Kitaro - one of the most popular cartoon characters in Japan.Over the last fifty years of it removed a number of movies and anime series of five, the total number of series which is much more than the " Dragonbolla " popular in our area. None of these series has been translated either into English or in Russian. Hakaba Kitaro or " Kitaro from the cemetery " - the original manga,Shigeru Mizuki created in the distant fifties of the last century. Mizuki - one of the most well-known and respected experts in Japanese culture. It is this work his " back " in the public consciousness of postwar Japan, such half-forgotten thing as youkai and mononoke, designating the monsters that terrorized peasants in medieval Japan.Thus, we can say that modern Kaidan has been created Shigeru Mizuki. Kitaro made??him no less popular in Japan than Osamu Tezuka and Hayao Miyazaki. There is a museum of Shigeru Mizuki, and a monument in his homeland.