New Shaman King Anime Casts Kishō Taniyama, Tatsuhisa Suzuki as BoZ Brothers

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Taniyama plays Zen Yoneda, Suzuki plays Ryo Sugimoto


The official Twitter account for the new television anime of Hiroyuki Takei‘s Shaman King manga revealed two new cast members for the BoZ Brothers character duo in the anime on Tuesday. The new cast members include:


Kishō Taniyama as Zen Yoneda




Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Ryo Sugimoto




The anime premiered on April 1 and is ongoing. Netflix will stream the anime worldwide sometime this year. The anime will have 52 episodes.

The anime will adapt all 35 volumes of the manga’s new complete edition, which Kodansha started publishing in print volumes in Japan last June. 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 is once again performing the anime’s opening song “Soul salvation” and ending theme song “#Boku no Yubisaki” (My Fingertip). (She performed two opening songs and two ending songs for the 2001 anime.)

Sources: Shaman King‘s Twitter account, Comic Natalie


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