Yokai Ningen Bem

Japanese name: Yokai Ningen Bem Yokai Ningen Bem image
Japanese name: 妖怪人間ベム
English name: Bem the Demon-man
Italian name: Bem; Bem, il mostro umano
Dates: October 7, 1968-March 31, 1969
1982 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Monday, 19:30-20:00 (7:30-8:00 pm)
Number of episodes: 26
Animation Studio: Daichi Doga
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Rete 4 (Italy)
Creator(s): Daiichi Kikaku
Series Director: Hideo Wakabayashi
Episode Director(s): Jun Natsu, Noboru Ishiguro
Producer(s): Noboru Ishiguro
Writer(s): Akira Adachi
Art Director: Kazuo Kusano
Art Design: Kazuo Kusano
Character Designer(s): Nobuyoshi Morikawais
Animator(s): Nobuhide Morikawa
Music: Masahiro Uno
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Kiyoshi Kobayashi (Bem), Hiroko Mori (Bera), Mari Shimizu (Bero)
Genre(s): horror, demons, family life
Home Video
Japan: DVD (PIBA 900601-900605)
Note(s): A remake of Yokai Ningen Bem appeared in 2006.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Yokai Ningen Bem go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: May 22, 2010
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