The BEST Episodes of Shaman King

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2019

Network: TV Tokyo

SHAMAN KING follows the adventures of a 13-year-old shaman and his teammate a samurai warrior spirit, who traverse the world fighting evil spirits and misguided shamans on their journey to be the next Shaman King.

Flaming Angel

#1 - Flaming Angel

Season 1 - Episode 58 - Aired Aug 14, 2002

Yoh and Ren learn other, stronger ways of manifesting their Furyoku, and the X-Laws get ready for their last stand, as Lyserg finally discovers his true strength upon witnessing the sacrifice of his comrades.

star 9.59
37 votes
The Dead Spirit of Tao

#2 - The Dead Spirit of Tao

Season 1 - Episode 46 - Aired May 22, 2002

Ren's integrity is questioned when Gei Yin, who used to be under service of the Tao family, claims that he betrayed her and her family by forgetting the Tao family pride and leaving them all behind.

star 9.58
38 votes
Door of Babylon

#3 - Door of Babylon

Season 1 - Episode 56 - Aired Jul 31, 2002

The determination of the X-Laws, even in face of certain death, allows the Iron Maiden to recover and open the Gate of Babylon. However, their plan might bring exactly the opposite of what they were trying to achieve, when Hao takes advantage of their weakness.

star 9.55
42 votes
Shaman Hunt

#4 - Shaman Hunt

Season 1 - Episode 51 - Aired Jun 26, 2002

The Fudou Myouou, an organization of monks who believe all spirits attached to Shamans are evil spirits, want to send Amidamaru to the other world. When the samurai starts to believe that he is indeed an evil spirit, Yoh has to remind him of their true relationship, and save Mosuke’s spirit and Manta’s body in the process.

star 9.54
39 votes
The Legend of Seminoa

#5 - The Legend of Seminoa

Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired Mar 27, 2002

Guided by Chocolove's information, the group reaches the house of Lilirara, a descendant from the warriors of the Seminoa tribe, who fought on the last Shaman Fight and know where the Patch Village is.

star 9.51
41 votes
Gate of Babylon

#6 - Gate of Babylon

Season 1 - Episode 55 - Aired Jul 24, 2002

Manta’s plan of cheering Ryu up turns upside down when he is kidnapped by the X-Laws, who want to lure Yoh into their trap, the Gate of Babylon. In his determination to be strong enough to help Yoh, Manta discovers something about his computer, and the X-Laws get in trouble when Hao intervenes in the fight.

star 9.51
41 votes
A Place Where I Belong

#7 - A Place Where I Belong

Season 1 - Episode 63 - Aired Sep 18, 2002

His friends’ belief and the seeds of hope Yoh has sown wherever he went work as an anchor for his return, but the fight against Hao hasn’t ended yet.

star 9.49
39 votes
Spirit of Sword

#8 - Spirit of Sword

Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired Apr 24, 2002

Ambushed by the X-Laws, Yoh and his friends must decide how they will take the knowledge that Yoh is Hao's twin. Meanwhile, Amidamaru's spirit evolves.

star 9.48
42 votes
The Mysterious Asakura

#9 - The Mysterious Asakura

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired Feb 20, 2002

The story of Hao and the Asakura family is revealed when Yoh's grandfather asks Anna to take the book that contains Hao's teachings to Yoh. Meanwhile, Ashiru, one of Hao's followers, challenges the group to kill Yoh's friends, not knowing that the X-Laws are about to intervene in the fight.

star 9.47
43 votes
One More Push

#10 - One More Push

Season 1 - Episode 44 - Aired May 8, 2002

The Icemen group, who pride themselves on enduring the world's harshest temperatures, challenge Yoh to a fight, and only Yoh's true strength will make them see reason. Yoh win the match

star 9.46
41 votes
Bye Bye

#11 - Bye Bye

Season 1 - Episode 53 - Aired Jul 10, 2002

The Lily Five group is willing to face Hao, and Yoh is unsure of what to do: if it is their choice, is it okay to let them fight and die? Meanwhile, Ren tries to overcome his limits to face Yoh’s father.

star 9.46
41 votes
Super Notes on Shamanic Powers

#12 - Super Notes on Shamanic Powers

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired Apr 10, 2002

Led by Anna, Yoh and the others come into contact with the source of Hao's power.

star 9.46
39 votes
Doctor Doctor

#13 - Doctor Doctor

Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired Jun 12, 2002

Manta struggles to understand Faust’s behavior towards Funbari Hot Spring’s next opponents, a group of Shamans whose Oversoul style damages their bodies.

star 9.46
39 votes
Over Soul

#14 - Over Soul

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 26, 2001

To enter the Shaman Fight, Yoh must hit, at least once, the Shaman Fight priest Silva. The task is not easy, though, because Silva uses a different technique to fight with his guardian spirits.

star 9.46
52 votes
Flower Team

#15 - Flower Team

Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired Apr 3, 2002

The Flower Team, three girls who are part of Hao's group, face Yoh to make him realize he needs to become stronger. Meanwhile, trying to find Yoh, Anna meets Hao for the first time.

star 9.45
38 votes
I Have a Darkness in My Heart

#16 - I Have a Darkness in My Heart

Season 1 - Episode 50 - Aired Jun 19, 2002

When Ren and HoroHoro’s fears become weapons against them because of their next opponent’s power of illusions, it’s up to Chocolove to win over his own darkness and save his partners.

star 9.45
38 votes
Die! Collision!

#17 - Die! Collision!

Season 1 - Episode 62 - Aired Sep 11, 2002

Driven by anger and grief, Yoh’s companions fight for revenge against Hao, who has just absorbed his twin’s soul. However, Manta is there to remind them that their true strength does not come out of violence and hatred, and help them in a desperate last attempt to stop Hao.

star 9.45
38 votes
Eternal Farewell

#18 - Eternal Farewell

Season 1 - Episode 61 - Aired Sep 4, 2002

The big fight between Hao and Yoh starts, as his friends try to defeat the Great Spirits’ guardians, and stop Hao’s plans of uniting with the Great Spirits. However, things take a darker turn when Hao lives up to his promise of asking for Yoh’s body back…

star 9.42
38 votes

#19 - Believe

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Nov 21, 2001

Sneaking away from Yoh's house to rescue Ren, Yoh, Manta and HoroHoro meet a duo of Shaman singers, whose technique sends spirits to the other world.

star 9.42
43 votes
Great Spirits

#20 - Great Spirits

Season 1 - Episode 45 - Aired May 15, 2002

The group finally makes it to Patch Village, but there's another challenge they have to face before they are allowed to enter. When they realize it's an illusion and everyone passes, Silva appears and takes Yoh to the village. For the next round of the tournament, Yoh's group divides into groups of three.

star 9.41
39 votes
Special Training!? Everyone Gathers

#21 - Special Training!? Everyone Gathers

Season 1 - Episode 52 - Aired Jul 3, 2002

Yoh and the others are troubled because they still aren't a match to Hao. Meanwhile, the Lily Five wait for their first match, only to find out it is going to be much more troublesome than they thought.

star 9.41
39 votes
Big Soul of the Two

#22 - Big Soul of the Two

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 7, 2001

Ren's conflicts and doubts about his way of life and his role on the Tao family are brought into arena when he and Yoh start the third fight.

star 9.41
44 votes
The Vampire Legend

#23 - The Vampire Legend

Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired Mar 6, 2002

The group is attacked by another of Hao’s followers, who claims to be a vampire. Meanwhile, Anna and Manta leave to America.

star 9.41
37 votes
Explosive Over Souls

#24 - Explosive Over Souls

Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired Apr 17, 2002

Under the eyes of Marco, Lyserg and Hao, Yoh and the others face the Flower Team a second time to test their new strength.

star 9.40
42 votes
Invulnerable En Tao

#25 - Invulnerable En Tao

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Dec 12, 2001

The group of Shamans finally meets Ren's uncle, En Tao. Nonetheless, not even their best techniques seem to harm the enormous man; to defeat him, they need to figure out the secret behind his invulnerability.

star 9.40
45 votes