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    -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    Hey! I know NBers don't read SK, but I'm doing this anyway.
    What's this? Basically I'm re-reading the manga, so I'll put my fav moments of each arc, as well as some comments and some analysis...if there's something to analyze.
    So..I'll start with two first chapters. As a matter of fact, Intro arc goes till chap 5 in my opinion, but since these first chaps are a bit long, I divided it in two secs. This is the first one.
    Chapter 1-The boy who dances with ghosts
    -Summary:In few words, the main characters (Manta and Yoh) are introduced. Also they explain what a shaman is, as well its abilities (well, part of them).
    -Comment: This one was the most lol chapter in the entire SK :lmao: I enjoyed re-reading it. I couldn't stop laughing.
    Favorite moments:


    Yoh's proper introduction. He looked kinda like a serious and bad boy (lolololol ). Also Manta's face... his mouth is basically a "O" :lmao:



    Another funny moment. Yoh is standing, staring at the river three hours lololol And Manta loses his patience and gets >>busted<<...


    He! Amidamaru looks like beast! *Epic*

    Extra >.<

    Ryu looked quite grotesque...didn't he?

    Chapter 2-The waiting samurai
    -Summary: Well, basically Yoh reveals the purpose of his trip to Tokyo (well, part of it), and tries to befriend Amidamaru, so they both can fight together.
    -Comment: It was somehow interesting, because of the way Takei-san portrayed the Japan of 600 years ago. It had kinda the atmosphere of Rashōmon. And also, it was very funny!
    Favorite moments



    Just like Manta said: He looked kind of cool...till he asked Amidamaru in a very carefree way


    I loved the panel where Yon ask Mosuke "Is that all?"...lololololol


    Mosuke's face

    Well, share your fav moments with me, and also your comments and memories

    Kang Zeng Bang's extra material
    Well, Kang Zeng Bang means Complete edition. The reason of its existence is that SK was cancelled around 2004 I think, nonetheless fans demanded to the Jump a proper ending for the series (fans know), so finally they released vol 32 in 2005, which came with the entire re-print of the series (Takei-san re-drew everything it seems...but I can't find the re-drawn ed ..I need () to buy Kang Zeng Bang...Also they are these new awesome covers...).
    So basically I bring ya the "new" cover for vol. 1 as well the extra material:
    Cover

    Colored material


    I really love the color Takei and co. used!
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    Introduction arc (2)
     
         
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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    your ignorance betrays you
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    Quote Originally Posted by Okami the butcher View Post
    your ignorance betrays you
    Why?
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    Going to go read it :D Brb
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

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    Going to go read it :D Brb
    ho! I'll wait :D
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    Cool cool
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    Sweeet the 2nd panel wuz totally LOL!!!:rofl: thankiez for sharing !!:y
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    Hoo~
    Remember reading it a while back, I even have the part of the series in a magazine, the Swedish version of shonen jump~
    I enjoyed the series very much, good story and very funny moments at parts.
    I really liked the tournament, where they were made to fight one another.
    Yoh is the absolutely most chill character in manga/anime history, he must be!

    A funny moment for me would be when Anna smacked you around and made him go through absurd training programes(especially the electric chair)!

    Nice review~ I hope more get to read the series!
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

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    Sweeet the 2nd panel wuz totally LOL!!!:rofl: thankiez for sharing !!:y
    lol I know...
    Quote Originally Posted by UchihaBrat View Post
    Hoo~
    Remember reading it a while back, I even have the part of the series in a magazine, the Swedish version of shonen jump~
    I enjoyed the series very much, good story and very funny moments at parts.
    I really liked the tournament, where they were made to fight one another.
    Yoh is the absolutely most chill character in manga/anime history, he must be!

    A funny moment for me would be when Anna smacked you around and made him go through absurd training programes(especially the electric chair)!

    Nice review~ I hope more get to read the series!
    Bold: I don't see anyone taking that prize for Yoh lol
    lol I know...I loved that girl...but hey! I'll get into that arc...and I'l definitely add it into my fav moments.
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

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    lol I know...

    Bold: I don't see anyone taking that prize for Yoh lol
    lol I know...I loved that girl...but hey! I'll get into that arc...and I'l definitely add it into my fav moments.
    Ren agrees! Oh how he got so ticked off at Yoh being so laid back.
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

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    Ren agrees! Oh how he got so ticked off at Yoh being so laid back.
    lololol When I laughed the most was when Ren and Yoh were about fight each other to obtain the pass to round 2 and first thing Yoh says is: "oh! You've got taller!" lololol
     
         

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    lololol When I laughed the most was when Ren and Yoh were about fight each other to obtain the pass to round 2 and first thing Yoh says is: "oh! You've got taller!" lololol
    Hahaha! loved that one!
    Though he had understandable reasons though, seeing how hard he worked.
    Also love how easy it is for his sister to ask something of him, he'll do whatever she asks of him!
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

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    Hahaha! loved that one!
    Though he had understandable reasons though, seeing how hard he worked.
    Also love how easy it is for his sister to ask something of him, he'll do whatever she asks of him!
    You're right...Yoh trained hard that time o_0 But Ren was beasty...It's safe to say that in raw power-wise Ren was stronger than Yoh (a lot). But he-gud thing for Yoh that it isn't the only thing that counts for a shaman.
    ...Yes...Ren is...awesome and extremely funny Well, he really loves her...just he'll never say it openly
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

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    You're right...Yoh trained hard that time o_0 But Ren was beasty...It's safe to say that in raw power-wise Ren was stronger than Yoh (a lot). But he-gud thing for Yoh that it isn't the only thing that counts for a shaman.
    ...Yes...Ren is...awesome and extremely funny Well, he really loves her...just he'll never say it openly
    Yeah, Yoh doing the cave training really was beneficial for him~
    He's too cool to be open about that stuff
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

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    Yeah, Yoh doing the cave training really was beneficial for him~
    He's too cool to be open about that stuff
    Probably his most beneficial training aside the hell one
    lol Probably...I really wanted to ask ya this...cause I don't remember if I already had...but what did ya think bout Jeanne (ya know what I mean right?)...I was surprised :0
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

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    Probably his most beneficial training aside the hell one
    lol Probably...I really wanted to ask ya this...cause I don't remember if I already had...but what did ya think bout Jeanne (ya know what I mean right?)...I was surprised :0
    Don't think you have, but yes, I did suspect it was her at least. What did surprise me and made me lol was his kid! they thought he had shrunk!
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

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    Don't think you have, but yes, I did suspect it was her at least. What did surprise me and made me lol was his kid! they thought he had shrunk!
    I did not Not very gud with love predictions it seems. But how could I know? Ren spat that time...well..it wasn't Jeanne's kiss but...still...
    Their kid..I was lol too...He looked like his clon...and now I'm imagining they both will spoil him Anyway...I really hope Men will appear in Shaman King Flowers hum!
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    I clicked the link in your sig, read the thread, began to read the manga, and I'm hooked. Thanks!
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

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    I clicked the link in your sig, read the thread, began to read the manga, and I'm hooked. Thanks!
    Hehe, you'll come to just admire Yoh's relaxed self!
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    Quote Originally Posted by TheInuzuka View Post
    I clicked the link in your sig, read the thread, began to read the manga, and I'm hooked. Thanks!
    Yes! That's awesome! I wanted to show why I love SK, just to see if anyone would want to read it....Also, it's funny to remember so many funny times :D
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    I have to read it... the anime episodes I saw just like that were pretty catchy.
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    Very nice, great! This was such a great idea! I mean, you made me want to read it "again" (bcs I already watched a partof it) :D :D
    So cool! I'll be following your threads on this topic! Well done! ^^ :D
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    Quote Originally Posted by MilicaS View Post
    Very nice, great! This was such a great idea! I mean, you made me want to read it "again" (bcs I already watched a partof it) :D :D
    So cool! I'll be following your threads on this topic! Well done! ^^ :D
    YEs! THe entire purpose of this is gathering more SK readers ^^:D
    And hahaha, as I've been saying, I only recommend the manga
    And btw, there tow more threads, the links are in my sig:9
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

    Quote Originally Posted by Supermacaquecool View Post
    YEs! THe entire purpose of this is gathering more SK readers ^^:D
    And hahaha, as I've been saying, I only recommend the manga
    And btw, there tow more threads, the links are in my sig:9
    Hahah, I know, I'm already reading them! :D :D :D
     
         

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    Re: -A review on the shaman- Introduction arc (1).

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    Hahah, I know, I'm already reading them! :D :D :D
    Enjoy :D
     
         

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