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Shueisha Starts Semi-Monthly Manga Mag for Grown-Ups

posted on 2011-09-18 12:30 EDT
Grand Jump "for liberated adults" to launch in November after Business Jump, Super Jump end

This year's 20th issue of Shueisha's Business Jump magazine is announcing on Wednesday that Shueisha will launch a new semi-monthly seinen manga magazine called Grand Jump in November. According to Shueisha, the magazine will be "for liberated adults."

Shueisha will provide more details on the new magazine on October 5 in Business Jump magazine's combined 21st/22nd issue — the last issue of the magazine. Shueisha had announced in July that it would end both Business Jump and another semi-monthly seinen magazine called Super Jump, but would launch a new semi-monthly magazine this fall.

Grand Jump will continue the following manga from Business Jump:

  • Ore no Sora: Keiji-Hen by Hiroshi Motomiya
  • Amai Seikatsu (under a new title) by Hikaru Yuzuki
  • Uramiya Honpo Reboot by Showshow KURIHARA
  • Guy ~Ishoku Byōtō 24-ji~ by Tomoaki Katō, Jiro Ando
  • Boku no Karada wa Two Outs by Yoshitani
  • Mankitsu by Haruki
  • Sekai ni Dai-jiman Shitai Nihon no Kaisha by Kōji Sakamoto, Kōji Koseki, Takayuki Hirasawa
  • Yesterday o Utatte (Sing "Yesterday" for Me) by Kei Toume
  • Dashi Master by Naotsugu Matsueda

The new magazine will also continue the following manga from Super Jump:

  • Bartender by Kenji Nagatomo
  • Gendai Toshi Yōkikō Reibaishi Izuna ~the spiritual medium~ by Sho Makura, Takeshi Okano
  • Gokujo—. by Maya Miyazaki

In addition to these continuing manga series, Grand Jump will have new manga series and projects.

[Via Manga News]


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