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Manga / First / Second Anime
He makes his first anime appearance in episode #20 of the first anime adaptation, Nezumi-Otoko and Neko-Musume.
He appears along with his 13 Kings in episode #88 of the fifth anime adaptation, Yōkai Do-or-Die Spirit!! Hell Traversing Quiz!!.
He appears in episode #51 of the sixth anime adaptation, Enma-Daiō's Secret Bargain.
Holding Jigoku: Enma-Daiō can single-handedly support the entire Jigoku.
Dream Contact: Enma-Daiō is also shown to have the ability to communicate directly with Yōkai through their dreams.
Jigoku Kyūkyoku Ōgi: In the fifth anime, Enma-Daiō invented each techniques, and he can summon the powers of Jigoku without the Jigoku Key, and understandably his techniques, for example the Gokuen Ranbu, are on completely different level than by Kitarō as the deity can instantly destroy entire legion of western yōkai.
Thundercloud and Rain: Enma-Daiō's anger can cause thunderclouds and rains especially in winter.
In East Asian and Buddhist mythology, Yama (sometimes known as the King of Hell, King Yan or Yanluo) is a dharmapala (wrathful god) said to judge the dead and preside over the Narakas ("Hells", "Hell Realm" or "Purgatories") and the cycle of afterlife saṃsāra.
Although based on the god Yama of the Hindu Vedas, the Buddhist Yama has spread and developed different myths and different functions from the Hindu deity. He has also spread far more widely and is known in most countries where Buddhism is practiced, including China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Bhutan, Mongolia, Thailand, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.