Shaman King gets anime reboot in 2021

Asakura Yoh is a shaman, a medium between the worlds of the living and the dead. Yoh seeks to become the Shaman King, the one who is able to contact the Great Spirit, and will gain the ability to reshape the world in any way they wish, and for this purpose, he must win the Shaman Fight, a battle held once every 500 years between competing shamans. Kyoyama Anna, Yoh’s fiancée, soon enters the scene and prescribes a brutal training regimen to prepare him for the tournament.

Shaman King is the second anime adaptation of Hiroyuki Takei’s manga of same name. The anime is directed by Jouji Furuta at animation studio Bridge. The series will air on April 2021.

The reboot will adapt all 35 volumes of the manga’s complete edition with the canon ending of the manga. The anime adaption of Shaman King from 2001 had already finished before the manga was completed and has a different ending.

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