Shaman King (2021) Smartphone game app set to release in 2021

Studio Z is currently developing a smartphone game application based on the current shaman king animated series. Title Shaman King: Chronicle of Funbari, it should be released this year on iOS and Android devices, and is said to be free to download, with the possibility of making in-app purchases. Pre-registration will start from July this year.

The game is set to feature 3D graphics as well as a “Mangatic Mode” where players can experience the manga story. Players will also form their own teams using characters from the series. It was also revealed that the game will feature new character artwork not found in the source material, as well as famous scenes from shaman king.

the shaman king the reboot is currently being streamed by Netflix in Japan and was adapted from the manga by Hiroyuki Takei. The manga first received an anime adaptation in 2001, where Xebec was in charge of animation production. The restart is scheduled for flux worldwide via Netflix this year.

the animeThe staff of includes Jouji Furuta (The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of the Commandments) as director, Jouji Yonemura (Wave, listen to me!) as the series’ composer, Sano Satohiko (Talentless girl) as character designer, Masaaki Kawaguchi (Talentless girl) as artistic director, Natsuko Ootsuka (In/Spectrum) as color designer, Teruyuki Kawase (Talentless girl) as director of photography, and Yūki Hayashi (my hero academia) as a music composer. Studio Bridge is in charge of producing the animation.

The cast includes Yōko Hikasa (Cells in action! CODE BLACK) like You Asakura, Katsuyuki Konishi (Decadence) like Amidamaru, Inuko Inuyama (Pokémon Journeys: The Series) like Manta Oyamada, Megumi Hayashibara (Pokémon Journeys: The Series) as Anna Kyōyama, Romi Park (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood) as Tao Ren, and Kousuke Takaguchi (guilty crown) like Baso. Other cast members include Masahiko Tanaka (Obsolete) as Ryūnosuke Umemiya, Wataru Takagi (Dorohedoro) like Tokagerou, and Minami Yakayama (Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School) like Hao.

Kodansha comics announced last year that it will distribute the entire manga series in English on Amazon’s ComiXology. The series is described as follows:

In the world of Shaman King, shamans possess mysterious powers that allow them to commune with gods, spirits, and even the dead…and Manta Oyamada is about to find out all about them, because his class comes from welcome a new transfer student: Yoh Asakura, a boy from afar in Izumo… and a shaman in training!

The manga debuted in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1998, ending the series in 2004 before a “true ending” was revealed in 2009 due to a reprint of the series. The 35 volumes are available under the ComiXology Originals line of digital comics since July last year.

Source: Anime News Network, 4Games

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