Netflix Announces “Shaman King” Release Date

Netflix has recently released a new trailer for the Shaman King Reboot. Additionally, the trailer reveals that the series will premiere on the service starting on August 9 and will be available for Netflix subscribers outside of Japan.  Currently it is unknown how many episodes will be added to the service on that day, however going by various other anime releases on the service expect the series to be added in “waves.” The series premiered on TV Tokyo earlier this April.

For those who are not aware, the series is a new anime adaptation of Hiroyuki Takei’s manga series. The series was first announced earlier last year. The first anime was produced by studio Xebec and consisted of 64 episodes. The first series debuted in July 2001 and ran until September 2002. A dub was produced for the first series by 4Kids Entertainment and aired on the channel starting on May 15 and ended on August 30, 2003. For those who did not follow the original series, it initially followed the manga until its later episodes followed a new storyline.

Netflix provided a short description for the series.

The fate of the world hangs in the balance as Medium Yoh Asakura joins the epic Shaman Fight, competing with other shamans in a bid to become the all-powerful Shaman King, while facing an opponent bent on disaster.

Source: Netflix

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