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HUNTER x HUNTER Anime Will Return To Celebrate Manga’s Return

A leak from the next edition of the magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump revealed that the anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi, HUNTER x HUNTERwill publish a special video on October 28 through the official YouTube channel of the Jump Magazinein commemoration of the resumption of the original work.

It should be noted that the manga already has confirmed its resumption for the upcoming October 24 issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine., after more than three years and eleven months of suspension due to the author’s health. The news took some by surprise, especially since Togashi shares fairly rough sketches of the new chapters of the work that he is finishing.


The manga began publication in March 1998 in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from the publisher Shueishaless than a year after the start of the publication of one piece. Yoshihiro Togashi has taken numerous long breaks from publishing HUNTER x HUNTER since 2006, some of which were due to illness and chronic back pain, while the reasons for others were never disclosed.


HUNTER x HUNTER is set in a world where hunters exist to perform all kinds of dangerous tasks, such as capturing criminals and bravely searching for lost treasures in uncharted territories. Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss is determined to become the best hunter he can be in hopes of finding his father, who was a hunter and abandoned his family long ago. However, Gon soon realizes that the path to achieving his goals is far more challenging than he ever imagined.

On the way to becoming an official hunter, Gon befriends the spirited doctor-in-training Leorio, the vengeful Kurapika, and the rebellious ex-assassin Killua. To achieve their own goals and wishes, the four of them together take the Hunter Exam, known for its low success rate and high chance of death. Along their journey, Gon and his friends embark on an adventure that puts them through many hardships and struggles. They’ll meet a host of monsters, creatures, and characters, all while learning what it really means to be a hunter.

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