Weekly Shōnen Jump

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Weekly Shōnen Jump
Weekly Shonen Jump logo.svg
Editor-in-ChiefHiroyuki Nakano[1]
Former editorsTadashi Nagano
Kazuhiko Torishima
Hisashi Sasaki
CategoriesShōnen manga[2][3]
FrequencyBiweekly (1968–1969)
Weekly (1969–present)
Circulation1,740,000
(January–December 2018)[4]
First issueAugust 1, 1968; 51 years ago (1968-08-01)
CompanyShueisha
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

Weekly Shōnen Jump (Japanese: 週刊少年ジャンプ, Hepburn: Shūkan Shōnen Janpu, stylized in English as WEEKLY JUMP) is a manga magazine aimed at teens made by Shueisha. The magazine is also known as Shonen Jump, Weekly Jump, or Jump. The manga from the magazine are made into Jump Comics.

International Magazines[change | change source]

These books are released on a monthly basis, whereas the Japanese magazine is released on a weekly basis.

SHONEN JUMP[change | change source]

The printer of magazines, Shueisha joined the printer of manga VIZ Media, LLC. (before heard as Viz Communications, LLC.) to print a monthly work of Weekly Shonen Jump. The first print was made in 2003 with picture of Goku on the front. The English words in the magazine used circumflexes besides macrons. Not all the time the magazine does this.

BANZAI![change | change source]

The Weekly Jump magazine is printed as the magazine BANZAI! in Germany. The printer of magazines, Carlsen Verlag created the printed book. The first issue was in 2001 and stopped going in 2005. The printed book put the series Hakuchi One, I"s, Shaman King, Nekomajin, DNA2, Sand Land, Dr. Slump, Halloweens, and Hunter x Hunter. Two book labels were made for the manga called Best of BANZAI! and BANZAI! präsentiert (BANZAI! presents).

Swedish Shonen Jump[change | change source]

The Swedish printed version was made by Bonnier Carlsen. The printed book only appeared in 2007 and put the manga Yu-Gi-Oh!, Naruto, and Shaman King in it. The manga Bleach was printed in it after the other manga. The book also had short manga like Sand Land; and made people learn how to create manga.

Norwegian Shonen Jump[change | change source]

The Norwegian printed book was made by Shibsted. The book was printed through 2005-2007. The magazine put series like Rurouni Kenshin, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and Shaman King. The comics Shaman King and Naruto are going to be printed in books. Two labels were made for the manga called En Bok Fra Shonen Jump (A Book From Shonen Jump) and Dragon Ball Ekstra (Dragon Ball Extra).

References[change | change source]

  1. "Weekly Shonen Jump Lists Hiroyuki Nakano as New Editor-in-Chief". Anime News Network. July 13, 2017. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  2. Thompson, Jason (2007). Manga: The Complete Guide. Del Rey Books. p. xxiii-xxiv. ISBN 978-0-345-48590-8.
  3. "Boy's Manga" (in Japanese). Japanese Magazine Publishers Association. September 2016. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  4. Hodgkins, Crystalyn (April 22, 2019). "Shueisha Reveals New Circulation Numbers, Demographics for its Manga Magazines". Anime News Network. Retrieved April 22, 2019.

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