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Shaman King’s Unfinished Sequel Finally Greenlit for Anime Adaptation

The finale of New Shaman King has just been aired, and before fans could even start missing the classic anime, a brand new sequel was announced for it.


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If you are a die-hard Shaman King fan, you might know about its sequel manga, Shaman King Flowers.

Despite having a sequel manga, the original anime never adopted it, and part of the reason might be because the manga is unfinished due to cancelation.

Nevertheless, the New Shaman King anime will receive a sequel that will adapt the Shaman King Flowers manga. A confirmed release date is yet to be announced for the sequel.

Shaman King Flowers takes quite a leap into the future and focuses on Hana Asakura, the child of Yoh and Anna. The new protagonist has been teased in the latest promotional video:

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Anime “SHAMAN KING” sequel production decision SPOT

As you can guess from the trailer, Hana is a brutal kid. He is a strong fighter and takes every advantage of this fact.

Hana’s biggest conflict will start when two members of the Asakura family, Yohane and Luca, attempt to kill him and Yoh to take over as the main branch of the family.

Since the manga was left unfinished, there is a high chance that the series will receive an anime original ending.

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The appearance at that time when they were fighting for the position of Shaman King centering on leaves and Hao, and the appearance that grew “7 years later”.

And the appearance of the flowers …

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The latest visual also shows the protagonists as teens and then again after a seven-year time-gap when they have grown up. You can also see Hana in the second visual.

Shaman King’s Unfinished Sequel Finally Greenlit for Anime Adaptation
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As the sequel manga was never even adapted in the original anime, this is the first time that you will see Yoh’s son animated.

Hana might be a feisty boy, but as several dangers threaten his family, he will rise to the occasion and prove that he is worth no less than his father.

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About Shaman King

Shaman King is a manga written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Takei. It began serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump from June 30, 1998.

The series received an abrupt end on August 30, 2004, leaving fans disappointed.

The manga received a reprint in 2009 to give its fans the true ending to the series. It also received an adaptation by studio Xebec in 2001 that was directed by Seiji Mizushima.

It introduces us to a world of shamans. These Shamans are powerful beings who can see and communicate with spirits, ghosts, and gods.

Once in 500 years, a prestigious tournament called The Shaman Fight is organized, and the winner gets to shape the world in his image with the aid of the great spirits. The story revolves around Manta Oyamada, who has a chance encounter with You Asakura that completely changes his life. Asakura aims to become the Shaman King, aided by Manta and his 600-year-old samurai friend Amidamaru. They set out to fulfill You’s dream.

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