Category: Shaman King News

Jul 13 2017

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! pic.twitter.com/0FDyPMHTye — 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 …

Continue reading »

Jul 09 2017

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 …

Continue reading »

Jun 26 2017

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 …

Continue reading »

Jun 26 2017

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 …

Continue reading »

Jun 18 2017

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 …

Continue reading »

Jun 01 2017

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 …

Continue reading »

Feb 15 2017

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 …

Continue reading »

Feb 12 2017

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 …

Continue reading »

Jan 01 2017

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, …

Continue reading »

Aug 20 2016

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 …

Continue reading »