Vol. 1, A Shaman in TokyoGraphic Novel - 2003 | Shonen Jump graphic novel ed.
Yoh Asakura--a junior-high shaman who can speak to ghosts--travels from rural Japan to Tokyo for advanced training, but he soon discovers challenges both real and otherworldly. Original.
Yoh, a shaman, meaning he has the ability to channel spirits, is training to compete in the "Shaman Fight in Tokyo," a tournament held every 500 years to see who will become the Shaman King and shape humanity's future.
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Violence: Some blood but thats natural since its about fighting and such.
Coarse Language: There is a few curse words but its not to bad. Not as bad this early at least
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It's about a kid who goes to middle school and is obsessed with ghost stories. Later on after school at night, he walks home through the cemetery where he meets a shaman named Yo along with his "ghost" friends, this is the point where it gets funny because as much as he loves reading ghost stories, he gets scared when he actually meets one(Wow) .The next day, he tells everyone in his class that he saw a "shaman" or in his case, a ghost, but nobody believes him. After he told his experience, Yo appears as a student in his class and then....read more.
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