An early look at next week's issue of Shonen Jump issue 35 (new The Promised Neverland gets the cover, Black Clover and The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. get color pages) has revealed that the following 36-37 double issue will feature the end of both Bleach and Nisekoi. Both get color pages, while Nisekoi runs 25 pages. More after the jump.
The Japanese Shonen Jump line-up is churning. Haruto Ikezawa's 2015 shogi comedy Mononofu is ending. Coming in the revolving door: with issue #35 : The Promised Neverland by Posuka Demizu (art) & Kaiu Shiroi (story), with #38 : Love Rush by Ryôhei Yamamoto (E-Robot) and #39 : Red Sprite by Tomohiro Yagi (Iron Knight). Viz's English Shonen Jump has announced plans to run a three-chapter "Jump Start" run of The Promised Neverland.
The time has come again for some churn at high profile manga magazine Shonen Jump. An early look at the table of contents for next week's 2016 issue 34 (cover/lead color for One Piece and color pages for My Hero Academia, Black Clover and Samon-kun wa Summoner) reveals that Haruto Ikezawa's 2015 shogi comedy Mononofu is ending. Coming up are three new manga series. Get the details after the jump.
Shueisha has opened the official website for its new rookie manga contest "Yabuki Kentaro Manga Award" and started accepting submissions. Yabuki, best known as the illustrator of the To Love-Ru and To Love-Ru Darkness erotic comedy manga series, serves as the chairperson of the contest. Hit the jump for more details.
Viz has introduced the next step in the digital evolution of leading manga magazine Shonen Jump, a site featuring free chapters of popular series like One-Punch Man, Kuroko's Basketball and Haikyu!! , as well as spin-offs and follow-ups like Dragon Ball Super and Tokyo Ghoul[Jack]. Get a look after the jump.
The official website of the anime adaptations of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed manga Haikyu!! today officially confirmed that its highly anticipated TV anime third season, titled Haikyu!! Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy, is set to premiere in October of this year. Hit the jump for more details.
An early look at next Monday's Shonen Jump issue 30 is revealing that the magazine is set to tease news concerning Assassination Classroom/RPG spoof spin-off Koro-sensei Quest, as well as big-doings for Gintama (also to be featured on the cover) in issue 31, out on July 4th. More after the jump.
According to the latest report published by Oricon, the 33rd volume of Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter x Hunter manga takes first place in its weekly manga sales charts selling an impressive 650,817 copies in its first week, 200,000 copies more than the 20th volume of Yusei Matsui's Assassination Classroom in second. Hit the jump for more details.
Professional manga creation is no career for wimps. If it's not deadlines, schedules and the demands of fans and editors, it's chronic back pain, intestinal distress, a jacked up ankle, or even Vocaloid earworms. This week, the author comment section of Shonen Jump pained a picture of a group of creators who weren't just buried in work, but also contending with an especially wide range of ailments.
As reported, Universal Studios Japan in Osaka will hold "Universal Jump Summer," a time-limited event featuring attractions inspired by three internationally popular Shonen Jump titles: Dragon Ball Z, Death Note and One Piece, from July 1. Check the latest CMs for the DBZ and One Piece attractions after the jump.
This week's digital, English edition of Shonen Jump has announced Viz's plans to carry a "Jump Start" three-chapter sample run of newcomer Kentaro Itani's supernatural manga Takuan and Batsu's Daily Demon Diary. The series debuts in both English and Japanese on Monday, May 16th. Get a look after the jump.
Shonen Jump digital spin-off Plus went risque this week with the May 8th launch of erotic thriller World's End Harem. The series by LINK and ero-manga author Kotaro Shouno follows a young man awakened in a strange future about being frozen in an effort to save him from his currently incurable disease. More after the jump.