Yoh Asakura has spent years training for the Shaman Fight, a tournament that determines who will become the Shaman King and shape humanity’s future. Unfortunately for Yoh, every shaman in the world is vying for the same prize… R to L (Japanese Style). "Cornerstone" Yoh and Lyserg are in the heat of battle with Luchist! Will they be able to defeat the X-Laws once and for all so they can finally move on to Hao? More important, if Hao's victory in the Shaman Fight is indeed inevitable, how can Yoh and friends ever hope to defeat him? Yoh Asakura is a shaman--one of the gifted few who, thanks to training or natural talent, can channel spirits that most people can't even see. With the help of his fiancée, Anna, Yoh is in training for the ultimate shaman sports event: the "Shaman Fight in Tokyo," the once-every-500-years tournament to see who can shape humanity's future and become the Shaman King. But unfortunately for Yoh, every shaman in the world is competing for the same prize…
About the Author
Unconventional author/artist Hiroyuki Takei began his career by winning the coveted Hop Step Award (for new manga artists) and the Osamu Tezuka Award. After working as an assistant to famed artist Nobuhiro Watsuki (RUROUNI KENSHIN), Takei debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1997 with Butsu Zone, an action series based on Buddhist mythology. His multicultural adventure manga SHAMAN KING debuted in Japan in 1998 and has been adapted into a popular animated television series. The SHAMAN KING manga series is also published in North America by VIZ Media; for many years it was serialized in English in SHONEN JUMP magazine.
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Shaman King is an all together great manga series that everyone should read!