Universal Studios Japan/USJ in Osaka today announced that it will hold "Universal Jump Summer," a time-limited event featuring three attractions inspired by internationally popular Shonen Jump titles, Dragon Ball, Death Note and One Piece, from July 1. Hit the jump for more details.
Japan's Jump+ digital Shonen Jump spin-off is springing out this season with six new series, introduced between now and the beginning of May. Check out what's in store after the jump.
Shonen Jump has a busy schedule coming up. Hunter x Hunter is back on April 18th. Following Assassination Classroom's ending, an extra edition featuring Koro-sensei's private life will run April to May. The new Naruto one-shot, is coming on April 25th , then the Boruto series starts May 9th. The English edition' has announced that it will also be featuring AS, and, it has offered a Naruto preview.
Also in the latest 16th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump officially published today, it was announced that the third TV anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed sport manga Haikyu!! is in the works for an Autumn 2016 premiere. The manga is featured on the cover of the issue to celebrates its fourth anniversary. Hit the jump for more.
Shueisha confirmed in the latest 16th issue of its Weekly Shonen Jump, which was officially published today in Japan, that the long-awaited serialization of Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter x Hunter manga will resume in the upcoming 20th issue to be released on April 18. Hit the jump for more details.
Shueisha today announced on its "Next Generation" website for the Naruto franchise that a monthly serialization of Boruto, a new manga series featuring Naruto and Hinata's son Boruto Uzumaki as the new protagonist, will start in the upcoming 23rd issue of Weekly Shonen Jump to be released on May 9. Hit the jump for more details.
The Kyoto District Court sentenced Takehisa Hidaka, a 70-year-old Japanese employee at a delivery company, to 10 months in prison (suspended for three years). The defendant was accused of stealing copies of the Shonen Jump magazine before it was distributed in order to upload the One Piece manga chapters onto the internet. Hit the jump for more details.
This week, along with a new chapter of Kimetsu no Yaiba, Viz's English, digital edition of manga magazine Shonen Jump presented the first chapter of Bye, Bye Humanity as part of its "Jump Start" programming sampling the opening of new series. More after the jump.
Manga magazine Shonen Jump is going through its latest round of churn. Cross Manage author Kaito's baseball manga Buddy Strike wraps up in this week's Japanese edition of the magazine. Taking its place is new supernatural series Kimetsu no Yaiba, which Viz will be sampling with a three chapter "Jump Start" run in the English, digital edition of the magazine. More after the jump.
It was announced at the Jump Festa 2016 event today that a monthly serialization of Boruto, a new manga series featuring Naruto and Hinata's son Boruto Uzumaki as the new protagonist, will start in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump next spring. 36-year-old game designer Ukyo Kodachi, best known for the A's Magic Square series, provides the scripts. Hit the jump for more details.