Author's details

Name: Andy
Date registered: October 2, 2011


I've been doing things with Shaman King for a long time. Good things I try to hope for. But I'm not done yet, just getting started!

Latest posts

  1. Shaman King, Jumbor, & Butsu Zone To Be Removed From BookWalker — June 26, 2017
  2. Hiroyuki Takei’s 3rd Nekogahara Autograph Session Report — June 26, 2017
  3. Jumbor Hiatus Missing From Next Ultra Jump Issue — June 20, 2017
  4. “Cannon D. Ball” Mini 4WD Car Designed by Hiroyuki Takei Releasing This Fall — June 18, 2017
  5. Hiroyuki Takei takes a trip to Mount Osore — June 18, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Shaman King Zero Chapter 2 Discussion — 90 comments
  2. SK Flowers (2012) Chapter 1 & “Hana’s Epoch” Discussion — 80 comments
  3. Shaman King Zero Chapter 3 Discussion — 43 comments
  4. Shaman King Flowers Chapter 8 Discussion & Spoilers — 26 comments
  5. Shaman King Zero Chapter 4 Discussion — 25 comments

Author's posts listings

Jun 26

Shaman King, Jumbor, & Butsu Zone To Be Removed From BookWalker

Popular ebook distributor, BookWalker, has recently updated it’s website that they will discontinue selling several of Hiroyuki Takei’s manga series. The series affected by this change are as followed: Shaman King (The original series) Shaman King Flowers Shaman King Zero Butsu Zone (digital edition – 2 volumes) Jumbor Jumbor Anzengbang (2 volumes – original Weekly …

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Jun 26

Hiroyuki Takei’s 3rd Nekogahara Autograph Session Report

As previously announced at the end of May, Hiroyuki Takei held his third autograph and talk session on June 25th, 2017 at the Animate Shinjuku for promotion of the third volume release of Nekogahara. The event started with some of Takei’s classic dry humor before going directly into a Q&A from the attendees. After several …

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Jun 20

Jumbor Hiatus Missing From Next Ultra Jump Issue

The status of the Jumbor manga in the monthly Ultra Jump magazine has been partially unknown for the last 2 years. The most current chapter of Jumbor is number 53, which was in the August issue.  In that issue there was also a notice that the series is on hiatus and that new information will be …

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Jun 18

“Cannon D. Ball” Mini 4WD Car Designed by Hiroyuki Takei Releasing This Fall

With the national “Japan Cup 2017” currently underway (the annual Mini 4WD national tournament), it has been officially announced that in Fall 2017, the “Cannon D. Ball (Brand Name)” (キャノン”D”ボール(商品名)) Mini 4WD will be released. This is yet another Mini 4WD car designed by Hiroyuki Takei in relation to his Hyper Dash! Yonkuro manga that is …

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Jun 18

Hiroyuki Takei takes a trip to Mount Osore

Hiroyuki Takei has posted a set of images on his personal Twitter from his recent trip to Mount Osore, located in the Aomori Prefecture. This area is the location where the “Osorezan Revoir” arc in the original Shaman King manga takes place. He did not state that this was a “vacation,” but instead for a “certain …

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Jun 01

Official “Shaman King App” Service To Be Discontinued in June 2017

As announced recently from within the app itself, the official Japanese “Shaman King App” (シャーマンキング App) will discontinue it’s service on June 30th, 2017. This app provided fans a way to purchase the following manga series digitally (via in-app purchases): Shaman King Kang Zeng Bang Shaman King Zero Shaman King Flowers In addition to being …

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May 27

Hiroyuki Takei’s 3rd Nekogahara Autograph Session Confirmed

As previously hinted at by Hiroyuki Takei, the official confirmation of his third autograph session for his ongoing Nekogahara series has been announced. This autograph and talk session is to promote the upcoming Nekogahara volume 3 being released on June 16th, 2017 in Japan. The event will take place on June 25th, 2017 with seating …

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May 25

Hiroyuki Takei draws art for Japanese release of Back to the Future comic

Releasing on May 27th, 2017, Hiroyuki Takei has drawn some art for the obi (wrap-around ad) for the Japanese release of second Back to the Future comic. The Japanese title is “バック・トゥ・ザ・フューチャー コンティニュアム・コナンドラム” and has the ISBN of 978-4800272980. This on-going comic was originally published by IDW in English back in October 2015, but is now …

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May 17

Nekogahara Volume 3 Cover Art Previewed in Ad

In the Shonen Magazine Edge that released today with the 19th chapter of Nekogahara was also an ad for the upcoming Nekogahara volume 3 (猫ヶ原 3巻). It confirmed the original Japanese release date of June 16th, 2017. The ad also references the same signing event that will occur that Hiroyuki Takei hinted at yesterday. The image …

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May 15

Hiroyuki Takei turns 45

Today, May 15th, Hiroyuki Takei, the creator of Shaman King, Jumbor, and Nekogahara turns 45 years old. He was born in Yomogita, Aomori, Japan in 1972 and has been working in the manga industry since 1992 where is started off as an assistant. After the success of Itako No Anna short story in 1994, he continued with …

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