Weekly Shōnen Champion

Weekly Shōnen Champion (週刊少年チャンピオン, Shūkan Shōnen Champion) is a weekly shōnen manga magazine published by Akita Shoten.

Weekly Shōnen Champion
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The cover of 2009 Shonen Champion Issue 2-3.
CategoriesShōnen manga[1]
FrequencyWeekly
Circulation250,000[2][3]
First issue15 July 1969
CompanyAkita Shoten
CountryJapan
Based inTokyo
LanguageJapanese
WebsiteAkitashoten.co.jp

HistoryEdit

Shōnen Champion was first published 15 July 1969. It has had numerous popular series by manga artists such as Osamu Tezuka, Go Nagai, Shinji Mizushima, Masami Kurumada, Keisuke Itagaki. The magazine is published every Thursday. It had a circulation of 250,000 from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2019.[4]

Currently running manga seriesEdit

Series Title Author Premiered
Atsumare! Fushigi Kenkyuubu Masahiro Anbe September 29, 2016
Baki Dou Keisuke Itagaki October 4, 2018
Beastars Paru Itagaki September 8, 2016
Harigane Service Ace Ara Tatsuya May 29, 2018
Mairimashita! Iruma-kun Nishi Osamu March 2, 2017
Rokudou no Onna-tachi Yuuji Nakamura June 23, 2016
Saint Seiya: Next Dimension Masami Kurumada April 27, 2006
Shy Bukimi Miki August 1, 2019
The Vampire Dies in No Time Itaru Bonnoki June 25, 2015
Yowamushi Pedal Wataru Watanabe February 21, 2008

Notable seriesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thompson, Jason (2007). Manga: The Complete Guide. Del Rey Books. p. xxiii-xxiv. ISBN 978-0-345-48590-8.
  2. ^ https://www.j-magazine.or.jp/user/data/magdata/1/12
  3. ^ From October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019.
  4. ^ https://www.j-magazine.or.jp/user/data/magdata/1/12

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