The official VAP Hunter x Hunter site has rolled out a look at the goods that they're bringing to Jump Festa 2015, held this weekend at Makuhari Messe. In addition to special appearances by kigurumi Gon and Killua and sales of prize lottery tickets, they'll be presenting gold plated silver 925 earrings inspired by Alluka barrettes. Meanwhile, Bandai Premium is set to start taking orders for a Biscuit Krueger follow-up to their notorious Gon.
Like other successful manga, Hunter x Hunter has inspired stage productions. And, like other stage productions, HxH's were brilliantly strange. 2000's musical Musical Hunter × Hunter told an original story between the Yorknew and Greed Island arcs. 2004's "A Longing for Phalcnothdk ~ A Spider's Memory recounted the end of Yorknew. And, best known of these was 2002's The Nightmare of Zaoldyeck. Get a look after the jump.
Episode 148 of Hunter x Hunter is finally here and the staff and voices of the show have gone online to share how they celebrated the culmination of three years of a series that was clearly at least as well liked by those working on it as it was by the fans watching. Check it out after the jump.
Next week's Shonen Jump issue 43 features a message regrettably informing readers that Hunter x Hunter's hiatus continues to extend beyond what was expected as author Yoshihiro Togashi focuses on treatment for his health problems. Jump foresees an extended hiatus. More after the ump.
As the days draw close to the airing of the final episode in Madhouse's 2011 Hunter x Hunter production, animation director Takahiko Abiru has posted the series staff The Last x The Last message, as well as a bit of Gon x Killua and a few other memories. Get a look after the jump.
Shonen Jump will be announcing that, as author Yoshihiro Togashi continues to battle back problems, Hunter x Hunter's hiatus has become indefinite. Previously, the break was extended at least through next week's issue 41, but its absence from issue 42, on sale September 13th, is now confirmed. More after the jump.
Anime studio Madhouse will be celebrating the end of their Hunter x Hunter production with an exhibit showcasing production art from highlights of the series' three-year run, as well as promo videos and visuals. Running today through October 6th at their Asagaya Anime Street shop in Tokyo's Suginami Ward, fans who spend 2,000yen on HxH merch will get reproductions of the work. Get a look after the jump.
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.