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Kyo (恭 (キョウ) Kyō) is a fictional character in the manga series of Shaman King. He is one of two Jiang Shi, the other being Shu, that were made solely to serve and take care of Tao Ran.[1]


In life, Kyo he was a general in the Northern Qi Dynasty, during the period of the Northern and Southern Dynasties. He was so handsome that he had to put on a mask during a battle, in order not to distract or depress his soldiers.

After his death, his corpse was exposed to numerous surgeries and internal changes in order to increase his handsomeness and strength, and then made into a Jiang Shi that would serve and take care of Tao Ran. Even as a Jiang Shi, he remains an excellent and elegant dancer with a sincere and gentle personality, that is said any woman would fall in love with.

Anime/Manga Difference[]

Like so many other things about the Tao Family, Kyo was never seen in the anime series, and also in the manga Series is he only a background character that is never mentioned or interacted with.


  • Although Shu and Kyo are Jiang Shi, Tao Yúan is apparently jealous of them both, even to this day. However, as he does not view being jealous as manly, he does not talk about it.


  1. Shaman King Manga - Kang Zeng Bang Volume 7 Extras; Shaman File 88

External Links[]

  • Jiāngshī - A Wikipedia article about Jiāngshī's

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