The fans of HUNTER x HUNTER are concerned about the future of the series after a change in the catalog of the Weekly Shōnen Jump. After what was reported by the account “@WSJ_Manga“, readers of the veteran manga series of Yoshihiro Togashi they fear its cancellation after the new classification system of the Weekly Shōnen Jump.
On the magazine’s official website, the magazine classifies manga into two categories: “serialized works” and “archived serializations“. At the moment, HUNTER x HUNTER has been placed within the second option, which includes completed, canceled and transferred works. Despite its four-year hiatus, the magazine had never moved the manga from HUNTER x HUNTER of his serialized works, and only marked it as temporarily suspended.
In December 2022, HUNTER x HUNTER it was suspended again just two months after his return. A leak claimed that chapters 401 onwards would not continue weekly serialization. «Togashi-sensei will continue to write the following chapters, and the editorial department will continue to support him until the completion of the manga.», the ad read. It is unclear if the manga will return to weekly serialization in the future.
Previously, the author Yoshihiro Togashi he took a two-year break from 2014 to 2016 and returned for two months before taking another one-year break. In 2018, Togashi discontinued HUNTER x HUNTER due to his chronic back problem. The suspension lasted until July 2022.. On his personal Twitter account, Togashi announced that “Volume 37” would be released in Japan on November 4. This new volume contained chapters 381-390, but no content that Togashi had been working on at the time. Despite the good news, the mangaka continues to struggle with his health. «My symptoms are not improving, and my treatment and recovery have been taking up a lot of my time“, he wrote on Twitter.
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