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Anime Movie of Hunter x Hunter Announced

by dtshyk
Mar 13, 2012 3:59 PM | 78 Comments
According to Mainichi News, an anime movie of Hunter x Hunter was announced. It will be a brand new story. The release date hasn't been revealed yet.

According to Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, the serialization of Hunter x Hunter manga will be suspended for the time being after the release of Chapter 340.

Sources: Mainichi, Scan of WSJ

Hunter x Hunter Movie on MAL

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omg I cant believe its out! ive been waiting. How'd you see it in theater where are they airing it? In Japan?

Feb 4, 2013 6:12 PM by dextronaut

Watched it in theater today. Although 'filler' I thought it was a great movie. Very entertaining. It fills in a little about Kurapika's backstory that I thought was interesting to watch.

Jan 30, 2013 4:14 AM by slasheddream


Dec 2, 2012 1:57 AM by Yonatay

I'm so excited there's gonna be a Hunter X Hunter movie, but why are people already adding it as a favorite?

Aug 25, 2012 10:42 PM by kirAth-shiAue

im excited

Jun 26, 2012 2:30 PM by Avato-chan

Wow, i must watching this :)

May 23, 2012 7:23 PM by AcezHarfianz

Im looking forward to it!!~

May 23, 2012 10:07 AM by mshitsugaya10

Greatest news of the day, I must top out though how surprised I am at how early in the series this was green lit. After only 10 episodes it already has a movie declared, I conjecture that must signify from a ratings viewpoint and fiscal outlook that huntsman x seeker (2012) is beautiful successful.

Apr 15, 2012 8:46 AM by onlinepsychics


Apr 14, 2012 4:38 AM by AidaJudge

holy, yay *dead* ... *ok i'm not dead lol*
a movieeeeee~~~
god, HxH is one of my favourite ;D can't wait for it, hope the story will be good :)
but the sad part is that we have to wait more than a year D:

Apr 6, 2012 11:47 PM by MomoNyan

Don't expect a great story for a movie but...YEAAAAAH
Great news :D I hope it'll be fun

Next: Video game...pleaaaaaase

Mar 16, 2012 1:10 PM by x5exotic

Yeah, Hunter X Hunter is a great shonen series, but it's not exactly gonna convince anyone who isn't a fan of what shonen manga/anime is typically like to give it a try.

Mar 15, 2012 8:07 PM by kkslider5552000

Takashi981 said:
Hmm is the series good? not saying it isn't I just haven't had the motivation to watch it. Hmm maybe I'll start....very soon

If you enjoy Jump's big 3 (or at least one of them), then you MIGHT like HxH. If you like surprises, then it's right up your alley.

Mar 15, 2012 3:14 PM by TerrorH3ctor

I'm enjoying the anime remake, so that's cool. I'll watch the movie, filler or not--I don't care as long as it revolves around the leading characters.

As for the hiatus, I'm guessing that Togashi needs some time off to think about how to present the next arc (now that the Chimera Ant arc is finished).

All things considered, HxH is just as great as Yu Yu Hakusho. ^^

Mar 15, 2012 3:11 PM by TerrorH3ctor

What the hecks up with all you cynical mo fo's? ITS GETTING A MOVIE! BE HAPPY WOULD YA?

I personally never care if MOVIES are filler, heck I HOPE they're something new, I don't want to sit down for 90 minutes watching a movie of some parts I know damn well is gonna happen and could have just been put into the anime.

Anime's job = adapt manga as faithfully as possible

Movies job = be creative with the story's invironment

I also don't care if it effects the plot or not, when it comes to movies I expect to enjoy myself, so wether plot movements happen or not I don't give a shit.

Anyways I can't wait! I was always hoping HxH would get a movie ever since I got into it, and now its got one! THIS IS GONNA BE GREAT!! :D

Mar 15, 2012 11:43 AM by Thatguy31

YES! new story?? then it must be...

the chimera ants!! wow.... hope so.XDD

Mar 15, 2012 3:54 AM by dame_roland27

Damn more fucking HIATUS. He doesn't even freaking need iDOLM@STER to do it, I imagine how much longer would he take if he played it.

Ah, yes, a movie, w/e, I know it's gonna suck, it'll be either a filler, some story from the manga that will screw up the whole anime chronology, or even a hiatus on the anime; then the movie so later they'll be having the anime again. #1 is unfortunately the least horrid option.
I hope it'll sell well, since it might guarantee more seasons of HxH.

Mar 14, 2012 8:09 PM by RoCSC-006C1BST

Wow..cant wait!

Mar 14, 2012 6:40 PM by Misel_chan

Cool. I hope it takes place after the York New arc.

Mar 14, 2012 4:20 PM by malvarez1

yes! yes! yes! been waiting for one since 2001!

Mar 14, 2012 3:05 PM by NoobHunterD

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