Japanese Name: カドゥ
Romanized Name: Kadou
English Name: Cado
First Appearance: Chapter 220 (Manga)
Affiliations: Gandhara
Team "Myooh"
Occupations: Shaman
Japanese VA: n/a
English VA: n/a
Furyoku Level: 530.000 (Initial)
540.000 (Final)
Guardian Ghost
Japanese Name: Aizen Myooh
English Name: Ragaraja
Type: Kami Class

Kado (カドゥ, Kadou) is a fictional character in the manga series of Shaman King. He is a member of Gandhara and part of Team "Myooh".

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Kado is a slightly overweight, dark-skinned man with shaggy, short black hair, and facial hair on his chin. He normally wears a Hawaiian shirt, an orange undershirt, denim pants, and white shoes.

Personality[edit | edit source]

He is a follower of Sati Saigan's ideals and always have a cheerful personality, even dancing when attacking an opponent. He fancies chicken curry, and his favourite pastime is to create new fighting techniques while dancing.

Abilities and Powers[edit | edit source]

Like most of the Gandhara, Kado have the ability to nullify Furyoku.[1]

Spirit[edit | edit source]

See More: Aizen Myooh

Kado's guardian ghost, Aizen Myooh (愛染明王, Aizen Myō-ō) is a gigantic Buddhistic spirit that utilizes its six arms to rapidly attack its opponents with its personal bow, that can hunt down any spirit no matter how fast they are.

History[edit | edit source]

Past[edit | edit source]

Prior to meeting the Gandhara, Kado was living in India and was married, having three children. He had become wealthy by opening a chain of curry restaurants. with the success leading him to achieve the status of a Maharajah, but he eventually succumbed to his greed. Senju speculates that the hard work he put into achieving his status made him susceptible to avarice and as a result, became possessed by Mara. His family could no longer stand his strange behaviour and ultimately left him. Being heartbroken, Kado fell into depression, and constantly threw parties and wedding ceremonies, all while drinking, as a way to forget the sadness of losing his family.

Upon meeting the Gandhara, Kado offered them money in exchange for Sati's hand in marriage. When Sati learned of Kado's story, she decided to change him into a better person and managed to free him from Mara's possession. Letting go of his grief, Kado decided to sell of his restaurants and everything else, and joined the Gandhara as gratitude for helping him.[2]

Shaman Fights Second Round[edit | edit source]

When Sati Saigan wanted the Five Elemental Warriors to train in hell, it was Kado's and Team "Myooh"'s responsibility to send Team "The Ren" to hell and watch over their bodies, in order to ensure that they could be revived afterwards.

Invading the Plants[edit | edit source]

Kado Vs. Mephistopheles

While Asakura Yoh and his friends invaded the Plants, Kado, alongside the rest of Team "Myooh" and Lady Sati, traveled to hell in order to obtain the remaining four of the Five Grand Elemental Spirits. There Kado is currently fighting against Mephistopheles the guardian of the Spirit of Wind and is currently losing having his arm cut off.[3]

The rest of the battle goes to be unseen, it is however known that Kado eventually won as Chocolove McDonell would later be seen having acquired the Spirit of Wind.[4]

Anime/Manga Difference[edit | edit source]

Kado is a Manga only character and was never shown in the Anime series.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Shaman King Manga - Chapter 221
  2. Shaman King Manga - Zero Chapter 10
  3. Shaman King Manga - Chapter 283
  4. Shaman King Manga - Chapter 298; Page 20

External Links[edit | edit source]

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Team "Nyorai": Sati Saigan | Daiei | Komeri
Team "Myooh": Jackson | Yainage | Kado
Team "Deva": Ozam | Samy | Mamy
Bodhisattva: Sei-Kyow | Aeon Lee
Spirits: Dainichi Nyorai | Jizoh Nyorai | Batoh Nyorai | Fudo Myooh | Gundali Myooh | Aizen Myooh | Asura | Nio
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