| "GeGeGe no Kitaro"|
GeGeGe no Kitaro
|First included in||Taiko no Tatsujin 10|
|Released||May 9, 2007|
|Performed by||Shigeru Izumiya|
|Lyrics by||Shigeru Mizuki|
|Composed by||Taku Izumi|
|Arranged by||Kazumi Horii|
|Label||Index Music (T.Y.Entertainment Inc.)|
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|Featured in||GeGeGe no Kitaro (2007)|
|Type||Opening theme song (Ep.1 to 51)|
"GeGeGe no Kitaro" (Japanese: ゲゲゲの鬼太郎, GeGeGe no Kitarou) is a song performed by Shigeru Izumiya. The maxi-single CD of the same name was released under the Index Music label (now T.Y.Entertainment) on May 9, 2007.
It was the 5th main cover version of the song of the same name performed by Kazuo Kumakura and is the first opening theme song for the 2007 TV anime adaptation of Shigeru Mizuki's manga GeGeGe no Kitaro, used from episode 1 to episode 51. While the lyrics and the base composition is the same as the original song, the new version was arranged by Kazumi Horii. The song was later suceeded by The50kaitenz's version of the song from episode 52 onward.
It was first included in Taiko no Tatsujin 10 on the arcade platforms was was lated included in Meccha! Taiko no Tatsujin DS: Great Adventure of the Seven Islands! on the console platforms.
Please be aware that the following is for the TV-size version of the song as it was originally featured in the anime/video game series.
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- During the song play, the characters from the anime (Consists of Kitaro, Neko Musume, Nezumi Otoko, Sunakake Babaa, Konaki Jijii, Ittan momen and Nurikabe) will appear as dancers instead of the default dancers.