September is shaping up to be a lively month for Shonen Jump's schedule. Kuroko's Basketball is confirmed to be gone as of September 1st's issue 40. Nurarihyon no Mago author Hiroshi Shiibashi's 2014 Illegal Rare looks like it could be leaving in the following issue. Meanwhile Hunter x Hunter's hiatus is extended at least through issue 41. More after the jump.
Next week's issue 39 of Shonen Jump is announcing that Hunter x Hunter will be absent from it and the following week's while author Yoshihiro Togashi deals with a severe backache that makes it painful for him to work. More after the jump.
If you were worried that the 2011 Hunter x Hunter anime hasn't slowed its pace and the manga hasn't accelerated its, turned out that your concerns were valid. Mantanweb spoke to Megumi Han, voice of the series' lead, about being a second generation voice actress (her mother was Keiko Han, Gundam's Lalah Sune), and the fact that production of the series has concluded with episode 148. More after the jump.
After using a placeholder with the composite character designs, the Japanese Hunter x Hunter anime site has finally been updated with a proper visual for the current Election Arc. Get a look after the jump.
If you're reading the Hunter x Hunter manga, you'll know that big things have been developing since the manga returned last month. In a postscript the chapter in this week's Shonen Jump, the series' editor suggests just how momentous its going to be. More after the jump.
At least in terms of variety, Coolens has really gone all out with their latest anime collaboration. Orders open today for a Hunter x Hunter selection, featuring six characters with six color options each. 5130yen gets you the frames as well as special cleaning cloth and cases, set to ship in September. Get a look after the jump.