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Zatch Bell!

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Zatch Bell!
(Konjiki no Gash Bell!!)
GenreAdventure, comedy, fantasy[1][2]
Written byMakoto Raiku
Published byShogakukan
English publisher
MagazineWeekly Shōnen Sunday
Original runJanuary 10, 2001December 26, 2007
Volumes33 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed byTetsuji Nakamura (001−100)
Yukio Kaizawa (101−150)
Produced byAatsuya Takase
Hiroyuki Sakurada
Shinichi Ikeda
Takatoshi Hamano
Written byAkatsuki Yamatoya
Hiroshi Hashimoto
Music byKow Otani
StudioToei Animation
Licensed by
Original networkFuji TV (Japan)
Cartoon Network (Miguzi/Toonami), Starz (U.S.)
English network
Original run April 6, 2003 March 26, 2006
Episodes150 (List of episodes)
Feature films
  1. Konjiki no Gash Bell!! Movie 1: Unlisted Demon 101
  2. Konjiki no Gash Bell!! Movie 2: Attack of the Mecha-Vulcan

Zatch Bell! is a Japanese-American animated television series, anime, and manga. The series is about a teenage boy, named Kiyo, who found this boy named "Zatch". Zatch is actually a Mamodo. He came from the Mamodo World where hundreds of other Mamodos came from. However, another Mamodo, named Zeno, somehow erased Zatch's memory. Zatch can not remember anything of his past in the Mamodo World. The reason why all the Mamodos are in the real world is to battle. When one enters the world, they must find a human to be their partner and to use a book of spells that came with them. Only humans can read the spells and cause the Mamodo to do a certain action. Examples of these spells would be to create a lightning bolt, create a shield, or move very fast. As a person becomes stronger physically and emotionally new spells are written into the book so that the human can read and use them.

By burning the book, the Mamodo gets sent back to the Mamodo World. If the Mamodo gets badly beaten, he will also be sent away. The last Mamodo standing will be 'King' of the Mamodos. Zatch decides that he wants to be a Belovelent King or Kind King to stop all the battles. In their adventure, they come across many enemies and allies.

Characters[change | change source]

Zatch Bell[change | change source]

Zatch Bell is main character of this story.

Kiyo Takamine[change | change source]

Kiyo Takamine is another main character of this story. He is the partner of Zatch Bell. And he is very cool.

Tia[change | change source]

Tia is one of Zatch's friends.

Megumi[change | change source]

Megumi is one of Kiyo's friends. She is the partner of Tia. And she is a famous Japanese idol.

Zofis[change | change source]

Zofis is one of main antagonists. He is evil genius. He likes manipulate others.

Koko[change | change source]

Koko is the partner of Zofis.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Zatch Bell Manga Ends After 7 Years, 323 Installments". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 19, 2009.
  2. "「金色のガッシュ!!」既刊・関連作品一覧" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Archived from the original on December 17, 2018. Retrieved December 17, 2018.

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