"The story is set in legendary China. A beautiful female fox spirit named Dakki, is controlling the Emperor Chuu Ou and the ruling Yin dynasty, and is using her power over him to do evil in the nation. An immortal-in-training named Taikoubou, is chosen by the great immortal sages for the Houshin Project — to seal away or destroy the evil demons that infest the world. In the course of his adventures, Taikoubou gathers other powerful companions and sets out to seal away the demons and eventually destroy the fox-spirit Dakki."
Houshin Engi 「封神演義」 is a Japanese manga series inspired by the Chinese classic, Fengshen Yanyi, and is written and illustrated by Ryu Fujisaki, spanning 204 chapters with a total of 23 volumes. A 26-episode anime television series adaptation by Studio Deen premiered in the Summer season of July 3rd, 1999 and ended on December 25, 1999 and a remake is slated for January 2018.
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