This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia. (October 2011)
Click [show] on the right to read important instructions before translating.
View a machine-translated version of the Japanese article.
Google's machine translation is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia.
Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article.
A 26 episode live-action series directed by Akira Kashima , Hajime Sato , Minoru Yamada , T. Kobayashi, Itaru Orita , K. Takemoto , Katsuhiko Taguchi. It ran from October 6, 1966 to March 30, 1967, and starred Mitsunobu Kaneko (of Giant Robo (tokusatsu) fame) as the titular character.
Akuma-kun(悪魔くん?) is a manga series written and illustrated by Shigeru Mizuki. Several versions of the manga exist, one of which was adapted into a live-action TV show, and another into an anime TV series.
All media pertaining to the series was never released outside of Japan.
The game follows Akuma-kun, who the player controls, through three different types of areas. The world map allows Akuma-kun to visit different towns and dungeons. The world map is in an overhead perspective and features random encounters, which pit Akuma-kun against randomly appearing enemies. During battles, the perspective switches to first-person and the player selects different types of attacks from a menu. During battle, the player can summon demons to aid Akuma-kun with fighting. The player's party and the enemies then take turns attacking each other, similar to most other turn-based RPGs. When Akuma-kun enters a town, the view switches to that of a side-scrolling video game. By moving up at certain areas, Akuma-kun can enter buildings and shops.
The game begins as a wizard explains to Akuma-kun that the world will be a better place if demons and humans establish contact. Akuma-kun then sets out to establish this connection.