Viz's Shonen Jump to Publish Toriko Author Shimabukuro's New 1-Shot
posted on by Karen Ressler
Viz Media's English digital edition of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that it will publish a new one-shot by Toriko's Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro in the next issue on April 23. Shimabukuro will launch a one-shot titled "Build King" (pictured right) in Shueisha's Japanese edition of Weekly Shonen Jump on the same day.
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, Naoshi Komi (Nisekoi) published a one-shot on January 4, and Hiroshi Shiibashi (Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan) published a one-shot on April 9.
Other authors slated to publish one-shots include Tite Kubo (Bleach), Kyosuke Usuta (Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar), and Ryūhei Tamura (Beelzebub, Hungry Marie).