The new TV anime adaptation of Hiroyuki Takei’s classic adventure manga “Shaman King” (シャーマンキング) reveals a new teaser video, main cast and staff. It is confirmed to premiere in April 2021.
Yōko Hikasa plays the protagonist Yoh Asakura in the new series. Katsuyuki Konishi, Megumi Hayashibara, and Minami Takayama are reprising their roles from the 2001 anime version respectively as Amidamaru, Anna Kyōyama, and Hao Asakur, respectively.
▍Cast and Characters
■ Yoh Asakura (麻倉葉) – CV: Yōko Hikasa (日笠陽子)
■ Amidamaru (阿弥陀丸) – CV: Katsuyuki Konishi (小西克幸)
■ Anna Kyōyama (恐山アンナ) – CV: Megumi Hayashibara (林原めぐみ)
■ Hao Asakura (ハオ) – CV: Minami Takayama (高山みなみ)
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!
▍Staff and Production
Original Work: Hiroyuki Takei (武井宏之)
Director: Joji Furuta (古田丈司)
Series Composition: Shoji Yonemura (米村正二)
Character Design: Satohiko Sano (佐野聡彦)
Music: Yuki Hayashi (林ゆうき)
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima (三間雅文)
Music Production: King Record