The official website for the new television anime of Hiroyuki Takei‘s Shaman King manga revealed on Thursday new cast members, a promotional video, and a visual for the “Mt. Osore Revoir” arc. The arc begins with the 30th episode, which premieres on November 4.
The new cast members include:
Hideyuki Tanaka as Matamune
Hiroki Nanami as Hao Asakura
Tanaka previously voiced Matamune in an audio drama of the arc.
A screening of episodes 30-33 will take place on November 22 at Grand Cinema Sunshine in Tokyo. This will be an advance screening for episode 33, which is scheduled to premiere on November 25. Voice actors Yōko Hikasa (Yoh), Megumi Hayashibara (Anna), and Tanaka (Matamune) will be in attendance for a talk show.
The anime will adapt all 35 volumes of the manga’s new complete edition, which Kodansha started publishing in print volumes in Japan in June 2020. The first anime adaptation of the manga premiered in 2001.
Joji Furuta (The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of The Commandments, Uta no Prince Sama Maji Love Kingdom, Double Decker! Doug & Kirill, ēlDLIVE) is directing the new anime at Bridge (Fairy Tail, The Royal Tutor). Shoji Yonemura (Pokémon franchise, Wave, Listen to Me!) is in charge of the series scripts. Satohiko Sano (Heybot!, Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun, Talentless Nana) is designing the characters. Yuki Hayashi (My Hero Academia, Haikyu!!) is composing the music, with King Record as the music producer. Masafumi Mima is the audio director.
Megumi Hayashibara once again performed the anime’s opening song “Soul salvation” and first ending theme song “#Boku no Yubisaki” (My Fingertip). (She performed two opening songs and two ending songs for the 2001 anime.) Nana Mizuki performs the second opening theme song “Get up! Shout!” Yui Horie performs the series’ second theme song “Adieu.” Ryūjin Kiyoshi wrote the song. (Horie plays Iron Maiden Jeanne in both the new and the original anime.) The band saji is performing the anime’s third ending theme song. The three-member group from Hokkaido is contributing the song “Hazuki” (Lunar August).