Description - Shaman King by Hiroyuki Takei
Yoh Asakura is a shaman- one of the gifted few who, thanks to training or natural talent, can channel spirits that most people can't even see. With the help of his fiancee, Anna, Yoh is in training for the ultimate shaman sports event: the "Shaman Fight in Tokyo," the once-every-500-years tournament to see who can shape humanity's future and become the Shaman King. But unfortunately for Yoh, every shaman in the world is competing for the same prize...
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(188mm x 127mm x 15mm)
Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc
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Author Biography - Hiroyuki Takei
Unconventional author/artist Hiroyuki Takei began his career by winning the coveted Hop Step Award (for new manga artists) and the Osamu Tezuka Award (named after the famous artist of the same name). After working as an assistant to famed artist Nobuhiro Watsuki, Takei debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1997 with Butsu Zone, an action series based on Buddhist mythology. His multicultural adventure manga, Shaman King, which debuted in 1998, became a hit and was adapted into an anime TV series. Takei lists Osamu Tezuka, American comics and robot anime among his many influences.