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Konjiki no Gash!!  
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Every 100 years, 100 demon children are sent to Earth to compete in a battle to become king of the Demon World. Each demon is paired with a human partner who is given a spell book of a specific color. The human can cast the demon's spells through their book. If a demon's book is burned, they disappear and return to the Demon World. The last demon remaining becomes the king. The show is oriented around Gash Bell and his human partner, Takamine Kiyomaro.

Won the 48th Shogakukan Manga Award in the Shounen category.


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Associated Names
금색의 가슈!!
Gash Bell!
Golden Boy Gash!!
Konjiki no Gash Bell!!
Zatch Bell!

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Latest Release(s)
c.Gaiden by Anime-Destiny (1460d ago)
v.33 c.314-323 (end) by Null (1812d ago)
v.32 c.311-313 by Null (1918d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
33 Volumes (Complete)
12 Volumes (Bunko)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 22

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User Rating
Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (409 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.46 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 21st 2015, 10:09pm PST

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English Publisher
Viz (25 Volumes - Dropped)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #807 increased(+64)
Monthly Pos #1450 increased(+244)
3 Month Pos #1782 increased(+148)
6 Month Pos #1892 increased(+132)

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On 616 reading lists
On 468 wish lists
On 990 completed lists
On 54 unfinished lists
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Konjiki no Gash Bell!! - 4 Koma Special where can I read this? I can't find it! 1136 days, 13 hours, 38 minutes ago
Who do you want...*SPOILER* 2004 days, 18 hours, 3 minutes ago

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it's great!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by crazed_arrancar
September 11th, 2009, 7:32pm
i love this series! the characters are awsome, a good story line, great action, i am pretty much satisfied, and lets not forget it has great humor as well, i say it deserves to have the same ratings as Bleach or Naruto
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Thethhron
August 10th, 2009, 7:13pm
I really like this manga. I've heard some people don't like it because of the art. I can't really find any complaints with the story besides the fact that it's a somewhat typical shonen. But what really does it for me is the comedy, most importantly, the facial expressions on the characters. They make me laugh just thinking about them. It's pretty much been said in other comments, but this manga is great. OoO
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An amazing read.   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by AuraBlaze
February 14th, 2009, 2:14am
From the moment you pick it up it just hooks you. Time flies by incredibly fast due to the quick and hilariously told plot. Characters are great and the battles never lose your interest. I've read this over twice (though not to the end) just because it's that good. To date I've only read only 2-3 mangas twice.

Highly Recommended
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Don't Burn the Books   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by SHInoSHIkamaru
September 26th, 2009, 1:12pm
I was so hooked on this manga that i practically read volumes 1-32 in 2 days. (I originally stopped at volume 21, but i let the scanlators catch up. This manga is so good that i had to start it over again).
I was just so engrossed and it pains me whenever a book is burned, but it had to happen since someone has to become the King of the demon world. But I didn't think that it would had hit me that hard whenever a book was burned. You end up falling in love with these crazy demon kids.

... Last updated on September 26th, 2009, 1:16pm
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by snowhamster
July 21st, 2012, 12:30am
I find that even though the art is not exactly beautiful, it actually helps to deliver a hilarious feel (especially when purposely drawn hideously xD) I found myself cracking up because of how weird the art was intentionally drawn (crazy bulging eyes).

Honestly, I have no idea if I'm just emotional this week, but I found myself mentally sobbing at some scenes (and actually tearing up during the entire Faudo arc) and then just going crazy with laughter at others. It's a really great series that I heard of when I was very little but never actually got into until recently.

... Last updated on July 25th, 2012, 12:59pm
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Had a tiring day, please excuse me if I sound disjointed!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by hanabira
November 9th, 2008, 7:19am
I'm at volume 22, and it has been a very enjoyable read so far! Great story, with lots of funny moments to boot. I absolutely love the mangaka's sense of humor. He never fails to bring a smile to my face smile

I am in love with most of the characters, especially Kiyomaro. (I have a soft spot for smartass dudes *cough*L*cough*).

Well it's not perfect, but I enjoy the story enough to overlook that. My only major complaint is the character of Megumi. She's kind of a Mary Sue :/

Otherwise Konjiki no Gash Bell is a pretty awesome manga. I would say it's as good as the more popular shounen mangas. It may not be every shounen fan's cup of tea, but people should definitely check it out nonetheless!

... Last updated on November 9th, 2008, 7:16pm
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Fav fav!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by jackalan
July 14th, 2008, 5:29pm
First I saw it and I noticed it differences with other manga not just the drawing but the colouring so on. Many people in Viet Nam telling me that it's not worthy to read because the drawing was so ugly... and I think they have absolutely wasted a marvelous manga. Doesn't matter, just as much as I like it, especially the story and the unique way of drawing. Raiku Makoto, you're a great artist!
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funny and good   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by jrdragon2003
April 15th, 2007, 5:42pm
one of the winning points to this manga is how some of the characters looking they're spazzing out when fighting and running. other than that i appreciate the story.
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This is a good manga   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
July 13th, 2005, 10:41pm
It's good, that is all.
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Great Great Great!   
Rating: 8.4 / 10.0
by yduran7
June 11th, 2014, 8:52am
Best combination of comedy and action ever. The story is unique, the characters are memorable, the battling is just superb. It is so well balanced and interesting that I could not put it down. I love that unlike most stories this one focuses on the dynamics of relationships between two people. Well people and their mamodo anyways. It really is about friendship in the most basic level and not the cheesy kind like some other mangas that I won't mention.
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