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After a brief production delay, Kodansha USA Publishing and comiXology Originals have announced that they will digitally release all 35 volumes of the original Shaman King series on October 6, 2020, exclusively on comiXology and Kindle.
This release of Shaman King will include the final three volumes never before published in English, completing this foundational shonen-action series in English for the first time ever and featuring brand-new cover art from the creator Hiroyuki Takei himself. These volumes will be available to read digitally, as part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive content. These titles can be read upon release at no additional cost for members of Amazon Prime via their Prime Reading benefit, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited, and will also be available for purchase on Kindle and comiXology.
It was also announced today, that the Shaman King spinoff series will also be making their English-language digital debut, following the re-release of the original Shaman King series. The first spinoff, Shaman King Zero will be available October 13, 2020, with Shaman King: Flowers available October 20, 2020, Shaman King: Red Crimson, available October 27, 2020, andShaman King: Super Star available December 8, 2020. All Shaman King spinoff series will be available to purchase and read across Amazon Kindle, BookWalker, comiXology, Apple Books, Google Play, Rakuten Kobo, Nook, and izneo.
In an effort to give Shaman King the production quality it deserves and its fans the best manga experience, Kodansha USA Publishing has announced a delay in the digital release date. The series’ digital release was a surprise announcement last week in conjunction with comiXology.
Kodansha will also momentarily delay the planned digital August releases of spinoff series Shaman King Zero, Shaman King: Flowers, Shaman King: Super Star, and Shaman King: Red Crimson, so that fans can get the complete experience of Shaman King without fear of spoilers or narrative confusion.
New release dates for the main series and spinoffs will be announced shortly. These delays will not affect the release of the Shaman King print editions scheduled for 2021 and 2022.
Kodansha USA Publishing and comiXology Originals habe announced, that after years out of print, Shaman King, Hiroyuki Takei‘s shonen manga classic, will return in English and be completed for the first time ever on Tuesday, July 28th! Featuring brand-new cover art from the creator himself, all 35 volumes of the original Shaman King series – including the final three volumes never before published in English – will be available to read digitally starting next Tuesday, as part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive content. These titles can be read upon release at no additional cost for members of Amazon Prime via their Prime Reading benefit, Kindle Unlimited and comiXology Unlimited, and will also be available for purchase on Kindle and comiXology.
In the world of Shaman King, shamans possess mysterious powers that allow them to commune with gods, spirits, and even the dead…and Manta Oyamada’s about to learn all about them, because his class just welcomed a new transfer student: Yoh Asakura, a boy from way off in Izumo…and a shaman in training!