English "Shonen Jump" To Sample New Series

Viz also announced a special one-day sale on annual subscriptions

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. 


Along the lines of previous Jump Start-ed series, the English Weekly Shonen Jump will present the first three chapters, along with a chance for fans to vote on which they are interested in seeing continuing on an ongoing basis. 




The line-up includes:


Issue #10 - Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai/ We Can't Study

by Nisekoi spin-off Magical Pâtissière Kosaki-chan author Tsutsui Taishi

Romantic comedy. As Yuiga prepares to enter college, two beautiful young girls will appear before him.

#11 - U.19

by Garden one-shot's Yuji Kimura

Childish activities in a world where all youth are under the control of adults.

#12 - Poro no Ryugaku-ki/Polo's Foreign Exchange Records

by GFC winner Hitsuji Gonhei

A devil Poro who visits to the human world.

#13 - Hara Peko no Mari/Marie the Starving

by Beelzebub author Ryuuhei Tamura

Comedy-action. Taiga is a young boy who encounters a girl with a secret.


#14 - Dr. Stone

written by Riichiro Inagaki (Eyesheld 21), illustrated by Boichi (Sun-Ken Rock)

Adventure-action-Sf. The story begins with the biggest crisis the earth has ever known.

#16 - Robot x Laserbeam

by Kuroko's Basketball's Tadatoshi Fujimaki

A manga set on the golf course, about a young boy nicknamed "Robot" discovering the sport.




Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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