Ranked #1079

Konjiki no Gash Bell!!

Alternative Titles

English: Zatch Bell!
Japanese: 金色のガッシュベル!!


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


Score: 7.671 (scored by 18,865 users)
Ranked: #10792
Popularity: #1056
Members: 42,439
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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.


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Characters & Voice Actors

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


Hamano, Takatoshi
Hamano, Takatoshi
Kaizawa, Yukio
Kaizawa, Yukio
Director, Episode Director
Shibata, Hiroki
Shibata, Hiroki
Episode Director
Nimoy, Jeff
Nimoy, Jeff
Script, ADR Director

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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)

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)

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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.


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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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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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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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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Anime: Beelzebub
Both protagonists in the series receive a demonic child which they have to use to defend their lives from people and other beings in order to achieve a certain goal. Gash is focused more the action and adventure genre while Beelzebub is a pure episodic comedy manga with several action-themed plots. 
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Anime: The Law of Ueki
Both of these are fighting anime. But they share a similar since of humor, and animation style. Ueki - is a battle anime where the winner's "god candidate" (or coach) becomes god. Zatch Bell - is a battle anime where the winner's doll becomes king. 
reportRecommended by Sandgolem
Anime: Mirai Nikki (TV)
Both are involved with tournament-survival game, where book owners (Gash Bell)/diary's owners (Mirai Nikki) will have to destroy each other book/diary.
The winner, which is the last one standing will became king (Gash Bell)/god (Mirai Nikki).
Mirai Nikki is darker than Gash Bell in many prospects including destroying diary will lead to death of the owner, thus owners mostly wouldn't care less to kill each other directly. While in Gash Bell, the demon of the book will return to demon world after destroying the book.  
reportRecommended by hokaru
Anime: Shaman King
Both series deal with protagonists who receive a supernatural kind of power. One can talk with spirits and makes one his partner, while the other gets a demonic child as his partner. A competition starts as they have to fight for their lives and to claim a title of "Shaman King" and "Demon King". Both feature a lot of fights and a series of small adventures.

reportRecommended by Xadyu3000
Anime: Sekirei
Same theme, Sekirei is just a pervier version of Gash Bell, lol. 
reportRecommended by cr4sian_phil
Anime: Rozen Maiden
In Rozen Maiden there are 7 dolls and each one must fight against each in a battle called the Alice Game. Each one is partnered up with a human so they can use the human for energy, like in Zatch Bell they use the power of the heart. They call the human Mediums, and Mediums are basically like the Book Owners. They collect each ones Rosa Mystica and the last one standing becomes Alice and is loved and cared for by Rozen (the guy who made the dolls). In Zatch Bell they each fight one other and the burn the books of each other and  read more 
reportRecommended by classystarman

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