The town included at least one hiking trail and was a camping destination spot, particularly for Jaune Arc's family.
Upon arriving there in '"Remembrance", RNJR found the village to be destroyed along with the airship. They encountered a mortally wounded Huntsman. He lived long enough to inform them that the village was overrun by a tribe of bandits; the resulting panic caused Grimm to arrive, killing the entire village.
- "Shion" is the Romanized spelling of the Japanese word for the Aster tataricus flower. In Japanese floriography, the meaning behind this flower is "I won't forget you" or "Remembrance".
- In "Kuroyuri", a flag of Shion village was found at a cave by Lie Ren. On the flag was the Aster tataricus flower, the symbol of the village.
- The timetable at the Mistral train station showed trains going to Shion at roughly hourly intervals despite the destruction of the village.
- There was also no hint of a train station in Shion when team RNJR passed through on their way to Mistral, and no mention of it even though they went there in search of transportation (in the form of the airship they found destroyed).