Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine Starts Four New Manga in the Next Four Issues

This year’s combined 22nd and 23rd issues of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed that the magazine will launch for new manga in the next four issues.

The magazine confirmed that the Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru (Samurai 8: Hachimaruden) manga by Naruto manga creator Masashi Kishimoto and manga artist Akira Ōkubo will officially debut in the magazine’s 24th issue on May 13, 2019. The manga will be the first new serialization in the magazine in the new Reiwa era. A four-page “preview” of the manga debuted in the combined 22nd and 23rd issues, and VIZ Media published the preview. VIZ will also publish the main manga digitally in English.

The other three new serializations are:

  • Kentarō Fukuda’s Futari no Taisei in issue 25 on May 20, 2019
  • Kento Terasaka’s Beast Children in issue 26 on May 27, 2019
  • Yūki Tanaka and Kento Matsuura’s Tokyo Shinobi Squad in issue 27 on June 3, 2019

Source: ANN

VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump to Add Haikyu!!, Demon Slayer, and More to Its Simulpublishing Lineup

Andy Nakani, Editor in Chief of VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump, has announced that the new English Shonen Jump service is adding the following Weekly Shonen Jump titles for simultaneous publication with Japan:

  • Haikyu!!
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  • Chainsaw Man
  • ne0;lation
  • Gokutei Higuma (tentative title)
  • act-age
  • Jujutsu Kaisen!!

In addition, Nakani confirmed that the company will continue to simultaneously publish all of the series that it is currently serializing from Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump, Jump SQ., and V Jump, bringing its total number of simultaneously published series to 25.

Nakani also announced that new chapters of Weekly Shonen Jump manga will debut at 3:00 p.m. EST on Sundays, 22 hours earlier than the digital English edition of the magazine’s current release time on Mondays. Issues normally debut on Mondays Japan time, which is still Sunday on North American time. (The combined fourth and fifth issue will debut on a Saturday in Japan, so VIZ Media will release the chapters on Friday, December 21, 2018.)

The final issue of the digital magazine debuted on December 10, 2018.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump Switches to Free Simultaneous Publication

VIZ Media has announced that its digital English edition of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump will offer free chapters of manga the same day that they debut in the Japanese version of the magazine beginning on December 17, 2018.

Free chapters will be available on VIZ Media’s Shonen Jump website for a limited time. In addition to the free manga available to all users on the website, a new membership plan will offer more than 10,000 manga chapters that VIZ Media previously released in English. The membership will cost US$1.99 per month and will also launch on December 17, 2018. A seven-day free trial will also be available.

VIZ Media already offers new chapters of many series for free on its website. Its digital English edition of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, however, costs US$25.99 per year or $0.99 for a single issue. The digital magazine serializes a selection of Weekly Shonen Jump manga series, including One Piece, My Hero Academia, Black Clover, Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, and The Promised Neverland. It also publishes some monthly series – such as Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V, World Trigger, Blue Exorcist, and Seraph of the End – from other Shueisha magazines. The digital magazine also offers a “Jump Start” initiative, in which it publishes the first three chapters of a new manga simultaneously with the Japanese release.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump to Preview the Ne0;lation Manga

VIZ Media’s digital English edition of Weekly Shonen Jump has announced that it will preview Tomohide Hirao and Mizuki Yoda’s ne0;lation manga on December 10, 2018 as part of its Jump Start initiative. The manga will debut in Japan on the same day.

For its “Jump Start” initiative, VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump publishes the first three chapters of a new manga simultaneously with the Japanese release.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump to Preview the Chainsaw Man Manga

VIZ Media’s digital English edition of Weekly Shonen Jump has confirmed that it is beginning a “new round of Jump Starts” on December 3, 2018 with the first chapter of Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man. The manga will debut in Japan on the same day.

For its “Jump Start” initiative, VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump publishes the first three chapters of a new manga simultaneously with the Japanese release.

Source: ANN

Weekly Shonen Jump to Launch Three New Manga Titles in December 2018

This year’s 52nd issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that the magazine will launch three new series in December 2018.

Tatsuki Fujimoto will launch a “dark hero action” manga titled Chainsaw Man in the first 2019 issue on December 3, 2018.

Author Tomohide Hirao and artist Mizuki Yoda will launch ne0;lation in the magazine’s second issue on December 10, 2018.

Natsuki Hokami will launch Gokutei Higuma in the magazine’s third issue on December 17, 2018.

Source: ANN

Tomohiro Yagi to Publish One-Shot in Weekly Shonen Jump

This year’s 50th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Tomohiro Yagi will publish a one-shot manga titled “Wasuremono Tantei” (Forgetful Detective) in the magazine’s 51st issue on November 19, 2018. The manga will focus on a female high school student who lives with her older brother.

Yagi launched the Red Sprite manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in August 2016, and ended the manga in November 2016. Shueisha published two volumes for the manga.

Source: ANN