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Motoko Kumai Returns to Shaman King Anime to Voice Joco

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Fans of Hiroyuki Takei’s Shaman King manga know Joco, AKA Chocolove McDonell, as an American shaman who aims to be the world’s top comedian. He’s back in the new Shaman King reboot, and according to the latest announcement Motoko Kumai will reprise her role as the character.

Here’s the updated design for Joco:


The new Shaman King anime is currently scheduled to air in April 2021.

Here’s how Kodansha USA describes Hiroyuki Takei’s original manga:

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!

Via Anime News Network