Jigoku sensei Nube (1996–1997)

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A new teacher who also happens to be an exorcist with a demon hand finds his new school is a hotbed of paranormal and must balance his teaching duties with protecting his students and friends from all manner of supernatural threats.

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Credited cast:
Toshiko Fujita ...
 Hiroshi Tateno
Jun'ichi Kanemaru ...
 Shuichi Shirato
Rumi Kasahara ...
 Kyoko Inaba
Ginzô Matsuo ...
 Masaru Kaneda
Hikaru Midorikawa ...
Toshiyuki Morikawa ...
 Kyosuke Tamamo / ...
Michiko Neya ...
 Ritsuko Takahashi
Ryôtarô Okiayu ...
 Meisuke Nueno / ...
Yuri Shiratori ...
Kazunari Tanaka ...
 Katsuya Kimura
Mîna Tominaga ...
 Miki Hosokawa
Machiko Toyoshima ...
 Noriko Nakajima
Megumi Urawa ...
 Makoto Kurita
Emi Uwagawa ...
 Shizuka Kikuchi
Michiyo Yanagisawa ...
 Akira Yamaguchi


Nueno Meisuke, known to his students as "Nube" is a teacher/exorcist who finds that his new school is home to a huge variety of supernatural disturbances. Nube has a demon he trapped in his hand from a battle when he was younger. This demon hand allows him to communicate with ghosts and spirits and dispatch them if necessary. However, there are risks, as Nube must balance using the power of the demon but not being consumed by it. Some of these "yokai" (spirits, demons, etc., many of which are taken from Japanese folklore or urban legend) are drawn to the school by him, as he has crossed paths with many spirits and demons in his career as an exorcist. Among them is Yukime, a snow/cold spirit who has an unrequited love for Nube, which leads to many comedic and touching moments. This show has many comedic elements, as the students and staff of the school are a quite a bunch of varied characters, and Nube himself is sort of a good-natured, clownish klutz when not fighting demons and so ... Written by Zaphekiel

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13 April 1996 (Japan)  »

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The opening theme to the show is "Bari Bari Saikyou No. 1" by Feel So Bad. The first closing theme to the show is "Mienai Chikara" by famous Japanese rockers B'z. The second closing theme is "Spirit" by PAMELAH. "Bari Bari Saikyou No. 1" was the ending theme for the final episode of the TV series's run (episode 48, as 49 was a TV special). See more »

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