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Shueisha Launches Young Jump Battle Magazine Supplement

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New publication will have 1-shots by Tiger & Bunny: The Comic, Terraformars creators

This week's 44th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine revealed on Thursday that Shueisha will launch a new supplement to the magazine named Young Jump Battle on October 15. The supplement will focus on the "battle" manga genre, and the first issue will include five one-shots.

The first one-shot is a Tiger & Bunny one-shot by writer Erika Yoshida and artist Hiroshi Ueda, the duo behind the Tiger & Bunny: The Comic manga (pictured at right). The magazine issue will also include a pinup for the franchise.

Terraformars' Yū Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana are creating the second one-shot based on a storyboard that Sasuga drew before publishing Terraformars. The one-shot's story will center on a dystopian society centered on elderly people.

Toshimitsu Matsubara (Rikudō) is providing the third one-shot titled "Duelant," which will be set in the European Middle Ages. Shinnosuke Kanazawa (Kunoichi no Ichi!) is providing the fourth one-shot, a "school infiltration spy action battle" manga. Asa Kayagasaki (Tamata) is providing storyboards for the fifth one-shot with a "food battle" story, and Kōichi Kōzuki is providing art.

Source: Weekly Young Jump issue 44

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