2008 Official Selection, film index

Hakaba kitaro

Hakaba kitaro "Episode 1"

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Set in the 1950's, a ghost tribe have existed way longer than humans, but is forced to move deeper into the back woods as urbanisation progresses. Kitaro was born in a graveyard, as the last of the ghost tribe.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Hakaba kitaro "Episode 1"

    Directed by: Masatoshi CHIOKA

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2008

    Running time: 26 min × 11 episodes

  • Technique

    Category: TV serie

    Techniques used: 2D/3D computer

    Version: Version originale sous-titrée français

    Process: Colour

    Target public: 12-15 years, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Masatoshi CHIOKA

    Production: TOEI ANIMATION CO., LTD.


    Based on: Shigeru Mizuki

    Script: Yoshimi Narita

    Graphics: Tadayoshi Yamamuro

    Storyboard: Masatoshi Chioka

    Layout: Tadayoshi Yamamuro

    Sets: Takashi Kurahashi

    Animation: Tadayoshi Yamamuro

    Compositing: Nobuhiro Morita

    Music: Kaoru Wada

    Voice: Masako Nozawa