The BEST Episodes of Shaman King

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 7, 2020

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.

The Dead Spirit of Tao

#1 - 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 9.56
39 votes
Flaming Angel

#2 - 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 9.55
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 9.51
43 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 9.50
40 votes
A Place Where I Belong

#5 - 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 9.50
40 votes
The Legend of Seminoa

#6 - 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 9.50
42 votes
One More Push

#7 - 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 9.47
43 votes
Gate of Babylon

#8 - 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 9.47
43 votes
Over Soul

#9 - 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 9.45
53 votes

#10 - Epilogue

Season 1 - Episode 64 - Aired Sep 25, 2002

Hao's, whose power is born of his invincibility alone, and Yoh's, whose power is given to him by his friends and companions, face off for the last time.

star 9.28
43 votes
Spirit of Sword

#11 - 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 9.27
44 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 9.27
41 votes
Eternal Farewell

#13 - 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 9.27
41 votes
The Mysterious Asakura

#14 - 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 9.27
45 votes
Doctor Doctor

#15 - 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 9.24
41 votes
Rain that Falls in Spring

#16 - Rain that Falls in Spring

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 12, 2001

When Tokageroh kidnaps Manta and threatens to kill him with the Harusame, Amidamaru has to choose between the safety of his friends and the sword he values so much.

star 9.24
50 votes
Journey to the Best Place

#17 - Journey to the Best Place

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Oct 24, 2001

Trying to protect Manta, Yoh pushes his friend away and returns to his grandfather's house to train for the second round. Distraught, Manta embarks in a journey with Ryu of the Wooden Sword to find his friend. On their way, they're followed by Elly and Milly, two Shamans trying to eliminate opponents before the Shaman Fight.

star 9.23
47 votes
Bye Bye

#18 - 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 9.23
43 votes
Explosive Over Souls

#19 - 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 9.23
43 votes
Pailong, Fists of Fury

#20 - Pailong, Fists of Fury

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 15, 2001

Freed from his enslavement, Pai-Long goes berserk and aimlessly attacks Yoh. To fight him, Anna summons the spirit of Pai-Long's late master, Shamon.

star 9.23
52 votes
Joke King

#21 - Joke King

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired Mar 20, 2002

Still depressed because Lyserg left with the X-Laws, the four Shamans meet a boy called Chocolove, who wants to become the world's greatest comedian through the Shaman Fight. In the meantime, Faust VIII and Anna make a deal.

star 9.23
40 votes
Die! Collision!

#22 - 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 9.23
40 votes

#23 - Yoh

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Oct 31, 2001

To improve his Shaman abilities, Yoh entered the Hole of Yomi, a place where there is no light and sound. Manta, Anna, Amidamaru and a girl called Tamao wait for him to come back. Meanwhile, Elly and Milly reach their location.

star 9.22
46 votes
Big Soul of the Two

#24 - 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 9.22
46 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 9.21
47 votes