Girls Jump Issue Drawn by All-Female Lineup Next Month
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Shueisha's Super Jump magazine is publishing a spinoff issue called Girls Jump ("G-Jum") with an all-female creator lineup on December 15. Super Jump magazine is aimed primarily at a seinen (young men) audience.
The 22 creators who will take part in the issue include Kumiko Suekane (Afterschool Charisma, Blood+ Adagio), Kazumi Yamashita (Tensai Yanagisawa Kyōju no Seikatsu, Fushigi na Shonen), Yōko Nemu (Gozen 3-ji no Muhō Chitai, Gozen 3-ji no Kiken Chitai), Ching Nakamura (Gunjō, Avare Senki), Peco Watanabe (Roundabout, Ani Imōto), Natsuo Motomachi (Ane Oto, Fuwari!), Haruko Kashiwagi (Inu, Onimushi), Yukizō Saku (Hakuba no Ōji-sama, Self), Kozueko Morimoto (Gokusen, Deka Wanko), Machiko Kyō (Mikako-san, Sennen Gahō), and Yumiko Shirai (Tenken). The artists are each drawing a new one-shot story for the issue.
Shueisha is shipping Aoharu, a separate spinoff issue from Weekly Young Jump magazine, with 25 creators such as Cencoroll auteur Atsuya Uki, Kyō, Shirai, and Suekane on Tuesday.