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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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…
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.