Via Comic Natalie: the popular comic “SHAMAN KING” by Hiroyuki Takei — who has sold over 35 million copies, will be launching a completely new TV anime adaptation in April 2021! The main cast for the upcoming show has also been revealed: Katsuyuki Konishi, Megumi Hayashibara, and, Minami Takayama will be reprising their roles as Amidamaru, Anna Kyoyama, and Hao respectively, while Yoh will now be played by Yoko Hikasa.
“SHAMAN KING” tells the story of a young boy named Yoh Asakura, a shaman linking the real world and the spirit world. Yoh’s ambition is to become the Shaman King and contact the Great Spirit, who will grant him the ability to reshape the world. But to become the Shaman King, he must first win the Shaman Fight, a battle held once every 500 years.
Hiroyuki Takei debuted “SHAMAN KING” in 1998, before abruptly ending it in 2004, and releasing a “true ending” for the manga in 2009. The series spawned a multimedia franchise including a TV anime adaptation and several spin-off manga titles.
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