‘100th Anniversary of Shigeru Mizuki’s Birthday Festival’ will be held in Tottori Prefecture on March 6th, and an animation will be screened in February in Chofu City.

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An event, “100th Anniversary of Shigeru Mizuki’s Birthday,” will be held in Tottori Prefecture on March 6, 2022, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Shigeru Mizuki’s birth.

The event has been held every year in Sakaiminato City, Tottori Prefecture, the birthplace of Mizuki. 2021 was held as a delivery event due to the influence of the new coronavirus infection. At the 2022 event, the progress and latest information of the project commemorating the 100th anniversary of Shigeru Mizuki’s birth will be revealed. Details of the event and follow-up information will be announced on the official website and Twitter account of Tottori Prefecture and the anime “GeGeGe no Kitaro.”

At the same time, the animation “Gegege no Kitaro” series will be screened at the event “Movie Town Chofu Cinema Festival 2022” to be held in Chofu City, Tokyo, from February 11, 2022. Performed at Aeon Cinema Theatus Chofu in Tokyo, the screening work is theatrical animation “Gegege no Kitaro Strongest Youkai Army! Landing in Japan !!” “Gegege no Kitaro Clash !! We are planning three episodes of the 6th episode, “Going to Hell! Ghost Train !!”. The sixth episode will be the episode that received the most support from fans when conducting a questionnaire on Twitter. Comments also arrived from Mr. Naoko Haraguchi of Mizuki Productions. Details such as ticket information will be available at a later date.

Comment by Naoko Haraguchi (Mizuki Productions)
Next year, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mizuki’s birth. At the memorable timing of “100 years old”, “GeGeGe no Kitaro” will be screened at the festival of the local Chofu movie that Mizuki spent a long time. I am pleased. Please enjoy it on a big screen in Chofu!

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