Jigoku Sensei Nube

Hell Teacher Nube

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 地獄先生ぬ~べ~
English: Hell Teacher Nube
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Type: TV
Episodes: 49
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 13, 1996 to Jun 21, 1997
Premiered: Spring 1996
Broadcast: Saturdays at 19:00 (JST)
Producers: TV Asahi
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, HorrorHorror, RomanceRomance, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.561 (scored by 63806,380 users)
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Ranked: #15892
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Popularity: #4708
Members: 20,926
Favorites: 102


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Nube is a clumsy, easygoing, and very kind teacher, but he has a secret under his glove on the left hand. He has a monster hand, and he also has the ability to sense ghosts and evil spirits. So he protects his dear students from these evil spirits with his monster hand, proving to be very powerful.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nishizawa, Nobutaka
Producer, Planning
Kaizawa, Yukio
Director, Episode Director
Yamauchi, Shigeyasu
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kakudou, Hiroyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Bari Bari Saikyou No. 1" by Feel So Bad

Ending Theme

1: "Mienai Chikara" by B'z
2: "Spirit" by Pamelah


Jun 23, 2009
I actually watched this anime a few years ago, when I was still in primary. This was when I started watching anime. Hell Teacher Nube, as a starting point is not bad. One of the best animes of it's time, I say.

Basically, it's a school story with all the weird and scary things you wish could happen to you in a real school, that is, if you're into ghosts and that kind of stuff.
Hell Teacher Nube is an anime about a schoolteacher with a demon claw in ...
May 26, 2014
Hell Teacher Nube is an episodic horror anime which blends with comedy, some action & the occasional episodes making you feel fuzzy inside.

Nube is an elementary school teacher who has an Oni sealed into his left hand. During his role as a teacher, he develops a great relationship with his students vowing to always protect them from danger. This is constantly proven when his precious students are attacked by ghosts, yokai, & other supernatural demons. While the series is episodic, it later adds more characters such as Yukime the snow demon & Tamamo a fox sorcerer which increases the quality of the anime.

Episodes contain a ...
May 5, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Jigoku Sensei Nabe. I mean Nube.

This is a fairly faithful adaptation of manga, which, unfortunately, skips several manga chapters, and tones down material quite a lot (I suppose to make it suitable for TV). Due to doning down of material it is also weaker than manga counterpart.

It is a very solid/quality show, which is, unfortunately not outstanding. It has couple of amazing episodes, and few great moments, but number of those is fairly small. Out of 49 episodes maybe 5 were truly memorable. The rest is just alright.

Differences compared to manga: some of the brutal/gory moments from manga are toned down, changed ...

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