Weekly Shonen Jump

Our Japanese reporter rewatches first episode of Dragon Ball, concludes Bulma’s a psychopath

Seiji’s warm and fuzzy childhood memories are dampened by the sudden realization that Bulma’s actually more than a little bit crazy.

Read More

Why does Dragon Ball’s Goku look so freaky when drawn by One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda?

Special cover illustration for 50th anniversary issue of Weekly Shonen Jump terrifies fans of anime/manga martial arts saga.

Read More

New 8-bit Nintendo classic system announced for Japan with 20 games not in last version

Famicom Mini Weekly Shonen Jump 50th Anniversary Version is all about manga/anime games, but that could spell disaster for North America.

Read More

Weekly Shonen Jump teams up with Georgia to bring us limited-edition manga-printed coffee cans

Why choose between coffee and manga when you can have both in this latest promotion celebrating 50 years of comic history?

Read More

Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto is indeed working on his new story for Weekly Shonen Jump

What’s next for the author whose modern take on ninja became a hit series the world over? 

Read More

Shonen Jump exhibition featuring classic ’90s manga and anime to open in Tokyo

Old favorites like Dragon Ball, Rurouni Kenshin, and Yu Yu Hakusho will make an appearance.

Read More

Possible return for hit manga Hunter x Hunter… before year’s end?

Will fans of the popular series be treated to new episodes before this year is over?

Read More

It’s not over yet for 40-year manga Kochikame as series returns one year after officially ending

The creator of one of Japan’s most popular manga/anime franchises of all time still has a story to tell with new chapter.

Read More

Honda Fit and Weekly Shonen Jump magazine create stunning Japanese itasha manga car【Pics】

“Itasha” (literally, “painful cars”) don’t have to look painful at all when done by the right pros!

Read More

One Piece team shows us how a Weekly Shonen Jump cover is crafted【Video】

Possibly the first-ever look at how one of the most crowded magazine covers is designed.

Read More

This is how Japan bids farewell to a beloved 40-year-old manga series

From stairs to walkways and even escalator handrails, this Tokyo neighbourhood has created a beautiful send-off for the Guinness World Record-holding manga that made it famous.

Read More

Bleach Manga to End on August 22 With ‘Important Announcement’

Manga launched in 2001, inspired TV anime, films, video games, rock musicals

Read More

Hunter x Hunter manga serial on indefinite hiatus again, we ask publisher for details

We can almost hear the collective screams of fans, “No, not again!

Read More

It’s official! Hunter x Hunter to resume serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump next month

Yes, Togashi-sensei is finally getting back to work, with the hit manga Hunter x Hunter returning to the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in April!

Read More

It’s official: No new Hunter x Hunter episodes in 2015 ends writer’s 25-year-long record

2015’s final issue of Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine included no new episodes of hit manga Hunter x Hunter, ending a 25-year-long record.

Read More

Legendary Manga to Make Comeback? Mystery Countdown on Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine Website Could Mean Exciting News For DB Fans!

If you’re a fan of Japanese manga, you may be familiar with the comic magazine “Weekly Shonen Jump” (“Shukan Shonen Jump in Japanese”), one of the longest running and most widely read comic magazines in Japan. Well, you might be interested to know that a mystery countdown has been going on the magazine’s website, and until recently, the page showing the countdown contained just a short Japanese phrase (“最強、始動” which roughly translates to “The Truly Mighty are Getting Ready for Action” ) followed by the letter D covering the page. Read More