Shaman King [TV]
Once in every five hundred years, the Shaman Fight Tournament is held, a battle between Shamans where the winner will be crowned Shaman King and granted the power to shape the world.
The story follows Yoh Asakura, a care-free and lazy shaman who is isolated in their town due to his supernatural abilities. After learning about the Shaman Fight, Yoh decides to compete with the help of his fiancée Anna, who prescribes him a merciless training regimen.
However, the road to become Shaman King is not as easy as Yoh imagined. He must now prepare to fight Hao, his powerful evil twin who desires to eradicate humanity and the human world.
About the Show
Shaman King is an anime adaptation of the action-adventure manga series under the same name, written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Takei. Produced by studio Xebec, the series aired a total of 64 episodes between July 4, 2001 and September 25, 2002.
Yoh Asakura (Main Protagonist)
Descendent of the spiritually powerful Asakura family, Yoh Asukara is a young man who is aiming to become Shaman King. He has the ability to see spirits, a talent that led him to be friends with Manta. Yoh is lazy and care-free most of the time, and often slacks off with his training. He is motivated to train whenever he remembers his promise to Anna – his fiancée – that he will grant her an easy life after he becomes Shaman King.
After being abandoned by her parents due to her strange abilities, Anna Kyouyama was adopted by Yoh’s grandmother, and was made her apprentice. She has the ability to summon spirits and channel their energy, even spirits that are from heaven. Itakos like her are usually blind, but Anna is fully sighted, and is immensely powerful. She is Yoh’s fiancée and deeply cares for him, despite her merciless treatment of him especially during his training.
Notably intelligent, Manta Oyamada is the first person who has ever tried to understand Yoh’s abilities an