The Shaman King franchise’s spinoff novel Shaman King Faust8: Eien no Eliza (translated as Eliza the Eternal) is receiving a manga adaptation. Hiroyuki Takei is the original creator of Shaman King, and Kakeru Kobashiri wrote the spinoff novel. Aya Tanaka has been tapped to illustrate the manga adaptation. It will become available in Japan on the Magazine Pocket app in July.
The spinoff story revolves around the characters Johann Faust VIII and Eliza and was published in 2018.
The new Shaman King anime has begun airing in Japan and will become available on Netflix around the globe on August 9. Kodansha is publishing the original Shaman King manga in English.
Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, and its sequel, Manga Art for Intermediates, with professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.