Shaman King

Japanese manga and anime series

Shaman King is a Japanese anime and manga series by Hiroyuki Takei. The manga ended with thirty two volumes and the anime ended with sixty four episodes.

Shaman King
シャーマンキング
(Shāman Kingu)
GenreAdventure, fantasy[1]
Manga
Written byHiroyuki Takei
Published byShueisha
English publisher
Viz Media (expired)
DemographicShōnen
MagazineWeekly Shōnen Jump
English magazine
Original runJune 30, 1998August 30, 2004
Volumes32 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed bySeiji Mizushima
Produced byFukashi Azuma
Naoki Sasada
Takatoshi Chino
Written byKatsuhiko Koide
Music byToshiyuki Ōmori
StudioXebec
Licensed by
Original networkTV Tokyo
English network
Original run July 4, 2001 September 25, 2002
Episodes64 (List of episodes)
Manga
Shaman King: Poem of Funbari
Written byHiroyuki Takei
Published byShueisha
English publisher
Viz Media (expired)
DemographicShōnen
MagazineAkamaru Jump
Original run20042005
Volumes1 (List of volumes)
Manga
Shaman King: Zero
Written byHiroyuki Takei
Published byShueisha
DemographicShōnen
MagazineJump X
Original runNovember 10, 2011October 10, 2014
Volumes2 (List of volumes)
Manga
Shaman King: Flowers
Written byHiroyuki Takei
Published byShueisha
DemographicShōnen
MagazineJump X
Original runApril 10, 2012October 10, 2014
Volumes6 (List of volumes)
Manga
Shaman King The Super Star
Written byHiroyuki Takei
Published byKodansha
DemographicShōnen
MagazineShonen Magazine Edge
Original runMay 17, 2018 – present
Volumes1
Manga
Shaman King Gaiden: Red Crimson
Written byJet Kusamura
Published byKodansha
DemographicShōnen
MagazineShonen Magazine Edge
Original runJune 2018 – present
Volumes1

ReceptionEdit

Japanese publisher Shueisha announced that it will be republished all volumes in Japan starting in March 2008. The manga condensed from its current run from 32 to 27 volumes. It was expected to publish two mangas per month.


Main charactersEdit

  • Yoh Asakura
  • Anna Kyoyama
  • Manta Oyamada

Supporting charactersEdit

  • Ryunosuke Umemiya
  • Tao Ren
  • Horohoro
  • Faust VIII
  • Lyserg Diethel
  • Joco McDonnell
  • Hao Asakura

The Patch TribeEdit

  • Goldva
  • Silva
  • Kalim
  • Nichrom
  • Magna
  • Radim
  • Namari
  • Bron
  • Renim
  • Talim
  • Rutherford
  • Chrom
  • Zinc
  • Lip & Rap

Hao's followersEdit

Hoshi-gumi

  • Opacho
  • Luchist Lasso

Tsuchi-gumi

  • BoZ Brothers
  • Peyote Diaz

Tsuki-gumi

  • Hang Zang-Ching
  • Mohamed Tabarsi
  • "Big Guy" Bill Burton

Hana-gumi

  • Canna Bismarck
  • Mathilda Mathis
  • Marion Fauna

Guardian GhostsEdit

  • Amidamaru
  • Bason
  • Kororo
  • Tokagero
  • Eliza
  • Ponchi and Conchi
  • Matamune
  • Pascal Avaf
  • Spirit of Fire

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Official Website for Shaman King". Viz Media. Archived from the original on June 1, 2018.