Childhood ends, but its memories never. Anime is an important part of such memories. I will talk here about one of such anime which had ruled the heart of every kid. Yes, you guessed it right, it’s Shaman King 2021. After a long hiatus of almost 20 years, the famous supernatural series is back. Shaman King 2021 is a remake version of the classic shonen anime series which had fans glued from 2001 to 2002.
All the details are covered ranging from Where to watch Shaman King 2021, its premiere date on Netflix, trailer, plot, and all the latest news you should not miss out about your favorite anime. Shaman King anime was originally telecasted between the years of 1998 to 2004. The Japanese series was written and directed by Hiroyuki Takei.
Shaman King 2021 Netflix release date
The Shaman King 2021 opening had taken place on 1st April 2021 in Japan on Japanese broadcasting networks like TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, TV Aichi, TSC, TVQ, and BS TV Tokyo. The adventure cum supernatural anime series will last until 18 March 2022.
Unfortunately, the simulcast version will not air on popular platforms like Funimation or Crunchyroll. Instead, it will stream on Netflix, with the platform securing exclusive broadcasting rights.
The manga has been scripted in a whopping 52 episodes series. The first 12 episodes will premiere on 1st April and run until 17th June. Check out the dates for the Japan broadcast.
- Shaman King episode 1: Thursday, April 1st
- Shaman King episode 2: Thursday, April 8th
- Shaman King episode 3: Thursday, April 15th
- Shaman King episode 4: Thursday, April 22nd
- Shaman King episode 5: Thursday, April 29th
- Shaman King episode 6: Thursday, May 6th
- Shaman King episode 7: Thursday, May 13th
- Shaman King episode 8: Thursday, May 20th
- Shaman King episode 9: Thursday, May 27th
- Shaman King episode 10: Thursday, June 3rd
- Shaman King episode 11: Thursday, June 10th
- Shaman King episode 12: Thursday, June 17th
As of August 8th, 17 episodes have aired in Japan with 3 more to go before makers go for a scheduled break in the broadcast.
With a rating of 7.9/10 on IMDb and 7.2/10 on MyAnimeList, anime fans can add it to their must-watch list of 2021.
The complete 52 episodes will be released in 4 Blu-Ray DVD releases. Each volume will have 13-episode sets and will get the following release dates in Japan:
- August 25th, 2021
- November 24th, 2021
- February 23rd, 2022
- May 25th, 2022
Why is Shaman King Episode 13 playing audio in Japanese instead of English on Netflix?
Some Shaman King Episode 13 Reddit reports are raising issue of audio playing in Japanese instead of English even opting for English dubs.
The issue has been reported for only the English language.
Netflix has acknowledged the issue but has not given any ETA.
In one of its recent communication, Netflix wants the issue to be reported from an individual’s account!
How many episodes will Shaman King 2021 have?
Seeing the popularity of the Shaman King, Netflix has acquired the rights to stream it. Shaman fans will get the full story in anime form covering the reboot of Yoh Asakura’s adventures. The series is expected to come with nearly 52 episodes further divided logically into 2-4 parts of a 13-episode each cours as per the Blu-Ray release. It will follow a pattern similar to Pokemon Journeys.
It is assumed that Netflix will release Shaman King season 1 as four separate ‘volumes’ each with 13 episodes – in a similar manner to how Pokemon Journeys is being broadcast.
At an early prediction, each volume will be released to Netflix every 3-4 months.
On 10th June, Netflix formally unveiled the premiere date of anime from Hiroyuki Takei’s Shaman King manga. It happened during the Geeked Week live stream event. Announcing Shaman King release date to happen on 9th August, Netflix also released an English-subtitled trailer.
Shaman King 2021 Trailer
Netflix released Shaman King 2021 trailer on its YouTube channel on March 3, 2021. Characters of famous anime like Yoh, Anna, Tao Ren, and the rest were introduced in the trailer. Later on, a promotional video was released on the official Shaman King website showcasing the opening theme “Soul Salvation” by Megumi Hayashibara. The Ending theme song was “#Boku no Yubisaki” (My Fingertip). Check it out below:
There were two opening songs and two ending songs for the 2001 anime from here originally.
Shaman King 2021 plot and story so far
The synopsis of Shaman King reads
The timeline of this manga series revolves around the adventures of protagonist Yoh Asakura. He uses his shaman skill to be the Shaman king. Here Shaman refers to a religious practice that is quite popular in Japanese culture.
Shaman King 2021 cast and voice actors
The major share for the success of the anime goes to the voice actors. They lent their adorable voice and brought life to the characters. Let us have a look at your favourite Shaman King 2021 voice actors:
- Opacho – Hayashibara Megumi
- Ching Tao – Shibata Hidekatsu
- Amidamaru – Konishi Katsuyuki
- Chrysler – Miki SchiniChiro
- Asakura Hao – Takayama Minami
- Asakura Youmie – Aono Takeshi
Dubbing Studio – VSI Los Angeles
English Voice Over Cast & Crew
|Tao Ren||Laura Stahl|
|ADR Director||Hermes Baroli|
|Adpaters||Erica Mendez, Michele Knotz|
|ADR Casting||Carolina Martinez|
|Editors||Jeremy Barr, Fay Kanagy|
|Production Supervisor||Scott Tanaka|
|Project Manager||Lia Sato|
Shaman King (Japanese: シャーマンキング) is the second instalment of the anime adaptation of Hiroyuki Takei’s manga by the same name. The anime is produced under the banner of Fukashi Azuma, Naoki Sasada, and Takatoshi Chino. It is directed by Jouji Furuta and animation effects are given by studio Bridge.
Shaman King Watch online 2021
Shaman fans are excited to know where and when they can watch the series online. Whether the 52 episodes long series will be available on US popular platforms like Crunchyroll, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, or Funimation. Also, whether Shaman King episodes will be available in English Sub or Dub.
None of these platforms except for Netflix can legally stream the much-anticipated reboot of the ‘Shaman King’ anime.
When can I watch Shaman King on Netflix?
After a wait of more than 3 months, the Shaman King anime reboot has landed outside Japan across the globe. As promised to its fans, Netflix will stream the Shaman King Episode 1 from 12 AM PDT on Monday, August 9th, 2021. Do keep in mind that out of the planned 52 episodes only the first 13 episodes will air on Netflix.
Here’s the announcement on Twitter
Check out the Shaman King anime release time across the globe on Netflix!
Pacific Standard time – 12:00 AM PST Monday, August 9th, 2021 (America)
Central Standard time – 2:00 AM CST Monday, August 9th, 2021 (America)
Eastern Standard time – 3:00 AM EST Monday, August 9th, 2021 (America)
British Time- 8:00 AM GMT Monday, August 9th, 2021 (UK)
Central European Time- 9:00 AM CET Monday, August 9th, 2021 (Europe)
Philippine Time- 3:00 PM PHT Monday, August 9th, 2021 (Philippines)
India Time- 12:30 PM IST Monday, August 9th, 2021 (India)
Australia Time- 4:30 PM ADHT Monday, August 9th, 2021 (Australia)
New Zealand Time- 7:45 PM NZDT Monday, August 9th, 2021 (New Zealand)
India Time- 3:00 PM IST Monday, August 9th, 2021 (India)
About Shaman King Manga
Shaman King manga originally had 32 independent volumes. In the year 2017 Kodansha, a private-based company purchased the rights of the Shaman king. It relaunched the series with 35 Ebooks and released its print as well.
Since 2020 in Japan, the Shaman King manga has set a good record of 38 million copies in circulation with a good review from the Japanese people apart from japan the shaman king series is also popular in the north of America, the Kodansha USA purchased the English language license for manga series and launched the English version of the series in the year 2020 in both digital, and physical formats