VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump Confirms ACT-AGE Manga Preview

VIZ Media’s digital English edition of Weekly Shonen Jump has announced that it will preview Tatsuya Matsuki and Shiro Usazaki’s ACT-AGE manga on January 22, 2018, the same day it debuts in Japan.

The manga is part of the “Jump Start” initiative, where VIZ Media’s Shonen Jump publishes the first three chapters of a new manga simultaneously with the Japanese release.

Source: ANN

Shudan! Manga Ends in Weekly Shonen Jump

This year’s sixth issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has published the final chapter of Takuma Yokota’s Shudan! manga. Shueisha will publish the manga’s third volume on February 2, 2018, and will publish the fourth and final volume on March 2, 2018.

Yokota launched the series in the 28th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump on June 12, 2017. Shueisha published the first compiled volume of the manga in Japan on November 2, 2017, and published the second volume on December 28, 2017.

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Creators of Bleach, Nisekoi, Beelzebub, Toriko, and More to Pen One-Shots for Shonen Jump

The first 2018 issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that, to commemorate the magazine’s 50th anniversary in 2018, the magazine will publish new one-shot manga by well-known manga creators.

The issue revealed that the following creators will publish one-shots in 2018 issues:

  • NisiOisin and Mizuki Kawashita, one-shot in the combined second and third issue on December 11, 2017. The “mysterious story” is titled “Part Threes.”
  • Naoshi Komi, one-shot in the sixth issue on January 4, 2018
  • Tite Kubo
  • Kyosuke Usuta
  • Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
  • Ryūhei Tamura
  • Hiroshi Shiibashi

The magazine teased that it will also feature one-shots by other famed manga creators.

Source: ANN

Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine to Launch Two New Manga in January 2018

The first 2018 issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that the magazine will launch two new manga in January 2018. Ryōji Hirano will launch the BOZEBEATS manga in the seventh issue on January 15, 2018, and Tsuya Matsukita and Shiro Usazaki will launch the act-age manga in the eighth issue on January 22, 2018.

BOZEBEATS is a “priest expelling demons action” story that focuses on a priest (bōzu) who lives alone on a strange mountain, when he meets a young man who was raised by wolves. Hirano previously published the “BOZE” one-shot manga in Weekly Shonen Jump on March 28, 2017.

act-age focuses on a certain young woman and a genius director who meet at an audition for rookie actresses. Matsukita and Usazaki previously published the “Asagaya Geijutsu Kōkō Eizōka e Yōkoso” (Welcome to the Video Department of the Asagaya Fine Arts High School) one-shot manga in Weekly Shonen Jump on January 30, 2017.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump to Preview Full Drive and Golem Hearts Manga

VIZ Media’s English-language digital edition of Weekly Shonen Jump has announced that it will preview Genki Ono’s Full Drive and Gen Osuka’s Golem Hearts manga. The two manga will launch on October 23, 2017 and October 30, 2017, respectively, the same days they launch in Japan.

The titles are part of the “Jump Start” initiative, where 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 Shonen Jump to Preview the Lycopene the Tomatoy Poodle Manga

VIZ Media’s English digital edition of Weekly Shonen Jump has announced that it will publish the first chapter of Kōji Ōishi’s Lycopene the Tomatoy Poodle (Tomtatoipu no Rikopin) in next week’s issue on October 9, 2017. The manga will launch on the same day in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump in Japan.

The title is part of the “Jump Start” initiative, where VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump publishes the first three chapters of a new manga simultaneously with the Japanese release. VIZ Media has not yet confirmed whether it will preview Genki Ono’s Full Drive or Kagen Ōsu’s Golem Hearts, the two other manga that will debut in the Japanese version of the magazine in October 2017.

Source: ANN