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 a 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

VIZ Media’s Announcements at New York Comic Con

VIZ Media made the following announcements during New York Comic Con:

  • The company will begin releasing the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime on home video in Spring 2019.
  • It was also announced that VIZ Media’s English edition of Weekly Shonen Jump will publish Kazuki Takahashi’s new short manga THE COMIQ and a new RWBY manga by Bunta Kinami in Fall 2018.

Source: ANN
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VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump to Preview the Teenage Renaissance! David and I’m From Japan Manga

VIZ Media’s digital English edition of Weekly Shonen Jump has confirmed that it will preview Yūshin Kuroki’s Teenage Renaissance! David (Shishunki Renaissance! David-kun) and Seiji Hayashi’s I’m From Japan (Jimoto ga Japan) manga in English in its next issue on September 17, 2019. Both gag manga will debut in Japan on September 15, 2018. Japan’s Weekly Shonen Jump will ship on Saturday instead of Monday, as September 17 is a holiday.

Teenage Renaissance! David is about a “typical Japanese high school student” who looks exactly like Michelangelo’s David statue.

The “locality gag” manga I’m From Japan will “overflow with love for hometowns.”

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

Momiji no Kisetsu Manga Ends in Weekly Shonen Jump

This year’s 40th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has published the final chapter of Masayoshi Satosho’s Momiji no Kisetsu manga.

The story is described as:

Momiji Kuramichi’s brother, Sakura, was a genius shogi player famous for his aggressive style of play. But Sakura died from a chronic illness before he could realize his dream to become the Ryuo, the Dragon King. Momiji vows to take on his dream and rise to the top of the shogi world. But there’s one problem — Momiji is really bad at shogi.

The manga debuted in this year’s 24th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump on May 14, 2018. VIZ Media published the first three chapters of the manga in English as part of its “Jump Start” initiative.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump to Publish One Shot Manga by Akira Amano

VIZ Media has announced that it will publish Akira Amano’s “HOT” one shot manga in its English digital edition of Weekly Shonen Jump on August 6, 2018.

The one shot will debut in the year’s 35th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump on August 6, 2018. The manga will focus on the sport of ice hockey.

Amano is known for the Reborn! and ēlDLIVE manga.

Source: ANN

One Piece/Food Wars! Spin-off Manga About Sanji to Run in the English Weekly Shonen Jump

VIZ Media’s English-language digital edition of Weekly Shonen Jump has announced that it will publish “Shokugeki no Sanji,” a one shot manga crossing over One Piece and Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, in its next issue on July 23, 2018.

One Piece‘s Eiichiro Oda and Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma creators Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki are collaborating on the one shot.

The manga will debut on the same day in Japan, in the Weekly Shonen Jump issue marking the 21st anniversary of One Piece.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump to Publish Tite Kubo’s “Burn the Witch” One Shot

VIZ Media has announced that it will publish Tite Kubo’s “Burn the Witch” one shot manga in its English digital edition of Weekly Shonen Jump on Monday, July 16, 2018.

The one shot will debut in this year’s 33rd issue of the magazine on July 14, 2018. It will have 62 pages. Shueisha’s official website for Shonen Jump describes the manga with the key words “Witches, dragons, and reverse London.”

Source: ANN