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'Hunter x Hunter' Returns to Hiatus

by Sakana-san
Apr 1, 2018 12:49 PM | 50 Comments
The 18th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shounen Jump of 2018 announced on Monday that Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter x Hunter will take a short break. Togashi apologized for the hiatus announcement and promised that his series will return as soon as possible.

The manga resumed serialization in January 2018 following a hiatus that began last September. Shueisha shipped the 35th compiled volume on February 2, which sold 477,485 units and placed first in the Oricon weekly rankings.

The manga was adapted into two TV anime series: initially in 1999 by Nippon Animation and then a 2011 version by Madhouse. The studios also produced theatrical adaptations and several OVAs.

North American publisher Viz Media licensed both the anime and manga series and shipped the 34th manga volume on March 6 and the third Blu-ray set last October.

Source: Comic Natalie

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Not that surprising but probably going wait til the current arc is over. Hope for Togashi recovery.

Apr 4, 2018 11:55 PM by AnimeCreed

Zamii said:
now I am waiting for Berserk to go vacation.

Didn't it? All the previous chapters had the "See you in late *insert following month*", but the last chapter had "See you next time".

Wormy01 said:
You’ll never see it coming

[insert Persona 5 meme here]

That meme doesn't work here because even a blind person would've seen this coming.

Apr 3, 2018 1:44 AM by yhunata

Himura-Kenshin said:
Come on people, he has a serious health issue that hinders his writing. We did know this was going to happen. Also I know i'm asking for a miracle, but any chance Madhouse decide to give Hunter X Hunter another go?

They honestly wouldn't get very far. Even if Madhouse was cool enough to pick it back up, which is hard to say considering they never like to work on anything twice hajime no ippo is the only exception.

It'd probably leave viewers super unsatisfied if they'd pick it back up for the what, the 42 chapters he's done as to where the manga left off......

Apr 2, 2018 6:51 PM by Stripes

Have a good rest Togashi. Thanks for blowing up the internet and my twitter feed while you were busy.

Apr 2, 2018 6:48 PM by Stripes

you know what, I don't even care anymore. I'll pick it up again when this arc is over.

Apr 2, 2018 12:15 PM by XXXXXXXXXIII

This is why I havent gotten on the manga yet, and also why I m in no rush to read more deeper into Berserk manga.

Apr 2, 2018 6:36 AM by Playcool

Yup, this what i'm waiting for.

Apr 2, 2018 1:54 AM by Detective1412

caio_ken said:

Shounen isn't a genre but a demography.

I've the same problem
Shounen, Shoujo, Seinen, and Josei are Not genre, they're demographic
tho I kinda gave up persuade people on that

Apr 1, 2018 11:53 PM by Araragiri-san

Come on people, he has a serious health issue that hinders his writing. We did know this was going to happen. Also I know i'm asking for a miracle, but any chance Madhouse decide to give Hunter X Hunter another go?

Apr 1, 2018 10:26 PM by Himura-Kenshin

Sometimes people just need a break..

Apr 1, 2018 10:22 PM by Tens_Da_Hologram

<<Places BORING, HIATUSXHIATUS, NEW ARC SUCKS, TOGASHI LAZY, DQ JOKES and all other kinds of hate crying here>>

Apr 1, 2018 8:47 PM by Utsuu

place you bets guys, how long this hiatsses will be?

Apr 1, 2018 5:17 PM by Kuma

I still hope he'll be back before this year ends

Apr 1, 2018 4:33 PM by Klad

moodie said:
Can we call this news anymore? This man is never finishing HxH

That's the true name of the Manga.

Apr 1, 2018 4:29 PM by Xaelath

I'm not surprised anymore..
And I'm not even someone who follows the manga.. XD

Apr 1, 2018 3:29 PM by Meira_Eve

I will waiting for the next season.

Apr 1, 2018 3:27 PM by Haryounthoro26

to be fair he released a good number of chapters

or maybe I'm just annoyed because Miura is now on monthly release and still releasing only 4 chapters lol

anyway I hope Togashi is all right and that this hiatus won't be long!

Apr 1, 2018 3:24 PM by Danae

people calling this Hiatus X Hiatus are not really joking

Apr 1, 2018 3:18 PM by deg

Are we sure this isn't an April Fools Day thing?

Apr 1, 2018 3:06 PM by TJHooker

Not surprising that the manga went on hiatus again after releasing 10 chapters in a row. Hoping the hiatus lasts half a year or less.

Apr 1, 2018 3:03 PM by wildhood

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