Shaman King (2021)

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Alternative Titles

German: Shaman King
Spanish: Shaman King
French: Shaman King
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Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2021 to Apr 21, 2022
Premiered: Spring 2021
Broadcast: Thursdays at 17:55 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Bridge
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.901 (scored by 7318273,182 users)
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Ranked: #46432
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Popularity: #932
Members: 261,720
Favorites: 1,709

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Shamans are extraordinary individuals with the ability to communicate with ghosts, spirits, and gods, which are invisible to ordinary people. The Shaman Fight—a prestigious tournament pitting shamans from all over the world against each other—is held every five hundred years, where the winner is crowned Shaman King. This title allows the current incumbent to call upon the Great Spirit and shape the world as they see fit.

Finding himself late for class one night, Manta Oyamada, an ordinary middle school student, decides to take a shortcut through the local cemetery. Noticing him, a lone boy sitting on a gravestone invites Manta to stargaze with "them." Realizing that "them" refers to the boy and his ghostly friends, Manta flees in terror. Later, the boy introduces himself as You Asakura, a Shaman-in-training, and demonstrates his powers by teaming up with the ghost of six-hundred-year-old samurai Amidamaru to save Manta from a group of thugs. You befriends Manta due to his ability to see spirits, and with the help of Amidamaru, they set out to accomplish You's goal of becoming the next Shaman King.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Hashimoto, Naoto
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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Youtube Music
"Soul salvation" by Megumi Hayashibara
2: "Get up! Shout!" by Nana Mizuki

Ending Theme

4: "Courage Soul" by You Asakura (Yoko Hikasa) (eps 40-)
1: "#Boku no Yubisaki (#僕の指先)" by Megumi Hayashibara  (eps 1-13)
2: "Adieu" by Yui Horie (eps 14-)
3: "Hazuki (ハヅキ)" by saji


Apr 21, 2022
I really loved this adaptation! I had a blast watching it every week and was always excited for each new episode. Of course, it's not perfect, it does have some flaws which, depending on your preferences, may affect your opinion really negatively, but I personally had an overwhelmingly positive experience!

I loved the story, though that's kind of a given, since I'm a fan of the manga in the first place. Nevertheless, it's worth mentioning that this anime does a great job adapting the whole story of the manga and very faithfully at that. There are very few things that have been changed or cut, but ...
Jul 13, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Ah yes Shaman King. It is definately one of those shows I used to love as a kid.
To give some backstory first I first watched the old adaptation of this anime back as a kid and went on to read the Manga a bit later. I never finished the story though ... but I knew it differs a lot from the old Anime's ending.

So when the new adaptation was announced I was glad to have the chance to get back into the series to experience the 'correct' adaptation of the Manga's story.
Was it good though...? Well....

The first episodes were actually really promising. I was ...
Apr 21, 2022
!! This review contains out of context spoilers. !!

I remember the first time when the reboot was announced: I was so excited to start it, and because I rarely get hyped over new anime, it is pretty clear that I had some high enough expectations at that time. It may or it may not be clear by now, but I grew up watching the old adaptation, and I will try to not bring it up that much in this review.

I became more and more disappointed the more episodes I've consumed. The first episode made me meh enough, there was no wow factor to get me ...

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Recent News

'Shaman King' TV Anime Gets Sequel

'Shaman King' TV Anime Gets Sequel

The 52nd and final episode of the new Shaman King television anime adaptation announced on Thursday that a sequel is in production. The story will follow You and more

'Shaman King' TV Anime Reveals Additional Cast

'Shaman King' TV Anime Reveals Additional Cast

The official Twitter account for the new Shaman King television anime revealed additional cast members on Friday. Shaman King is currently airing in Japan and will more

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