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Shaman King Anime 2
Japanese Studio: Xebec
Director: Mizushima Seiji
Number of Episodes: 64
Years: 2001 - 2002
Japanese Channel: Flag of JapanTV Tokyo
American Channel: Flag of the U S 4Kids Entertaiment

The episodes of the Shaman King anime series are based on the manga of the same name written by Hiroyuki Takei. They were directed by Seiji Mizushima (水島 精二, Mizushima Seiji) and produced by Xebec.

The episodes were aired between July 4, 2001, and September 25, 2002, on TV Tokyo in Japan and spanned sixty-four episodes. 4Kids Entertainment obtained the rights to the Shaman King anime in North America; it premiered on 4Kids network Foxbox on August 30, 2003. The final episode aired on September 3, 2005.

Five musical themes were used throughout the series. The opening themes are "Over Soul" from episodes one to thirty-four, and "Northern Lights" onwards towards the end; both were sung by Megumi Hayashibara. The three ending themes are "Trust You" from episodes one to thirty-four, "Omokage" (おもかげ?, Reminiscent) from episodes thirty five to sixty-three, and "Tamashii Kasanete" (魂かさねて?, Souls Overlap) for the final episode. "Trust You" and "Omokage" was performed by Megumi Hayashibara while "Tamashii Kasanete" was sung by Yūko Satō. Several CDs that contain the theme music and other tracks have been released by King records.

List of EpisodesEdit

Season 1Edit

# Japanese title
English title
Air Date
Air Date
01 "The Boy Who Dances With Ghosts"
幽霊と踊る少年, Yūrei to Odoru Shōnen
July 4, 2001 August 30, 2003
Trying to prove that Asakura Yoh, the new transfer student, can talk to spirits, thirteen-year-old Oyamada Manta gets in trouble with the gang of "Wooden Sword" Ryu. When everything seems bound to go bad for him, however, he gets help from an unexpected source. 
02 "Waiting Samurai"
待つサムライ, Matsu Samurai
July 11, 2001 September 13, 2003
Yoh wants the spirit of Amidamaru, the devil samurai, to join him as his Main Spirit. Amidamaru is waiting for someone, though, and can't leave the cemetery. Yoh tries to find out who the samurai is waiting for, while "Wooden Sword" Ryu searches for revenge. 
03 "Another Shaman"
もう一人のシャーマン, Mou Hitori no Shāman
July 18, 2001 September 20, 2003
Yoh is challenged to a fight by Tao Ren, an arrogant Shaman who believes Spirits are only tools. 
04 "Hyoi 100%"
憑依100, Hyōi Hyaku
July 25, 2001 September 27, 2003
Yoh is injured in the fight with Ren, but there is no time to rest: to defeat his challenger, he must learn to unify his will with Amidamaru's, and reach the 100% Hyoi Gattai. 
05 "A Shaman Who is Mature for Her Age"
おシャマなシャーマン, Oshama na Shāman
August 1, 2001 October 4, 2003
Yoh's fiancée, Kyōyama Anna, arrives into town to coach Yoh for the Shaman Fight. Her methods seem abusive, but the training comes on handy when Yoh is attacked by Kyonshii commanded by the Tao Family
06 "Kung Fu Master"
カンフーマスター Kan Fū masutā
August 8, 2001 October 11, 2003
Manta brings Yoh, Anna and Amidamaru to watch a movie about his idol, the late Kung-Fu fighter Lee Pyron. Things get dangerous when Lee Pyron's corpse attacks them, commanded by Ren's sister, Tao Jun
07 "Pyron, Fists of Fury"
パイロン怒りの一発, Pairon Ikari no Ippatsu
August 15, 2001 October 18, 2003
Freed from his enslavement, Pyron goes berserk and aimlessly attacks Yoh. To fight him, Anna summons the spirit of Pyron's late master, Shamon
08 "Shaman Life"
シャーマンライフ, Shāman Raifu
August 22, 2001 October 25, 2003
After witnessing Yoh's fight against Pyron, Ryu decides that he wants to become a Shaman too. Meanwhile, Tao Ginny, another Shaman under the Tao Family, arrives from China to have a go against Yoh. 
09 "The Boy from the North"
北の国から来た少年, Kita no Kuni kara kita Shōnen
August 29, 2001 November 1, 2003
Yoh gives shelter to a traveler called Horohoro, only for Anna to worry that he might be a Shaman trying to eliminate opponents before the start of the Shaman Fight. 
10 "Fate of 600 Years"
因縁600年, Innen Rokupyaku Nen
September 5, 2001 November 8, 2003
Ryu believes that he'll never be able to become a Shaman. Down and unhappy, he is possessed by the spirit of Tokagero, a bandit from 600 years ago who wants to get revenge on Amidamaru.. 
11 "Rain That Falls In Spring"
春にふる雨, Haru ni Furu Ame
September 12, 2001 November 15, 2003
When Tokageroh kidnaps Manta and threatens to kill him with the Harusame, Amidamaru has to choose between the safety of his friends and the sword he values so much. 
12 "The Star that Signals the Beginning"
始まりを告げる星, Hajimari o Tsugeru Hoshi
September 19, 2001 November 22, 2003
After breaking Amidamaru's sword, Ryu becomes even more depressed, and Yoh looks for a solution. Meanwhile, the star that signals the beginning of the Shaman Fight descends from the sky. 
13 "Over Soul"
オーバーソウル, Ōbā Sōru
September 26, 2001 November 29, 2003
To enter the Shaman Fight, Yoh must hit, at least once, the Patch priest Silva. The task is not easy, though, because Silva uses a different technique to fight with his Guardian Ghosts. 
14 "Shaman Fight"
シャーマンファイト, Shāman Faito
October 3, 2001 December 6, 2003
Yoh's first opponent in the Shaman Fight is HoroHoro, and things get awkward between them both when Horohoro's younger sister and Anna seem to forget that "opponent" and "friend" are not antonyms. 
15 "Bone Killers"
ボーン·キラーズ, Bōn Kirāzu
October 10, 2001 February 14, 2004
Yoh's second opponent is an eerie doctor called Johann George Faust VIII, who Silva believes to be an extremely dangerous man. This is proven to be true when the doctor captures Manta. 
16 "Faust Love"
ファウスト·ラヴ, Fausuto Ravu
October 17, 2001 February 21, 2004
The fight against Faust continues. As the doctor harasses Manta, Yoh loses his calm and ends up in a disadvantageous position. Danger only increases when Faust summons the spirit of his late wife, Eliza Faust
17 "Two People’s Journey to the Best Place"
(ベストプレイス二人旅, Besuto Pureisu Futari Tabi
October 24, 2001 February 28, 2004
Trying to protect Manta, Yoh pushes his friend away and returns to his grandfather's house to train for the second round. Distraught, Manta embarks in a journey with Ryu of the Wooden Sword to find his friend. On their way, they're followed by Ellie and Millie, two Shamans trying to eliminate opponents before the Shaman Fight. 
18 "Yoh"
October 31, 2001 March 6, 2004
To improve his Shaman abilities, Yoh entered the Yomi Hole, a place where there is no light and sound. Manta, Anna, Amidamaru and a girl called Tamamura Tamao wait for him to come back. Meanwhile, Ellie and Millie reach their location. 

Season 2Edit

# Japanese title
English title
Air Date
Air Date
35 "The Vampire Legend"
吸血鬼伝説, Kyūketsuki Densetsu
March 6, 2002 November 20, 2004
The group is attacked by another of Hao’s followers, who claims to be a vampire. Meanwhile, Anna and Manta leave to America 
36 "Angel's Pistol"
天使のピストル, Tenshi no Pisutoru
March 13, 2002 November 27, 2004
Lyserg has been bitten by Boris, and the others need to understand the mystery behind the vampire's technique to defeat him - all this while the X-Laws try to break into the church to destroy them all 
37 "King Of Jokes"
セミノアの伝承歌, Jōdan Kingu
March 20, 2002 December 4, 2004
Still depressed because Lyserg left with the X-Laws, the four Shamans meet a boy called Chocolove McDonell, who wants to become the world's greatest comedian through the Shaman Fight. In the meantime, Faust VIII and Anna make a deal. 
38 "The Legend of Seminoa"
ジョーダンキング, Seminoa no denshōka
March 27, 2002 December 11, 2004
Guided by Chocolove's information, the group reaches the house of Lilirara, a descendant from the warriors of the Seminoa tribe, who fought on the last Shaman Fight and know where the Patch Village is. 
39 "Hana-Gumi"
花組, Hana-Gumi
April 3, 2002 December 18, 2004
The Flower Team, three girls who are part of Hao's group, face Yoh to make him realize he needs to become stronger. Meanwhile, trying to find Yoh, Anna meets Hao for the first time. 
40 "Chou Senji Ryakettsu"
超·占事略決, Chō Senjiryakettsu
April 10, 2002 December 22, 2004
Led by Anna, Yoh and the others come into contact with the source of Hao's power. 
41 "Explosive Over Soul"
爆れつオーバーソウル, Baretsu Ōbā Sōru"
April 17, 2002 December 29, 2004
Under the eyes of Marco Lasso, Lyserg and Hao, Yoh and the others face Team "Hana-Gumi" a second time to test their new strength. 
42 "Spirit of the Sword"
スピリット オブ ソード, Supiritto Obu Sōdo
April 24, 2002 February 5, 2005
Ambushed by the X-Laws, Yoh and his friends must decide how they will take the knowledge that Yoh is Hao's twin. Meanwhile, Amidamaru evolves to a Seirei Class Spirit. 
43 "Battle of Gods"
神々の闘い, Kamigami no Tatakai
May 1, 2002 February 12, 2005
The group reaches a town where many God-class Shamans stop and rest before moving on to Patch Village. While there, they get to see the real power of the X-Laws' Leader, Iron Maiden Jeanne
44 "One More Push"
もうひとふんばり, Mou Hito Funbari
May 8, 2002 February 19, 2005
The Icemen group, who pride themselves on enduring the world's harshest temperatures, challenge Yoh to a fight, and only Yoh's true strength will make them see reason. 
45 "Great Spirits"
グレートスピリッツ, Gurēto Supirittsu
May 15, 2002 February 26, 2005
The group finally makes it to Patch Village, but there's another challenge they have to face before they are allowed to enter. When they realize it's an illusion and everyone passes, Silva appears and takes Yoh to the village. For the next round of the tournament, Yoh's group divides into groups of three. 
46 "The Dead Spirit of Tao"
道(タオ)の亡霊, Tao no Bōrei
May 22, 2002 March 5, 2005
Ren's integrity is questioned when Tao Ginny, who used to be under service of the Tao family, claims that he betrayed her and her family by forgetting the Tao family pride and leaving them all behind.. 


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