kitaro…