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Torture Brothers
Japanese Name:
English Name: Golden Brothers
First Appearance: Chapter 72 (Manga)
Episode 22 (Anime)
Type: Jiang Shi
Reiryoku Level:
Shaman: Tao Yúan

The Torture Brothers are fictional characters in the manga series of Shaman King. The two are zombies under the control of the Tao Family. Their names are Kinbaku-Johtoh and Taibatsu-Johtoh.


The two Jiang Shi are responsible for the dungeons in the Tao Family compound and torture anyone who tries to escape it. When Asakura Yoh went to save the imprisoned Tao Ren and Tao Jun, the brothers blocked their escape, but were defeated by a single attack from Yoh and Ren.


Kinbaku is the older of the two brothers. He is made of several corpses and is the shorter of the pair, being 2,30 meters tall. One of his hands have been replaced by a chainsaw. Due to his evil personality he likes to torture people slowly, bit by bit.[1]


Taibatsu is the younger of the two brohers. Like Kinbaku his body is made of several corpses and he is the tallest of the two, beeing 3,90 meters tall. One of his hands have been replaced with a rotating saw and he carry a spiked ball in a chain wrapped around his wrist in his other hand. Due to his cruel personality he likes to scratch and cut people.[2]

Anime/Manga Difference

In the original release of the manga none of the brothers had their hands replaced with weapons.



  1. Shaman King Manga - Kang Zeng Bang Volume 7 Extras; Shaman File 85
  2. Shaman King Manga - Kang Zeng Bang Volume 7 Extras; Shaman File 86

External Links

  • Jiāngshī - A Wikipedia article about Jiāngshī's
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