Kishin Douji Zenki


Zenki

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Legend of Zenki, Demon Prince Zenki
Japanese: 鬼神童子ZENKI
English: Zenki
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Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 1995 to Dec 25, 1995
Premiered: Winter 1995
Broadcast: Mondays at 18:00 (JST)
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror, EcchiEcchi
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.961 (scored by 52265,226 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #41862
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5200
Members: 13,127
Favorites: 30

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Synopsis

In ancient times, a great battle was waged between a master mage, Enno Ozuno, and an evil demon goddess, Karuma. Unfortunately, Enno didn't have the strength to defeat her alone and was forced to call upon Zenki, a powerful protector demon. After Karuma was defeated, Enno sealed Zenki away in a pillar located inside his temple.

1,200 years after this epic battle, Enno's descendant, Chiaki, spends her days showing tourists around her hometown of Shikigami-cho and doing exorcisms to pay the bills. One day, two thieves enter the town in hopes of opening a seal in the Ozuno temple and releasing the hidden treasure from within. However, what actually pops out is a dark entity that attaches itself to the henchmen, transforming them into demonic beings. After this transformation, they begin a rampage through the temple, terrorizing poor Chiaki.

It is now up to this young progeny to unleash her family's powers to summon Zenki and save Shikigami-cho from these demons, as well as the evil entities sure to follow in their footsteps.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Miki, Sohma

Supporting
Yanada, Kiyoyuki
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Anju

Supporting
Ogata, Megumi
Japanese

Staff

Kobayashi, Noriko
Producer
Nishimura, Junji
Director, Storyboard
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director
Egami, Kiyoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard


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Opening Theme

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1: "Kishin Douji ZENKI" by Hironobu Kageyama (eps 1-28)
2: "Chou Kishin ZENKI, Raigou Shourin!" by Hironobu Kageyama (eps 29-49)
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Ending Theme

1: "Egao wo Ageru; Give a Smile" by Hitomi Takimoto (eps 1-22)
2: "Sleepless Angels ~Nemurenu Yoru no Tenshi-tachi~" by Chisa Yokoyama (eps 23-38)
3: "Kiseki no Chou Kishin" by Chisa Yokoyama & Megumi Ogata (eps 39-49)
4: "Kishin Douji ZENKI" by Hironobu Kageyama (eps 51)



Aug 28, 2015
To sum up this anime in three words: "It's very 90s"

Art and Sound: 5/10
-The demons, besides the 'nice' ones, look like classic demons from Japanese paintings. They're fairly well drawn and interesting to look at.
-The overall art is a little dated and generic but is still nice to look at.
-The music is pretty forgettable and the sounds used throughout sound as if they were ripped from well known audios that have been heard a hundred times over.

Characters: 3/10
-There is very little to no character development and they all fall into tropes. The perverted old grandfather, the whiny high school girl, the all muscle ...
Aug 19, 2020
The Kishin Douji Zenki anime series consists of 51 episodes, which were based on the work of Kikuhide Tani and Yoshihiro Kuroiwa.

This was one of the few anime that were on TV in my country, but it never reached the same popularity as Dragon Ball and Yugioh.
I have no idea how popular Zenki is outside, but seeing the lack of it everywhere it's probably not that popular.

STORY/PLOT:
The story is nothing special, it follows a school girl named Chiaki Enno who is able to free Zenki, a powerful Demon God and together they try to stop Karuma and other bad guys. While ''main character ...
Jun 8, 2022
I understand the first review people see when looking up this anime is a 3/10, so please bear with me.

Otakus today have grown a recency bias when it comes to anime, it is nobody's fault and hardly anyone is consciously doing it, but it is something that happens, and I feel that taking a look at older shows (1960s-2000s) is a necessary task in order to draw attention to series that would go other wise unnoticed.

Here are the stats of this review:
Story: 7/10 (Good)
Art: 7/10 (Good)
Sound: 6/10 (Fair)
Character: 7/10 (Good)
Enjoyment: 8/10 (Very Good)
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Finally done with this one.
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