If you’re looking forward to the upcoming new Shaman King anime, you’ll be delighted to learn that the first trailer is finally here. Better yet, it looks fantastic, and takes the opportunity to reveal more of the anime’s cast, staff, and theme song artist in the process.
The latest cast additions include Inuko Inuyama as Manta Oyamada, Romi Park as Tao Ren, Kousuke Takaguchi as Bason, Masahiko Tanaka as Ryunosuke Umemiya, and Wataru Takagi, all of which are back in their respective roles from the 2001 adaptation with the exception of Kousuke Takaguchi, who takes over for Shinpachi Tsuji.
Here’s the new trailer:
Staff additions include:
Prop Design: Yuji Shibata
Art Director: Jin’ya Kimura
Art Design: Masaaki Kawaguchi
Color Design: Natsuko Otsuka
Director of Photography: Teruyuki Kawase
Editing: Kumiko Sakamoto
Opening and Ending Themes: Megumi Hayashibara
There’s also a new visual:
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!