World Trigger Manga Goes on Hiatus Again Due to Author’s Health

The next chapter is scheduled for August 4


The official World Trigger manga Twitter account announced on June 27 that the series will not be appearing in the August issue of Jump Square due to the "poor physical condition" of manga creator Daisuke Ashihara. The manga is scheduled to return in the September issue of Jump Square, which releases in Japan on August 4.





The above tweet didn’t go into further details on Ashihara’s health. 


World Trigger has seen two breaks this year due to the health of creator Ashihara with the series not appearing in the February issue, which came out in January, and also in the July issue, which was released in early June. 


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The first season of World Trigger aired from October 2014 to April 2016, totaling 73 episodes, with the second season starting in January 2021, with the third season airing from October 10, 2021, to January 23, 2022. All of the seasons are streaming right here on Crunchyroll, which describes the series as such:


One day, a gate to another world opened in Mikado City. Invaders from another dimension, referred to thereafter as Neighbors, overran the area around the gate, leaving the city gripped by fear. However, a mysterious group suddenly appeared and repelled the Neighbors. This Border Defense Agency independently researches Neighbor technology and fights to protect this world. In a short time, they managed to build an enormous base and prepare a defensive system against the Neighbors. it's been four years since then


Source: World Trigger on Twitter


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.

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