Shaman King will be getting a new short story in volume 5 of Japanese publisher Shueisha’s Jump X magazine.


The 44-page story will be handled by Shaman King author, Hiroyuki Takei, and will feature a previously unseen story about the protagonist, Yoh.


Manga News report that Jump X say the story is a lead up to a “big project,” which will be announced next spring. Volume 5 of Jump X will feature Shaman King on the cover and also come with a large poster.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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