It is the end of the twentieth century. Yoh Asakura is a Shaman. He is on a training course, hoping to strengthen his abilities. His ultimate goal: to participate in the Shaman King Fight, an event which occurs once every five-hundred years.
Shamans from all over the world compete in this massive tournament for one goal, to gain possession of the omnipotent spirit, The Great Spirit.
Together with his ate and best friend Mortimer Oyamada, his samurai spirit Amidamaru, fiancee Anna Kyoyama and other friends and rivals such as Len Tao from China and Trey Racer from the North and many more, they will work towards the ultimate goal of becoming the all-powerful Shaman King. But he will discover the dark truth behind Zeke.