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Konjiki no Gash Bell!!


Alternative Titles

English: Zatch Bell!
Synonyms: Konjiki no Gash Bell!!
Japanese: 金色のガッシュベル!!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 150
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2003 to Mar 26, 2006
Premiered: Spring 2003
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.661 (scored by 21,012 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #11272
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1084
Members: 47,444
Favorites: 566
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Episodes: /150

Synopsis

Takamine Kiyomaro, a depressed don't-care-about-the-world guy, was suddenly given a little demon named Gash Bell to take care of. Little does he know that Gash is embroiled into an intense fight to see who is the ruler of the demon world. All of the demons have to pick a master on Earth and duke it out with other demons until one survives. Needless to say, Kiyomaro becomes Gash's master, and through their many battles, Kiyomaro learns the importance of friendship and courage.

Background

The English release of the series under the name Zatch Bell! was edited, removing things like blood and nudity with Gash (Zatch in the English version) wearing boxers instead of being fully naked. The uncut Japanese version of the series has never seen an official English release.

VIZ Media licensed and dubbed the first 104 episodes of Konjiki no Gash Bell!! under the name Zatch Bell!, but only released the first 52 episodes on DVD. In December 2013, Flatiron Film Company later released the first 104 episodes on DVD.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Bell, Gash
Bell, Gash
Main
Ootani, Ikue
Japanese
Ootani, Ikue
Yoshida, Konami
Japanese
Yoshida, Konami
...
Takamine, Kiyomaro
Takamine, Kiyomaro
Main
Sakurai, Takahiro
Japanese
Sakurai, Takahiro
Folgore, Parco
Folgore, Parco
Main
Takahashi, Hiroki
Japanese
Takahashi, Hiroki
Umagon
Umagon
Main
Koorogi, Satomi
Japanese
Koorogi, Satomi

Staff

Hamano, Takatoshi
Hamano, Takatoshi
Producer
Kaizawa, Yukio
Kaizawa, Yukio
Director, Episode Director
Kakudou, Hiroyuki
Kakudou, Hiroyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Shibata, Hiroki
Shibata, Hiroki
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

#01: "Kasabuta" by Hidenori Chiwata (Episodes 1-50)
#02: "Kimi ni Kono Koe ga Todokimasu yō ni" by Takayoshi Tanimoto (Episodes 51-100)
#03: "Mienai Tsubasa" by Takayoshi Tanimoto (Episodes 101-150)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "PERSONAL by Aya Ueto" (Episodes 1-30)
#2: "STARS ~you don't have to worry about tomorrow~ by KING" (Episodes 31-58)
#3: "Tsuyogari by Eri Kitamura" (Episodes 59-75)
#4: "Idea by Tsukiko Amano" (Episodes 76-100)
#5: "Kyou yori Ashita wa by Echiura" (Episodes 101-125)
#6: "★遊FEVER 2005★ by Tomoe Shinohara (Episodes 126-149)
#7: "Kasabuta by Hidenori Chiwata" (Episode 150)



More reviewsReviews

Soiku
Mar 24, 2008
If you really want to have fun then this is the right one for you. However, there are parts where you wanna cry over the tragics that happen in this story.
The show is extremely good however, there are parts when I wanted to stop watching since it got boring or the fillers where plain annoying. That is why overall I gave it a nine.

Story

Basically it is about a teenage boy who receives a demon from his father in order to make friends. Kiyo is pulled into crazy adventures with his friends, trying to save the demon world. There are many challenges and many read more
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cLoVer4miza
Dec 20, 2007
Well, this anime so fun to watch and you have no idea how much Gash (Ikue Ohtani) have really superb kawaii kids voice! First time I watch Gash Bell, I was shock with gash voice. It was so funny and make me laugh when gash grumble like kids (well he is a kid). The stupid thing about gash is he like big fish call 'yellow tail', somehow he can eat that uncooked (maybe because he is a demon)!

I think the main event for this anime is more on friendship. You can win as long your friendship is strong. The characters in this anime read more
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NQ2Resq
Jun 29, 2012
Konjiki no Gash Bell was a very interesting anime in its own ways. There are many times of extreme laughter, as well as times when tears will fall. The storyline was pretty well-written and the characters were unique. Overall, I could only give it a 9/10 because many episodes were boring fillers (don't get me wrong, some fillers were actually pretty funny).

Story: 9/10
The story is a 9 because I've never seen one like it before. There are some pretty sudden twists in the story that kept it exciting and fun to watch. The fillers could be funny, but they were mostly pretty boring. Also, the read more
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Rampant
Dec 25, 2009
This simply does not work well as an anime like it does as a manga. The only part that does work is Gash being cute due to the greatly innocent/cute voice. A big culprit in this is the slow pacing of everything - all the dramatic cries, the pacing of any fight, the way people move - which really takes the impact out of the comedy, the fighting, and the drama. It especially hurts the fighting, in which everyone always seems to have an incredibly long time to finish the opponent off, yet strangely never does so. They also cut off the entire last arc read more
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