Netflix has teased Yoh and friends’ journey across the American continent in a new trailer for the second half of Shaman King Season 1.
Kodoani.com – Shaman King Having completed the second half of the first season, Netflix has finally revealed a new trailer and release date for Season 2 of the anime series.
The official Netflix Twitter account posted a new video detailing the Anime Shaman King back to the Netflix service. Fans of the series were given a sample of the anime’s new opening theme, played by singer and voice actress Nana Mizuki. The Netflix trailer also teases the debut of key characters who will make their first appearance in the anime reboot series such as Lyserg Diethel, Chocolove McDonnel, and X-Laws. “7 DAYS until… # SHAMANKING Season 1 Season 2,” Netflix announced.
7 DAYS until…???? #SHAMANKING Season 1 Part 2 ????…en 7 DÍAS pic.twitter.com/kLKm3ZkcZE
— Netflix Anime (@NetflixAnime) December 2, 2021
Shaman King season 1 part 2 begins shortly after Yoh and his team arrive in America, after they search for Patch Village and their encounter with the anime’s villain, Hao. While excitement for the new season is running high, some viewers have complained about Netflix’s four-month delay between Season 1 and Season 2, while others pointed to the series’ brisk pace compared to Season 2. with the 2001 adaptation.
Shaman King is a shonen manga series written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Takei, who is also known for Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai and Ultimo. The manga was originally serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1998 to 2004, and has a total of 32 volumes. A sequel titled Shaman King Flowers released from 2012 to 2014, revolves around Yoh and Anna’s son, Hana Asakura, as well as the other children of the manga’s main characters.
The newest entry in the series, Shaman King The Super Star, began serialization in 2018 on Shonen Magazine Edge. The ongoing manga series follows the journey of Alumi Niumbirch, a member of the Patch Tribe and daughter of Silva. At the time of writing, six volumes have been published, but the series was recently on an indefinite hiatus due to Takei’s other commitments.
The first anime adaptation of Shaman King produced by studio Xebec (Love Hina, To-Love Ru) is now retired and released in 2001, spanning 64 episodes from July 2001 to September 2002. While the early parts of the series remained true to the manga, it later deviated from the original plot, thereby omitting important story sections mentioned in the manga. A reboot of the anime series produced by studio Bridge (Nobunagun, Talentless Nana) is set to be released in 2021, featuring a more faithful storyline to the original manga.
Shaman King (2021) is available now on Netflix, with the second half of Season 1 releasing on December 9.