They say good things takes time and if that time is 20 years then it’s bound to be great. Wondering what I’m talking about? Well, surprise surprise!! I am talking about the new Shaman King Reboot coming this April 2021.
If you were missing the shaman boy, Yoh, and his adventures while trying to become the Shaman King, then get ready for another dose and this time with better animations.
The anime’s official website has already announced some of the cast reprising their roles, now they have just revealed another cast to the list.
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Additional cast & character information released!
Chocolate Love McDonnell: #Motoko Kumai
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Team “The Ren’s” jokester Chocolove McDonnel will be voiced by Motoko Kumai. Kumai will be reprising the role after working on the original Shaman King back in 2001.
Shaman King 2021 will not only be featuring new story arcs from the now completed manga by Hiroyuki Takei. But it will also add a fresh new take to the 2001 animation style of the original anime.
However, the new reboot will keep the tournament styled shaman fights and episode sequences for all you fans still stuck in nostalgia land.
Will this reboot be a Yay or Nay? Let’s wait for April 2021 to find out!
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 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 Yoh 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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