|Japanese Name:||もりむら ばんじ|
|First Appearance:||The Super Star Chapter 02(Manga)|
Morimura Banji (もりむら ばんじ) is a fictional character in the manga series of Shaman King. Banji was a Police officer.
Banji is the father of current Riya village police officer Morimura Hitoshi. According to his son, Banji had a fifth-degree black belt in judo and was a strong symbol for justice.
He came to Riya village in order to investigate the wealthy war veteran and industrialist Oume Kaizou. One day he died under mysterious circumstances. The official cause was that he lost his footing and fell into the valley, but his son suspects Oume Kaizou to be involved.
When Kaizou's men came to the police station to attack Alumi Niumbirch, she used Hyōi-Gattai with Banji´s ghost in order to utilize his Judo prowess to swiftly dispatch of them. After the incident, Banji used Alumi as a medium to berate his son for his inaction when Alumi faced Kaizou's men. After telling Hitoshi, about Kaizou´s past, he noted he was nonetheless proud of Hitoshi for rising to the challenge of investigating Kaizou´s safe, before returning to the afterlife.