Shaman King debuted in the Weekly Shonen Jump in 1998 and abruptly ended in 2004. It finally received its true ending in 2009 after being reprinted. A new anime adaptation was announced recently and is set to premiere in 2021.
Along with this anime, the creators of Shaman King have decided to publish all 35 volumes of the series. Several volumes will be released per month, starting with volumes 1-5 on June 17.
“SHAMAN KING” is a famous work that has exceeded 35 million copies in total. A story in which the main character of the psychic, Sherman, Asakuraha, participates in the Sherman Fight that determines the top of the Sherman, becomes a Sherman King and fights with his friends.
This time, all 35 volumes from Kodansha have been revived, and the series has been drawn to the end.
A Promotional Video for the upcoming anime has also been released.
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.