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'Shaman King' 2021 Reboot new PV reveals new and returning cast, staff and character designs, anime premieres April 2021
September 17, 2020 at 12:59 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official website of the 2021 reboot of the "Shaman King" TV anime series has released the 2nd promotional video (PV) for the series which revealed the new character designs, as well as the cast and staff. The anime will premieres on April next year and will adapt all 35 volumes of the manga's new complete edition, which Kondasha started publishing in print volumes on June 17.
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Watch the PV here: https://youtu.be/cp6stP2xLdk
The new PV features the improved character designs and has also revealed the cast and staff of the new series. Apart from the main protagonist Yoh Asakura who will be having a new voice by Yoko Hikasa, characters Amidamaru, Anna Kyoyama and Hao will be voiced by its original voice actors Katsuyuki Konishi, Megumi Hayashibara and Minami Takayama, respectively.
The anime will be produced by Bridge and directed by Joji Furuta, with series composition by Shōji Yonemura, character designs by Satohiko Sano and music composed by Yuki Hayashi.
The first Shaman King anime series was aired July 4, 2001 and September 25, 2002 on TV Tokyo in Japan and were directed by Seiji Mizushima and co-produced by TV Tokyo, NAS, and Xebec. It consisted of 64-episodes .
The Shaman King Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Takei was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump between June 1998 and August 2004. The individual chapters were collected and released in 32 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha. It follows the adventures of Yoh Asakura as he attempts to hone his shaman skills to become the Shaman King by winning the Shaman Fight. Takei chose shamanism as the main theme of the series because he wanted a topic that had never been attempted before in manga.