Shaman King

The BEST episodes of Shaman King

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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.

Last Updated: 4/6/2022Network: TV Tokyo
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Over Soul
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9.33
61 votes

#1 - Over Soul

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/26/2001

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.

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The Legend of Seminoa
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9.25
48 votes

#2 - The Legend of Seminoa

Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired 3/27/2002

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.

Door of Babylon
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9.23
48 votes

#3 - Door of Babylon

Season 1 - Episode 56 - Aired 7/31/2002

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.

Shaman Hunt
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9.22
45 votes

#4 - Shaman Hunt

Season 1 - Episode 51 - Aired 6/26/2002

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.

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The Dead Spirit of Tao
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9.22
46 votes

#5 - The Dead Spirit of Tao

Season 1 - Episode 46 - Aired 5/22/2002

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.

A Place Where I Belong
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9.22
46 votes

#6 - A Place Where I Belong

Season 1 - Episode 63 - Aired 9/18/2002

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.

Flaming Angel
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9.18
44 votes

#7 - Flaming Angel

Season 1 - Episode 58 - Aired 8/14/2002

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.

Big Soul of the Two
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9.17
53 votes

#8 - Big Soul of the Two

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/7/2001

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.

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Rain that Falls in Spring
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9.17
59 votes

#9 - Rain that Falls in Spring

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/12/2001

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.

One More Push
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9.14
50 votes

#10 - One More Push

Season 1 - Episode 44 - Aired 5/8/2002

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

Journey to the Best Place
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9.13
55 votes

#11 - Journey to the Best Place

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/24/2001

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.

Gate of Babylon
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9.10
49 votes

#12 - Gate of Babylon

Season 1 - Episode 55 - Aired 7/24/2002

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.

Yoh
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9.09
54 votes

#13 - Yoh

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/31/2001

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.

Shaman Fight
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9.08
60 votes

#14 - Shaman Fight

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/3/2001

Yoh's first opponent in the Shaman Fight is HoroHoro, and things get awkward between them both when HoroHoro's younger sister and Anna seem to forget that "opponent" and "friend" are not antonyms.

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Awakened, Nyan Nyan Doushi
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9.08
51 votes

#15 - Awakened, Nyan Nyan Doushi

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 12/5/2001

The most powerful of the Five Deities turns out to be Lee Pai-Long's late master, Shamon. His Kung Fu moves get the best of the quartet, and only Pai-Long himself can defeat him.

Shaman Life
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9.07
57 votes

#16 - Shaman Life

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/22/2001

After witnessing Yoh's fight against Pai-Long, Ryu of the Wooden Sword decides that he wants to become a Shaman too. Meanwhile, Gei Yin, another Shaman under the Tao family, arrives from China to have a go against Yoh.

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Bone Killers
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9.07
59 votes

#17 - Bone Killers

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/10/2001

Yoh's second opponent is an eerie doctor called Faust VIII, who Silva believes to be an extremely dangerous man. This is proven to be true when the doctor kidnaps Manta.

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Faust Love
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9.07
59 votes

#18 - Faust Love

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/17/2001

The fight against Faust continues. As the doctor harasses Manta, Yoh loses his calm and ends up in a disadvantageous position. Danger only increases when Faust summons the spirit of his late wife, Eliza.

Spirit of Sword
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9.06
50 votes

#19 - Spirit of Sword

Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired 4/24/2002

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.

Invulnerable En Tao
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9.05
56 votes

#20 - Invulnerable En Tao

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 12/12/2001

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.

The Mysterious Asakura
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9.04
51 votes

#21 - The Mysterious Asakura

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired 2/20/2002

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.

Pailong, Fists of Fury
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9.03
61 votes

#22 - Pailong, Fists of Fury

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/15/2001

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.

Great Spirits
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9.02
46 votes

#23 - Great Spirits

Season 1 - Episode 45 - Aired 5/15/2002

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.

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Hyoi 100
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9.00
60 votes

#24 - Hyoi 100

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/25/2001

Yoh is injured in the fight with Ren, but there is no time to rest: to defeat his challenger, he must learn to unify his will with Amidamaru's, and reach the one-hundred percent Hyoi Gattai.

Believe
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9.00
53 votes

#25 - Believe

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 11/21/2001

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.

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