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Kishin Douji Zenki


Alternative Titles

English: Zenki
Synonyms: Legend of Zenki, Demon Prince Zenki
Japanese: 鬼神童子ZENKI

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 1995 to Dec 25, 1995
Premiered: Winter 1995
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Unknown
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.091 (scored by 2,497 users)
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Ranked: #30662
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Popularity: #3717
Members: 5,921
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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

Zenki
Zenki
Main
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Japanese
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Kosugi, Juurouta
Japanese
Kosugi, Juurouta
...
Enno, Chiaki
Enno, Chiaki
Main
Yokoyama, Chisa
Japanese
Yokoyama, Chisa
Miki, Sohma
Miki, Sohma
Supporting
Yanada, Kiyoyuki
Japanese
Yanada, Kiyoyuki
Anju
Anju
Supporting
Ogata, Megumi
Japanese
Ogata, Megumi

Staff

Kobayashi, Noriko
Kobayashi, Noriko
Producer
Nishimura, Junji
Nishimura, Junji
Director
Egami, Kiyoshi
Egami, Kiyoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ueda, Kouji
Ueda, Kouji
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

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

Edit 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 (ep 51)




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razviolet
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 read more
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