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. Karakuridôji Ultimo Manga To No Longer Be Published by Shueisha — September 5, 2017
  2. Hiroyuki Takei Provides Prizes for Upcoming Mini4WD Championship in Osaka — September 5, 2017
  3. Worldwide Anime/Manga License Status — August 27, 2017
  4. Indonesian Manga Publisher Reprints Shaman King Manga — August 18, 2017
  5. Ivrea Argentina Comments About Shaman King Manga Status — August 17, 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

Jul 13

2 new images of Hana from Shaman King Flowers posted on Twitter

Hiroyuki Takei made 4 tweets today with some new images. This is the first time he’s publicly commented since his promotional event for Nekogahara volume 3. 熱すぎたザウルスマシン有識者会議。おかげですごく良いのが出来ました。参加してくれた人達、本当にありがとう。画像は限定版にあやかって金ぴかライズエンペラー。数に限りがあるのでどうぞお早めに! — 武井宏之 (@takeimokei) July 13, 2017 The first post contains a drawing (shown above) of the Rise Emperor as included in the Hyper Dash! Yonkuro volume 2 …

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Jul 11

Hyper Dash! Yonkuro volume 2 releases in Japan

On July 10th, the Special Edition of Hyper Dash! Yonkuro volume 2 released in Japan. Some locations may not receive the new release until the Standard Edition which releases on July 12th, 2017. The release date discrepancy isn’t very clear, but it may have been done to send the Special Edition to some non-traditional retailers, …

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Jul 09

Shaman King, Jumbor, & Butsu Zone are no longer published by Shueisha in Japan

From earlier last month, we got the heads up that some of Hiroyuki Takei’s series were leaving the digital manga service Bookwalker. However, with July coming around, we now have the final confirmation that Hiroyuki Takei is no longer associated with Shueisha for the following titles: Shaman King Shaman King Kang Zeng Bang Shaman King …

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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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