Category Archive: Shaman King News

Feb 15

Hiroyuki Takei comments on Shaman King anime production offer

Yesterday, Hiroyuki Takei responded on Twitter to a fans comment about the Shaman King anime. Below is the original Japanese followed by an English translation from Dit on Tumblr: Fan (@nooreneri): 懐かしい…! 今でもシャーマンキング大好きです☺️ またアニメ化してくれないかなぁ…! This brings back such good memories! I still love Shaman King, after all this time. I hope it gets a new anime someday! (This …

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Feb 12

High Quality “Shaman File” Images Officially Posted on Twitter

As a late 2016 present, Hiroyuki Takei has started posting on Twitter some high quality images of the “Shaman Files” that were included in the original Shaman King Kang Zeng Bang releases in Japan. When he originally did the drawings, he drew them much larger and with greater detail than what was printed. These drawings …

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Jan 01

2017 News Headline Predictions!

Last year I had a post for the 2016 News Headline Predictions…. Let’s see how I did! New Shaman King Toys/Figures via a cross-promotion campaign – Didn’t happen Jumbor concludes… in light novel form – Didn’t happen Hiroyuki Takei creates new Gundam manga series – Didn’t happen Oops, struck out! None of those happened! Well, …

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Aug 20

Shaman King’s 20th Anniversary Planning by Hiroyuki Takei

Earlier today, Hiroyuki Takei took to Twitter to answer some more questions directed towards him. Previously he mentioned that he’s working on a continuation of the Shaman King Flowers manga series. In relation to a question about when will Shaman King continue he responded with (with English translation by Dit following): いつ頃とは言えませんが、20周年に向けて準備しているところです! “I can’t say …

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Aug 08

Shaman King Flowers Continuation is in Development!

In a shocking turn of events… Hiroyuki Takei has announced on Twitter earlier today that he is currently working on the continuation of his Shaman King Flowers manga! His original tweet, followed by an English translation by Dit: 楽しみにしててください!!!!!!!!!! (実はプロット作ってます) “Please look forward to it!!!!!!!!! (I’m working on the new plot)” This is interesting to …

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Jul 16

Wonder Festival Summer 2016 Preview

On July 24th, 2016 will begin the Summer 2016 edition of Wonder Festival (ワンダーフェスティバル). This is also know as Wonderfest, Wonfes( ワンフェス). This is a special convention that is based around promoting and selling of figures, typically from anime, manga, and comic series. The event is split between the official figure manufacturers promoting their upcoming figures to be …

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May 07

Hiroyuki Takei’s 2nd Nekogahara Autograph & Drawing Event

Updates 1 & 2: Added “imagine-nation” TV show paragraph and additional Nekogahara sketch. If more update happen over the next 24 hours, this post will be updated. Back in September, in celebration of Nekogahara, Hiroyuki Takei held an autograph/signing event. Today, May 7th, 2016, the second event was completed in celebration of the release of …

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Mar 30

New Hiroyuki Takei Interview in “The 12 Laws of Drawing Manga” Mook

Releasing today a ‘mook’ called “The 12 Laws of Drawing Manga” (マンガを描くために必要な12の掟) by publisher Genkosha contains a brand new interview with Hiroyuki Takei. A “mook” is a high-quality magazine that’s similar to the quality you’d find in a standard book. These typically also do not have a standard release cycle, and this one was released today (March …

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Feb 13

Shaman King Figure Exhibit on 3/13 by @Mijinco74

つぐみ (@Mijinco74) on Twitter has been recently posting some images of the Shaman King figures he has been working on for the 「2ちゃんねる模型板展示会」event held on Sunday March 13th, 2016. This event is to only display figures, not to purchase them like at Wonder Festival. Below is some of the completed figures and other larger figure he has been …

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Jan 31

Wonder Festival Winter 2016 Preview – Update

Our previous Wonder Festival Winter 2016 Preview post has been updated with the following figures: Damuko from Shaman King by oden_shop This figure was previously released in 2014 Summer, which you can find the original images from his Tinami page.  However, for this Winter 2016 there appears to be some changes with this resell. This year’s design has a …

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