Latest 'weekly shonen jump' news
Comics A.M. | ‘Bleach’ to end Aug. 22 with ‘important announcement’
Tite Kubo's long-running fantasy-adventure manga will come to an end with the next issue of "Weekly Shonen Jump," which goes on sale Aug. 22 in Japan.
Comics A.M. | ‘Saga,’ ‘Persepolis’ & ‘Drama’ among most challenged books
The widely acclaimed comics were among most the 10 frequently challenged books in libraries and schools last year, according to the American Library Association.
Viz’s “Weekly Shonen Jump” Arrives on comiXology and Amazon
Viz Media's digital manga magazine debuts today on comiXology and the Amazon Kindle Store, bringing with it the latest chapters of "One Piece" and "Bleach."
Comics A.M. | ‘Shonen Jump’ offers up issue that launched ‘One Piece’
Shueisha has launched a "One Piece" digital app (in Japanese only), and also released a free digital copy of the July 1997 issue of "Weekly Shonen Jump," featuring the manga's debut.
‘Naruto’ spinoff unveils new character art
The first illustrations have surfaced for Naruto Spinoff: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring Month, the miniseries by Masashi Kishimoto debuting in the April 27 issue of Weekly Shonen …
‘Naruto’ manga to end next month
Naruto, Masashi Kishimoto’s bestselling ninja manga, will come to an end next month after a 15-year run. The final chapter will be published Nov. 10 in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump. …
Viz Media to roll out ‘World Trigger’ in print this fall
Viz Media has announced the fall release of print editions of World Trigger, the sci-fi action series by Daisuke Ashihara that’s been serialized in the publisher’s digital magazine Weekly Shonen …
Comics A.M. | Jeff Smith on CBLDF; Archie’s ‘hardcore horror book’
Creators | Jeff Smith, who was named last week to the board of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, talks briefly about the importance of the organization, and the 2010 …
SDCC EXCLUSIVE: Viz CEO Ken Sasaki On Expanding The Manga Market
In the shadow of the Viz booth at Comic-Con, President and CEO Ken Sasaki spoke with CBR about Viz's digital manga venture in "Weekly Shonen Jump" and turning the company around in the post-manga boom market.
Comics A.M. | ‘Dragon Ball’ creator to launch new manga in July
Manga | As part of the 45th-anniversary celebration of Weekly Shonen Jump, legendary Dragon Ball and Dr. Slump creator Akira Toriyama will launch a new manga series called Ginga Patrol …
Comics A.M. | ‘One Piece’ takes two-week hiatus due to illness
Manga | Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump has announced that One Piece will go on hiatus for the magazine’s next two issues because creator Eiichiro Oda has been hospitalized for a …
Comics A.M. | Shonen Jump Alpha becomes Weekly Shonen Jump
Digital comics | Today, Viz Media marks the first anniversary of the launch of its digital magazine by changing its name from Shonen Jump Alpha to Weekly Shonen Jump (the …
Weekly Shonen Jump is getting its own Tokyo theme park
Namco Bandai Group next summer plans to open the first theme park dedicated to Weekly Shonen Jump, the manga anthology that’s home to such blockbuster series as Bleach, Naruto and …