Yoh and his merry band of Shaman King contenders have made it to Mesa Verdede, the most likely location of the hidden Patch village. But before they can make their way to the pit stop for this leg of the competition, they must face one of Hao's most dangerous allies - Boris Dracula! And if that wasn't enough trouble, a new team bursts onto the scene, with archangel Over Souls! What's a poor slacker to do?!
Hiroyuki Takei debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1997 by creating Butsu Zone . He then became one of the most popular creators and artists in Japan by creating Shaman King in 1998. To date, with the release of all 19 volumes of the graphic novel, this title has sold over 16 million copies. It was produced as an anime in 2001 and it became an instant hit. Takei was awarded the Hop Step Award and Tezuka Award.