News Young Jump Launches Free Site with Eyeshield 21's Murata (Updated)
posted on 2012-06-13 03:00 EDT
Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine is launching a spinoff website on Thursday, and two of the creators involved are Eyeshield 21 artist Yuusuke Murata and web manga creator ONE. The free "Tonari no Young Jump" website will have daily updates and a new series launching every week.
Murata revealed in January that he was planning a new magical girl manga series with ONE. ONE's best known manga, Onepunch-man, has received 7.9 million hits online.
After ending his Eyeshield 21 sports manga with Riichirou Inagaki in 2009, Murata serialized the Donten Prism Solar Car manga with Moonlight Mile creator Yasuo Ohtagaki in Jump Square magzine from 2010 to 2011.
Viz Media published the 37th and last Eyeshield 21 manga volume in North America last October. Sentai Filmworks began releasing the anime version in 2010 after Crunchyroll streamed it in several countries outside Japan.
[Via Manga News]
Update: The website launched on Thursday, confirming that Murata is remaking ONE's Onepunch-man online.
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