Viz's English edition of Shonen Jump has continued to rebuild its line-up from the six news series it recently sampled. Last week, post-apocalyptic action Dr. STONE, written by Riichiro Inagaki (Eyesheld 21), illustrated by Boichi (Sun-Ken Rock), joined as an ongoing. This week, it was Robot x Laserbeam, the golf manga by Kuroko's Basketball's Tadatoshi Fujimaki and We Never Learn, by Nisekoi spin-off Magical Pâtissière Kosaki-chan author Tsutsui Taishi.
Following the Jump Start three-chapter samples of the latest additions to Shonen Jump, Viz has announced the first that they have picked up for their English digital edition of the manga magazine. Post-apocalyptic action Dr. STONE, written by Riichiro Inagaki (Eyesheld 21), illustrated by Boichi (Sun-Ken Rock), will be continuing as an ongoing.
An early look at next week's issue 14 of Shonen Jump reveals that My Hero Academia is abscent from the manga magazine. This previously unannounced hiatus is especially noteworthy in that is the first break in a reguarly scheduled issue for Kōhei Horikoshi's 2014 series. More after the jump.
The big turnover at Shonen Jump has taken out another player. An early look at next week's issue 13 has shown that while the magazine is introducing Beelzebub author Ryuuhei Tamura's Hara Peko no Mari/Marie the Starving (and One Piece is absent), Takamasa Moue's Ole Galazo concludes. More after the jump.
Shonen Jump is in the middle of launching six new manga series, with award-winning newcomer Hitsuji Gonhei's Poro no Ryugaku-ki/Polo's Foreign Exchange Records next up in February 20th's 2017 issue 12. And, two series are out of the magazine to make room. An early look at the issue has shown that Yoshimichi Okamoto's Demon's Plan and Ryou Ishiyama's Amalgam of Distortion end in the issue.
This week's 2017 issue 9 has now officially revealed six titles that will be introduced starting in the following week's issue 10. These new series include fresh unknowns joined by a roster of creators readers are likely to be familiar with. With the publication of the issue, color versions of the their visuals have now been revealed. Get a look after the jump.
This Friday, Viz Media celebrated the 5th anniversary of the English Shonen Jump's digital launch with a special live-stream event. News from this included plans to feature "Jump Start" sample runs of the six new titles that are set to launch soon in the magazine's Japanese edition. More after the jump.