"GeGeGe no Kitaro" Anime Spots Course

In the animation "GeGeGe no Kitarō" (The 6th period), many scenes appear where the animation sets in various spots of Chofu city.
In this course, you can walk around the city by comparing the actual spots with scenes that appeared in the animation. Chofu City Sightseeing Association has issued up to the Vol.4 of the pilgrimage map `Chofu-city × "GeGeGe no Kitarō" (The 6th period)` so that people can feel closer to "Chofu-the city of the birthplace of cartoons created by Mizuki" through the animation and enjoy the spots that appeared in it.






Chofu Station Square

(A) Chofu Station Square


Episode 61 "Tofu-kozo no kabi-pandemic" of the animation "GeGeGe no Kitarō"
A scene in which Kitaro, Neko-musume, Tofu-kozo have returned from a hand-shake event of an idol.

■Shown on the Vol.4 of the pilgrimage map "Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)"

【Address】
2-60 Kojimacho, Chofu, Tokyo
【Access】
Nearby Keio Line "Chofu Station"


(B) Beside Trie Keio Chofu Building C “Tetsumichi”


The ending of the July 2019 period (episodes 63~75)
A scene in which a waitress Yuki, Neko-musume, Mana, and Hanako-san are eating shaved ice.

■Shown on the Vol.4 of the pilgrimage map "Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)”"


【Address】
2-61-1 Kojimacho, Chofu, Tokyo
【Access】
Nearby Keio Line "Chofu Station"
【Web】
https://www.guidoor.jp/en/places/2769


(C) Kitarō Square


The ending of the July 2019 period (episodes 63~75)
In the square, there are objects and playground equipment of Yokai (specter) and characters, including GeGeGe no Kitarō, that appears in the cartoon works of Shigeru Mizuki.
At this park, not only fans of the works of Shigeru Mizuki but also many other people in and around Chofu city can enjoy their time.
In the animation, the park appeared at the ending.

■Shown on the Vol.4 of the pilgrimage map "Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)"

(C) MIZUKI Production

【Address】
1-58-5 Shimoishiwara, Chofu (Tsurukawa Highway West Side)
【Web】
https://www.guidoor.jp/en/places/1341


(D) Kitarō Park


Episode 43 "Eien no inochi Odoro Odoro"
A scene in which Mikoto who bought a present for her father is talking with Mana in the park.

■Shown on the Vol.4 of the pilgrimage map "Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)"

【Address】
2-19-4 Fujimicho, Chofu, Tokyo
【Access】
About 20 minutes on foot from Keio Line "Chofu Station"


(E) Kitarō Chaya


The ending of the July 2019 period (episodes 63~75)
“Kitarō Café” is a retro-looking wooden building built more than 50 years ago in a leafy place before the gate of Jindaiji Temple. It is a place where the world of “GeGeGe no Kitarō,” the most famous yokai cartoon in Japan, can be enjoyed.
It sells animation goods that appeared in the 6th period of the animation series.
The exterior of the building appeared at the ending.

■Shown on the Vol.4 of the pilgrimage map "Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)"

(C) MIZUKI Production

【Address】
5-12-8 Jindaiji Motomachi, Chofu, Tokyo (opposite of Jindaiji Temple gate)
【Opening Hours】
10:00~17:00
【Telephone】
042-482-4059
【Closed】
Mondays (in the event a national holiday falls on a Monday, the shop will be closed on the following day)
【Web】
https://www.guidoor.jp/places/1339


(F) Jindaiji-dori “Stone wall near Jindaiji Elementary School”


Episode 1 "Yokai ga mezameta hi"
A scene in which Mana meets Kitarō for the first time at dusk.

■Shown on the Vol.1 of the pilgrimage map "Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)"

Episode 19 "Fukkatsu yokai? Obake no gakkou"
A scene in which Nanashi suddenly appears before Mana, who is on her way home from school, and it disappears.

■Shown on the Vol.2 of the pilgrimage map "Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)"

【Address】
5 Jindaijimotomachi, Chofu, Tokyo
【Access】
About 5 minutes on foot from Jindaiji bus stop


(G) Nogawa no Hashiba-bashi


Episode 8 "Kyoui! Kagami-jijii no keiryaku"
A scene in which Mana is talking with her friend on a school road on her way home from school.

■Shown on the Vol.1 of the pilgrimage map "Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)"

Episode 14 "Makura-gaeshi to Maboroshi no yume"
A scene in which Akinori meets ‘Yumekuri no suzu no shojo’ and others on the bridge.

■Shown on the Vol.2 of the pilgrimage map “Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)”

Episode 36 "Nihon zen-yokai-ka keikaku"
A scene in which after saving Mana from Adel, Kitarō starts to fight with Adel.

■Shown on the Vol.3 of the pilgrimage map "Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)"

【Address】
1 Jindaijimotomachi, Chofu, Tokyo
【Access】
About 15 minutes on foot from Keio Line `` Chofu Station ''


(H) Fudatenjin Shrine


Opening of episode 2 "Senritsu! Miagenyudo"
It seems that the precinct is linked to the GeGeGe no mori forest, and only yokai can go back and forth.
It appears at the opening.

■Shown on the Vol.1 of the pilgrimage map "Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)"

【Address】
1-8-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo
【Access】
5 minutes walk from Keio Line "Chofu Station" north exit
【Web】
https://www.guidoor.jp/places/7


(I) Tenjin-dori


Episode 1 "Yokai ga mezameta hi"
In the animation, a yokai post stands in a space between buildings on the shopping street.

■Shown on the Vol.1 of the pilgrimage map "Chofu-city × GeGeGe no Kitarō(The 6th period)"

(C) MIZUKI Production

【Address】
1 Fuda, Chofu, Tokyo
【Web】
https://www.guidoor.jp/en/places/2757


(J) Chofu Station


"GeGeGe no Kitarō" is frequently seen around Chofu Station.
It is a familiar character for many people in the city: the family of Kitarō painted on the body of buses running in the city, objects on Tenjin-dori shopping street, and Kitarō maintenance hole and so on.
As the setting of the animation, an area surrounding Chofu Station often appears.

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