Shaman King 2021 Anime Reboot to Stream on Netflix

In a new anime trailer, Netflix revealed it will stream Shaman King (2021), a recently announced anime reboot of the manga series Shaman King by Hiroyuki Takei later this year.

The anime is scheduled to broadcast in April 2021 in Japan. A new anime trailer and key visual was also revealed. 

The anime’s staff includes Jouji Furuta (The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of The Commandments) as director, Jouji Yonemura (Wave, Listen to Me!) as series composer, Sano Satohiko (Talentless Nana) as character designer, Masaaki Kawaguchi (Talentless Nana) as art director, Natsuko Ootsuka (In/Spectre) as color designer, Teruyuki Kawase (Talentless Nana) as photography director, and Yuuki Hayashi (My Hero Academia) as music composer. Studio Bridge is in charge of the animation production.

The cast includes Youko Hikasa (Cells at Work! CODE BLACK) as You Asakura, Katsuyuki Konishi (Deca-Dence) as Amidamaru, Inuko Inuyama (Pokémon Journeys: The Series) as Manta Oyamada, Megumi Hayashibara (Pokémon Journeys: The Series) as Anna Kyouyama, Romi Park (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood) as Tao Ren, and Kousuke Takaguchi (Guilty Crown) as Bason. Other cast members include Masahiko Tanaka (Obsolete) as Ryuunosuke Umemiya, Wataru Takagi (Dorohedoro) as Tokagerou, and Minami Yakayama (Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School) as Hao. 

The manga series received an anime adaptation in 2001. Xebec was in charge of the animation production. 

Kodansha Comics announced last year that it will distribute the entire manga series in English on Amazon’s ComiXology. The series is described as: 

In the world of Shaman King, shamans possess mysterious powers that allow them to commune with gods, spirits, and even the dead…and Manta Oyamada’s about to learn all about them, because his class just welcomed a new transfer student: Yoh Asakura, a boy from way off in Izumo…and a shaman in training!

Source: Netflix

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