Viz's Shonen Jump to Debut 1-Shot Manga by Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan's Shiibashi
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Viz Media's English digital edition of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that it will release the one-shot manga by Hiroshi Shiibashi (Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan) in next week's issue on April 9, the same day it debuts in Japan.
The 49-page one-shot is titled "Inishie no Horobimon" (The Antique Ruined Crest). The manga will center on a family crest that holds an ancient power and the clan that protects it.
Weekly Shonen Jump is publishing a series of one-shots this year by well-known manga creators as part of the magazine's 50th anniversary celebrations.
NisiOisin (Monogatari series, Medaka Box) and Mizuki Kawashita (Ichigo 100%) published a one-shot in the magazine on December 11, and Naoshi Komi (Nisekoi) published a one-shot on January 4.
Other authors slated to publish one-shots include Tite Kubo (Bleach), Kyosuke Usuta (Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar), Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro (Toriko), and Ryūhei Tamura (Beelzebub, Hungry Marie).