WARNING: The next accommodates spoilers for Season 1 of Shaman King (2021), now streaming on Netflix.
Throughout the Shaman King reboot, Asakura Yoh faces one of the crucial warped troopers ever as he preps for the Shaman Struggle. Manta takes him to see a movie starring Lee Pyron, the collection’ homage to Bruce Lee, but it surely ends in Tao Jun assaulting them outdoors the cinema afterward. Similar to the supply materials and 2001 anime, Lee’s horrific zombie twist returns because the younger girl wages struggle to remind Yoh that he stands no probability of turning into king.
Lee’s type, very similar to the real-world marital artist, is very revered, with Manta being the largest fan. Little do they know that Jun actually has Lee in her again pocket as her household’s the one who killed him when he was 30. They gave his physique to her as a present and the little woman would observe her necromancer-like craft on Lee.
She makes use of a particular tag to put Lee’s soul into the corpse, which Jun has experimented on and reverse engineered to create the proper warrior. And seeing as Lee’s martial arts are a lethal weapon, Yoh struggles to battle this zombie. He additionally feels sorry in battle, understanding how tousled it’s that Lee’s company was taken from him and enslaved.
Fortunately, Anna — Yoh’s fiancee in Shaman King — makes use of her skills to summon lifeless spirits, chucking Shamon (Lee’s outdated grasp) into Yoh’s physique. This enables Yoh to neutralize Lee and destroy the tag that provides Jun management. It is fairly heartbreaking as Lee goes into berserker mode proper after, enraged and attempting to kill Jun. In a surprising twist, Yoh saves her, telling Lee he would not must change into the monster the Tao household made him out to be. This restores religion and humanity in Lee. Shamon returns to the afterlife however Lee stays behind — he believes his future is to assist create a greater world with a regretful and repentant Jun.
Mockingly, it culminates in Lee attempting to liberate Jun and her brother, Ren, from their sadistic father En to finish the dynasty’s bloodthirsty methods afterward. The Shaman King reboot hems extra to the manga than the 2001 anime although, with Lee being sliced up by En to punish Jun.
He returns to motion by beating down one in every of En’s sentries, which really has Shamon’s soul in it. The authentic Shaman King anime switched it up right here, with Lee being mind-controlled and utilized by En to assault his rebellious youngsters. The reboot’s take ends with Jun rebuilding Lee, who then stops the Shamon sentry.
It helps En’s youngsters and Yoh’s crew convey En down, and because the Tao household forge a brand new path to redeem their legacy, Lee sticks with Jun. He is nonetheless eager on fixing the world and atoning for what her ancestors did, particularly En.